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PA Needed for Mental Health Dept of Correctional Centers

Job ID
WexfordPANP
Job Category
Physician Assistant - Family/Multi/General PA
Job Location
Illinois-Chicago
Job Duration
Permanent OR Locum Tenens - Any

Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant to join our team of healthcare professionals in Illinois.  This is working in the mental health unit.  Psych certification is not required.

We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

Annual review with performance increase
Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
Paid holidays
Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dental and Vision insurance
401(k) retirement savings plan
Company-paid short-term disability
Healthcare and dependent care spending account

POSITION SUMMARY

Under direct supervision of the appropriate Wexford Manager, and clinical supervision of the facility and/or Regional Psychiatrist, an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant for Mental Health shall provide psychiatric evaluation and treatment to offender patients, as well as clinical consultation to nurses, mental health professionals and others. Utilizes electronic medical record system as applicable throughout the scope of duties and responsibilities.



Must have at least 2 of the last 5 years working in a primary care setting seeing, diagnosing and prescribing to patients with mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety OR Psychiatric Certification.

Job Posted: 08/14/17

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