Physician's Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Philadelphia

Company: Home Care Advantage DBA HCA Solutions
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Location: Philadelphia , USA
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  • • Valid and current registration as a professional Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner

  • • Minimum of 3 years recent experience in acute care, ambulatory care, Medical/Surgical or psychiatric care facility.

  • • One year, or more, of experience in a correctional environment is preferred, but not required

  • • Experience in a correctional health care setting preferred, but not required.

  • • Must be Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certified, in accordance with the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

  • • ACLS certification, preferred.

  • • Current Negative TB Test Results

  • • Proof of any vaccinations, including Hepatitis B and COVID -19


  • • HCA Solutions is currently seeking qualified candidates to serve as Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner in the Federal Detention Center (FDC) in Philadelphia, PA!

  • • The position is contract (W2), full-time, with long term placement. Schedule is five (5) days per week, normally consisting of a total of forty (40), one-hour (1) sessions per day, Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays), normally between the hours of 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., with a 30 minute unpaid lunch period.

  • • Provide Physician Assistant services which includes, but is not limited to:

  • • Provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services for the inmate

  • • Take medical histories, examine patients, and order and interpret laboratory tests and x-rays

  • • Make a diagnosis, provide treatment plans and prescribe medications

  • • Clinically manage injuries by suturing, splinting, and immobilizing

  • • Attend to medical emergencies

  • • Record progress notes, recommend clinically necessary outside consultation, instruct and counsel, and order or carry out therapy

  • • Emergency consultation to be performed by the contractor in instances where deemed necessary. Perform minor surgery utilizing local anesthesia during consultation visits

  • • Work collaboratively with the staff physician(s) and consulting physician(s) in planning, instituting, evaluating and revising program plans

  • • Assists in determining conditions, resources and policies essential to delivery of the health care services

  • • Discriminates between normal and abnormal findings to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional, or mental problems

  • • Manages the daily operation of the clinic and conducts daily sick call; which may include securing health histories from the patient, recording findings and providing clinical evaluations

  • • Administers and documents medications accurately according to policy/procedure and physician orders. Administers immunizations and tuberculin skin testing as ordered.

  • • Provides a wide range of emergency services, in the absence of the physician


  • • 11 paid holidays

  • • 2 weeks PTO

  • • Medical/Dental/Vision/Supplementals

  • • 401k

  • • Paid STD/LTD

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Temporary Job
Salary: USD 122.00 - 244.00 Biweekly
Positions available: 1

Minimal experience: Unspecified
Gender: Indistinct

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