Nurse Practitioner - Sussex I State Prison

Waverly, VA


Job Summary: Under indirect supervision, provides independent primary care in a correctional setting to a specified population of non-emergency patients. Provides consultation and advice to others.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs medical examinations and evaluations, diagnoses, treatment, follow-up consultation and health education.
  • Manages patient’s overall care.
  • Obtains patient histories and develops patient care treatment plans, ensuring completeness and accuracy using the POMR format.
  • Supervises and/or coordinates the activities of patient care and/or support staff.
  • Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic conditions.
  • Prescribes medications and other treatments.
  • Participates in planning programs and in developing specific health polices and procedures.
  • Practices safety, environmental and/or infection control methods.
  • Will adhere to Armor’s Standards of Professional Conduct, and will incorporate and/or be supportive of Armor’s four core FISH! Philosophies – i.e. Play, Be There, Make Their Day and Choose Your Attitude.
  • Respond to requests from Security Staff as well as Armor Staff in accordance with Armor and Facility Guidelines. This includes following the rules and regulations for employee conduct/behavior and chain of command set forth by the command staff at all times while working within the detention/correctional facility.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Posted March 15, 2021