Type: Full-Time
Category: Medical
Division: Medical
Location: Taft Correctional (Medical) (Taft, California)

With 2,500 low and minimum security offenders, the Taft Correctional Institution strives to be a leader in social impact by helping those we serve prepare to successfully re-enter society. Incarcerated men are provided with a wide variety of cognitive behavioral, educational, vocational, substance abuse, and life-skills courses that help reduce recidivism

MTC Medical and the Taft Correctional Facility are seeking a full-time Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) to Manage medical aspects of care including

*Observation, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, evaluation, rehabilitation, care and counsel, and health teaching of offenders. 
*Ongoing care for acute and chronic illnesses
*Provide direct patient care for promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness in a correctional healthcare setting in compliance with MTC Medical and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) directives.
*Emergencies PRN 

Start Date: As soon as possible. Background and approvals could take a few weeks. 
Contract: Permanent, direct position 
Call: Split with mid-levels. Infrequent phone calls. Very rare to have to come back into facility
Shift: Evenings and weekends. Flexible within 40 hours per week. Can accommodate 5/8's or 4/10's 

 Education and Experience Requirements:

Must have and maintain a current and unrestricted license as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the state of California.   Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and current DEA registration unless state practice regulations permit other prescribing arrangements under supervision.  Valid driver’s license in the state of California with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

BENEFITS: 
MTC offers a variety of benefits to assist employees in balancing their personal and professional lives, such as:
  • Medical, vision, and prescription drug benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Sick leave and vacation (or PTO, varies by location)
  • Holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Civic duty and military leave
  • Travel insurance
  • Education assistance

In addition to the benefits listed above, MTC also provides its employees with its BIONIC (Believe it or Not I Care) Wellness Program. This free program features a wide range of tools, resources, and communication to address employee wellness from a mental, emotional, and physical perspective. 

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