This practitioner will function independently in managing the direct and indirect care of incarcerated individuals in collaboration with all disciplines employed or practicing at the institutional Health Services Unit.
The practitioner will participate in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of care and education programs and protocols used by the health care staff to meet the needs of incarcerated individuals who exhibit health problems across the continuum from prevention to complex medical and/or psychiatric conditions.
Participate in developing and teaching educational programs regarding medical/nursing and health care within the institution and Bureau. C2 May serve as a preceptor for students.
Consult with team members in the development of interdisciplinary program plans.
Collaborate with Quality Assurance, Infection Control, Employee Health and the Public Health Educator in health care training/education of institution staff and/or inmates.
Development and application of medical/nursing practice standards to assure high level quality in delivery of health care in the institution.
Participate in and/or initiate quality assessment and improvement activities.
Identify important aspects of care and use to improve practice and operations.
Evaluate medical/nursing care in terms of quality through direct observation of inmate care in collaboration with the Medical Director, Director of Nursing, Unit Physician, Health Service Unit Manager, and/or Quality Assurance Coordinator.
Gather information which would substantiate the need for new or changed policies, routines, and procedures or equipment.
Work with medical staff and nurses to develop and/or revise institution procedures.
Contribute to the development of improved health care programs and medical/nursing services.
Contribute to a safe environment for inmates and staff which supports the prevention of illness/injury and the promotion of optimal health.
Utilize information based on studies/research in evaluating the effectiveness of practices and to identify health care needs of incarcerated inmates.
Initiate medical/nursing research relating to clinical practice.
Assist staff in conducting research to improve medical/nursing care practices and delivery of health care for inmates.
Development of specialized knowledge, skills and abilities through formal course work, independent study, research, committee participation and clinical experience. F1. Participate as member of standing and ad hoc committees as assigned/initiated. F2. Perform related work as assigned. F3. Participate in inservice and education programs
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