Physician's Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP), Mid-L

at Wellpath in Rutland, Vermont, United States

Job Description

You Matter

- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved

- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture

- Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:

- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients

- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

- Autonomy in a warm team environment

- Growth and training

Perks and Benefits

In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:

- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!

- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships

- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching

- Company paid life insurance

- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)

- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts

- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

Why Us

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society’s most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to “Always Do The Right Thing!”, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

How you make a difference

As a Physician’s Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP), you will work under the direct supervision of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher medical professional, and assist the Physician in providing medical care and treatment to the inmate population, which includes addressing behavioral health disorders. You will coordinate patient care plans by conducting assessments, developing plans, implementing interventions, and evaluating outcomes, all while working collaboratively with the healthcare team and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations at the agency, local, state, and federal levels.

Key Responsibilities

- Conduct daily sick call, carry out treatments, and follow standardized procedures and protocols.

- Provide emergency care for identified medical emergencies and coordinate patient transfers to appropriate facilities.

- Perform minor surgical procedures, repair lacerations, and remove sutures.

- Treat and manage non-psychotic behavioral health disorders and provide ongoing care for patients on maintenance doses of non-psychotic medications.

- Participate in Quality Management and Peer Review activities, document findings using the S.O.A.P.E. method, and attend quarterly Quality Management meetings.

Qualifications & Requirements


+ Completion of a master’s program in nursing (NPs) or an accredited education program for PAs


+ Previous correctional/detention facility experience

+ Minimum two (2) years’ experience


+ Unrestricted current license, certification or registration in state of practice – must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.

+ Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration

+ Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS and PALS (where applicable) certification through AHA

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn’t seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

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Posted On: May 17, 2023

Updated On: Aug 12, 2023

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