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Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

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Location: Anson, TX
Job ID: 52316
Facility: Bluebonnet - MTC Medical

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Rate of pay: Starting at $120,000 per year

Work schedule: Full-time; 40 hours per week - 4x10 hours; On-call - 1:3 weekends

Location: Anson, TX 79501

At the Bluebonnet Detention Center, our professional and caring medical staff are dedicated to improving the lives of an underserved population by providing quality medical and dental services to individuals seeking new beginnings.

Benefits include:

  • Health, dental, vision, prescription drug insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Long and short-term disability
  • PTO and paid holidays
  • A chance to make a difference every day!

Position summary: Responsible for providing nursing care for specific patients under the direction of a physician. Follows established nursing standards, procedures and practices and gives specific patient care direction to nursing and other staff in compliance with MTC Medical and customer directives.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Follow established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Provide direct patient care, evaluate outcomes, consult with specialists as required and adjust treatment processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Perform CPR when necessary.
  • Monitor medical condition of patients and report and document changes appropriate to scope of practice.
  • Diagnose and treat patients appropriately, exercising independent judgment, initiating an effective course of action.
  • Perform daily information rounds and prepare notes on detainees assigned to medical housing.
  • Perform basic procedures including thermal applications, non-sterile soaks, application of dressings and casts.
  • Order diagnostic and therapeutic services and assess efficiency, documenting results and making needed changes.
  • Consult with facility medical director in a collaborative and cooperative relationship.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive charting on patient medical records.
  • Implement basic cost containment and utilization management for patient care and facility operations.
  • Maintain security and confidentiality of all patient medical records; observe applicable HIPAA rules.
  • Closely monitor all potential catastrophic illnesses.
  • Comply with all applicable pharmacy regulations, especially those covering controlled substances.
  • Assist corporate counsel with responses to detainee lawsuits.
  • Facilitate, where applicable, NCCHC/ACA accreditation of the medical program by providing the required level of efficiency and approved appropriate medical services.
  • Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include administering basic emergency medical aid, physically removing people away from dangerous situations, and securing and evacuating people from confined areas.
  • Requires long periods of walking and standing.

Education and experience requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited program and current licensure in the state of Texas as a nurse practitioner is required.
  • All education related to the licensure is required. 
  • Any additional licenses or certifications (i.e., DEA registration) are required. 
  • Two to five years of experience is recommended, preferably in a correctional environment or emergency medicine. 
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • A valid driver’s license in the state of California with an acceptable driving record is required, unless waived by management.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.


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