Public Health Job Opportunities

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Deadline: until filled

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is seeking to hire a full time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to provide primary health care services. Selected candidate will be joining our staff of 5 Physicians, 6 Physician Assistants, 2 Nurse Practitioners, and other health care professionals. 

REQUIREMENTS: Certification and current license as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the State of Nebraska.

PREFERRED: Experience working as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner within a clinical setting or equivalent experience. Work experience as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in a correctional or institutional setting. Current CPR/ALCS certification preferred (required within one year of hire).

OTHER: If no licensed applicants are received, applicants who will be graduating from a PA or NP program within the next three months will be considered. In addition to the employment application, applicants are required to submit a resume which describes relevant experiences to the core job duties as well as desired requirements. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: medical exam, and at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid NE Corrections Training Program.

View the job description and apply via NE Jobs Online.