State of Oregon Nurse Practitioner (ANP/FNP) - Deer Ridge Correctional Institution in Madras, Oregon

Nurse Practitioner (ANP/FNP) - Deer Ridge Correctional Institution



Nurse Practitioner (ANP/FNP) - Deer Ridge Correctional Institution


Depends on Qualifications


Madras, OR

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5/31/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Join our elite team of well-trained, highly qualified Health Services Professionals dedicated to delivering comprehensive care in a correctional setting.

We are looking for a Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner who would enjoy the opportunity to have it all. You will be able to enjoy your family, have a lifestyle that you prefer and practice the medicine that you went to school to practice. Our nurse practitioners work in an environment in which they see their patients' progress over an extended period of time and co-manage their patient's care.

This position also requires the provision of compensated telephonic on call consultation to medical services staff after normal working hours.

This position is with the Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) with the Health Services program. The purpose of this program is to provide health care to inmates at Department of Corrections' institutions

Deer Ridge Correctional Institution (DRCI), the newest prison in Oregon, is located four miles east of Madras in central Oregon, encompasses 453 acres with about 200 acres used for the facility. The prison comprises a 774-bed minimum-security facility and a 1,228-bed medium-security facility.

This position is represented by American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

Benefits: The State of Oregon provides a generous benefit package, which includes family health and dental insurance, optional short and long-term disability and term life insurance – all of which can be tailored to individual needs. Also provided are fully paid retirement program, modest life insurance policy, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. This position may be eligible for Police & Fire (P&F) benefits through PERS, as defined by statute. P&F benefits are limited to the Director, employees of the DOC facilities used to incarcerate adults, and parole and probation officers. This benefit will be discussed with you at time of hire.

Duties & Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to provide psychiatric assessment and psychotropic medication management as clinically indicated to mentally ill inmates within the Department of Corrections, including referral of inmates to programs and services as appropriate, and to provide on-call crisis intervention services after-hours, holidays and on weekends. The employee will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and will coordinate care of inmate patients with other members of the treatment team.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Your application will be reviewed to verify that you:

  • are licensed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Your license number must be listed in the "Certificates and Licenses" section of your application.

In the "Work Experience " section of your electronic application, clearly describe your experience as it relates to this position. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration. A resume' will not replace the "Work Experience " section of the application.

Additional Information

You must have a valid e-mail address to apply for jobs with the Oregon Department of Corrections. All communication regarding your application and status will be done by


If you have application login problems, get an error message during the application process, or are experiencing other technical (computer related) difficulties, please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627. You can also e-mail NEOGOV™ for support at You can use this e-mail address to report a variety of applicant issues; login, attaching documents, web browser, etc. Remember when submitting an applicant issue through this e-mail address please make sure to include your name, if you have an applicant ID, a valid contact number, the issue, and if possible a time when your are available

Only complete applications will be considered. Provide detailed information relevant to the job posting in both the Work Experience Job Duties section of the application and your answers to the Supplemental Questions.

The application Work Experience and Job Duties section will be closely reviewed first to see if the applicant meets the Minimum Requirements of the Position.

Passing applications will be moved forward to the second step where the candidate's answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire are reviewed for the special qualifications and/or desired attributes of the position. Those qualified applicants whose responses most closely match the desired attributes of the position will be invited to interview.

The pay and benefits on all announcement may change without notice.

Application Reference Number: DOC18-03698

ODOC does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States. Applicants will be subject to a Computerized Criminal History and Motor Vehicles check as well as background investigation. Adverse background information may be grounds for disqualification.

Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) complies with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). PREA prohibits ODOC from hiring, or promoting anyone who has engaged in, been convicted of, or been civilly or administratively adjudicated for engaging in sexual abuse in Institution settings. These include a jail, prison, or other correctional facility (including juvenile corrections).

This standard requires ODOC to conduct background checks on all applicants considered for employment or promotion to consider any incidents of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment in determining whether to hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates.

For more information regarding PREA please visit:

Veterans Preference Points are awarded to eligible veterans seeking employment with the Oregon Department of Corrections. Veterans must provide appropriate documentation to qualify for these additional preference points and must submit the documentation with each application. The DD215 must accompany the DD214 that was modified. Only DD214 Member Copy 4, Service Copy 2 and Service Copy 3 are accepted to verify character of service. Other copies will not be accepted and points will not be awarded.VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS

Required documentation must include:

  • a copy of the DD214/215 for the five (5) point preference; OR

  • a copy of the DD214/215 and a public employment preference letter from the United States Department of Veterans' Affairs for the ten (10) point preference.

Based on Oregon Statute 408.225(1)(f) defines a veteran as a person who:Served on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States:

  • For a period of more than 90 consecutive days before January 31, 1955 and was discharged under honorable conditions (Honorable, General, or Under Honorable Conditions);

  • For a period of more than 178 consecutive days beginning after January 31, 1955 and was discharged under honorable conditions;

  • For 178 days or less and was discharged under honorable conditions because of a service-connected disability;

  • For 178 days or less and was discharged under honorable conditions and has a disability rating from the USDVA; OR

  • For at least one day in a combat zone and was discharged under honorable conditions;

  • Received a combat or campaign ribbon or an expeditionary medal for service in the Armed Forces of the United States and was discharged under honorable conditions;

  • Is receiving a non-service connected pension from the USDVA.

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Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

  • $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

  • Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

  • Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

  • Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

  • 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

  • Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

  • Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

  • Long-term and short-term disability

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment

  • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.