Family Nurse Practitioner

All Med Search Published: February 24, 2017

Description

TITLE : Family Nurse Practitioner

SUMMARY POSITION STATEMENT Several NP position exists due to the orgnizations growth. Jobs available: Float NP, Hospitalist NP

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION

  • Evaluate and treat patients within the privilege range granted by the Board, and within the scope of training, capabilities, and license criteria as a health care provider.
  • Be a patient advocate.
  • Coordinate health promotional activities.
  • Provide patient follow-up as necessary for continuity of care.
  • Coordinate care with other health care providers when referrals are necessary.
  • Be familiar with and follow adopted community health center standards of care.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and timely documentation regarding patient contacts within (EMR) patient charts.
  • Assess grant criteria and incorporate into the patient encounter.
  • Consistent attendance and punctuality is required. Expected to work the hours set by and/or the schedule set by supervisor.
  • Expected to complete required trainings such as CPR, Mandt, Mental Health First Aid and any others deemed necessary for this position.

TEAM DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assume a leadership role for a primary care team
  • Analyze population data to identify high leverage interventions with their patient panel.
  • Assist in facilitating coordination of care
  • Develop and implement a plan of care and recommend interventions to attain optimal patient function
  • Effectively utilize electronic health record (EHR) to document clinical activity and manage patient population
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with other members of Care Team
  • Participates in Care Team training and learning activities

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION

  • Conduct support groups in subjects related to physical and emotional health.
  • Understands and supports the concept of the Patient Centered Medical Home and Meaningful Use including compliance with documentation requirements.
  • Active participation in the Performance Outcome Management System (POMS) of quality care
  • Understands and supports the concept of the Chronic Care Model and the Health Disparities Collaborative.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education : Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program, and/or Masters degree in nursing. National Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner.

Experience : Must have the ability to work independently (with supervision and collaboration from a physician)

Job Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of health care facility.Maintain contacts in the community to enhance public relations with area providers and community groups.
  • Promote facility programs at every possibility.
  • Assist in development of educational programs to enhance patient care.
  • Assist in developing staff education.
  • Maintain CME criteria as defined by license requirements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a diverse set of employees / patients with multiple disciplines in both clinic and administrative settings.
  • Demonstrate initiative and responsibility.
  • Travel as needed for training and educational opportunities.
  • Apply principles of the health plan and business plan.
  • Record statistics and conducts research as deemed necessary.
  • Timely charting of all medical records.
  • Must pass State required background and pre-hire drug screen.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Occasional bending, stooping, lifting, and stretching.
  • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer, telephone, and medical equipment.
  • Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to assess patients as well as record, prepare and communicate in writing, in person and by phone.
  • An individual in this position may be exposed to communicable diseases and other diseases common to health settings, blood borne pathogens, and physical hazards (e.g. needle sticks, etc.).
  • Requires occasional lifting and transferring patients.

CORE VALUES

  • Treat all co-workers and patients with dignity and respect.
  • Project a professional manner and image.
  • Adhere to ethical principles.
  • Communicate professionally & effectively. – focus on cooperation and win/win outcomes.
  • Serve as Community Liaison.
  • Abide by the policies and procedures outlined by including the Employee Manual.
  • Safety is everyone’s job and it is your reasonability to report any safety and/or health concerns to management as soon as they become apparent.
  • Expected to bring your best work and attitude.
  • Expected to handle complaints and grievances professionally, adhering to the employee manual and to uphold employee core values.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS

  • Works closely with Medical Director to assist with training and helping develop clinical personnel skills & proficiencies.
  • Works closely with health care provider colleagues.
  • Works closely with Clinic Manager and/or Operation.

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Job Type: Full-time

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