Nurse Practitioner

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Danville, IL, US
  • Applications have closed

Indiana Family Health Council View Company Profile

Advanced Practice Nurse–Family Planning, reproductive health ServicesWithin the scope of clinical ability, the Advance Practice Nurse (APN) provides reproductive health and family planning nursing and medical services to clients in Danville, IL and/or via a mobile health unit which covers 7 Illinois Counties. The APN emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention as well as diagnosis and management of disease. The APN assists with the establishment of guidelines, standardized practices and policies and procedures for the program and insures compliance with them during the performance of his/her work. Work is performed in conjunction with the Medical Director as defined in the APNxe2x80x99s Collaborative Practice Agreement.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Obtains a client history and performs reproductive health and family planning counseling and education.2. Implements appropriate screening and laboratory testing based on results of the clientxe2x80x99s history and physical.3. Reviews and interprets laboratory results and follows up appropriately.4. Follows American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology standards when ordering Pap Smear Screenings.5. Educates clients on FDA approved birth control options including abstinence, fertility awareness methods.6. Prescribes contraceptives to clients according to IFHC and manufacturer guidelines. Experience inserting and removing IUDs and Nexplanon implants preferred.7. Prescribes medications according to CFPC, CDC and manufacturer guidelines.8. Provides client counseling on reproductive health and sexuality and refers clients to other agencies and health care providers as needed.9. Documents information in the clientxe2x80x99s medical record according to policy.10. Assists in the development of policies and procedures related to the program.11. Must have knowledge and understanding of and follow Illinois Statutes regardingthe reporting of child abuse, child molestation, sexual abuse, rape and, incest, domestic violence, and human trafficking.12. May perform other duties as required by the Medical Director, and/or CFPC management.13. Work is performed as outlined in the APN Collaborative Practice Agreement.14. Implements policies and procedures of the CFPC and the family planning program guidelines.OTHER FUNCTIONS1. Requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, families, coworkers, medical providers and the public.2. Demonstrates the communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to interact effectively with diverse populations; also requires the skills needed to communicate in a clear and effective manner.3. Demonstrates strong work ethic and dedication to job responsibilities with excellence.4. Demonstrates ability to prioritize duties and responsibilities appropriately and effectively.5. Exhibits respect and fairness in all collaborative efforts.5. Accepts and supports changes in business strategy and job functions.6. Seeks and/or implements new, creative and different ways of doing things.7. Evidences willingness and desire for improvement through decisions and actions.8. Demonstrates proficiency in basic computer skills, including electronic health records and telemedicine technology, and a basic understanding of database applications.9. Performs all work in accordance with HIPAA regulations.10. Provide healthcare services via a mobile health unitKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES1. Masters of Science Degree from a university/college program approved by the National League for Nursing preferred.2. Documented evidence of completion of an Advanced Practice Nursing Programthat meets the American Nurses Association Guidelines required.3. Current license to practice as a registered advance practice nurse in the State ofIllinois.4. Self-directed and motivated to participate in continued learning and professionaldevelopment.5. Travel both in state and out of state may be needed.6. Current CPR certification required (or must obtain certification within the firstsix weeks of employment).

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