Nurse Practitioner (APRN)

Health Partnership Clinic View Company Profile

Position: Nurse Practitioner Department: Medical Reports To: Chief Health Officer Position Summary Under the supervision of the Chief Health Officer, the Nurse Practitioner provides primary health care services as a member of a health care team comprised of Health Partnership Clinic (HPC) physicians, advanced practice providers and clinical support staff. HPC employs a team-based approach to delivering patient care. Clinical staff work with their team to effectively use huddles at the start of each clinic day, utilize standing orders when applicable, use evidence-based approaches to patient care such as teaching self-management to patients, emphasize seamless care coordination for all patients, strive to understand the vulnerable populations served, and adjust services to fit patient needs. Upon hire, all staff receive orientation regarding the benefits of the HPC team-based approach to population health. Duties and Responsibilities: Perform health assessments, including history and physical examination, order and/or perform diagnostic tests, evaluate pertinent psychosocial and family history, perform general health assessments, and diagnose acute and chronic conditions throughout the lifespan. Promote family health, including periodic health assessments and screening for early diagnosis. Assess and guide families about home safety, childhood hazards, optimal health practices and provide mental and emotional resources as needed. Manage common acute and chronic illness, including minor trauma, episodic problems, common chronic disorders, as well as counseling and education with regard to such problems, performance of minor surgical procedures and initiation of life-saving procedures in emergencies. Work as a member of the health care team and assist in the education of patients and the community in preventive health care and health maintenance concepts. Demonstrate patterns of continued learning to ensure growth as a practitioner. Exhibit awareness of community resources (insurance products, social services, etc.) that may help improve the overall health and well-being of patients. Flexibility and adaptability. Clinic office hours are generally 7:30 am to 5 pm, Monday xe2x80x93 Friday, with intermittent Saturday duties. Hours are subject to change as needed. Other duties or responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications: Must be licensed/certified as a Family Medicine nurse practitioner; must have active, unrestricted KS license as a Nurse Practitioner. Maintain an active and unrestricted KS DEA number. Current CPR (BLS) certification. Must be eligible for liability coverage via FTCA and private malpractice insurance carrier. Approval of Kansas Charitable Care Provider Application. Staff membership and privileges granted by the HPC Board of Directors (approval of credentialing and privileging applications). Ability to relate well with patients and other health care personnel. Ability to maintain appropriate clinical privileges. Social and cultural sensitivity appropriate to ethnically and economically diverse patient and employee base. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Commitment to expanding access to care for the underserved. Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of medical professionals including Pediatric Integrated Team, Behavioral Health Clinicians and Dentists. Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish, preferred. Knowledge of public health principles and practices, preferred Ability to work with Electronic Health Record System. Must meet COVID and vaccine requirements per FQHC regulations. Education and Experience: Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) or Doctorate of Nurse Practitioner (DNP) and certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Minimum five yearsxe2x80x99 experience working in a community health center or similar environment, preferred Typical Physical Demands: Prolonged sitting or standing may be required. Ability to lift to 25 pounds; occasionally up to 60 pounds. Those physical movements and the degree of mobility, manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination normally associated with normal medical office will be performed on a repetitive basis. The ability to distinguish letters and symbols, as well as the ability to utilize telephones, computer terminals, and copiers is required. The ability to work in fast-paced and non-traditional conditions, and irregular hours may be required. Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation, and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered. Ability to handle a busy schedule. Some non-traditional hours may be required (i.e., Saturday rotation). Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insurance Medical specialties: Primary Care Standard shift: Day shift Weekly schedule: Monday to Friday Rotating weekends Work setting: Clinic In-person Application Question(s): Do you have the ability to work with the Electronic Health Record System? Do you have knowledge of public health principles and practices? Experience: working in a community health center or similar environment: 5 years (Preferred) Language: Spanish/Bilingual (Preferred) License/Certification: active and unrestricted KS DEA number (Required) and current CPR (BLS) certification? (Preferred) MSN, DNP or APRN certification (Required) active and unrestricted KS license as a Nurse Practitioner (Required) Work Location: In person

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