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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Primary Health Solutions
Location: Middletown
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:JOB TITLE: Nurse PractitionerDEPARTMENT: Health CenterREPORTS TO: Chief Health OfficerSTATUS: Exempt**LOCATION: Middletown - Express Care****SHIFT: Full time ****HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:00am - 7:00pm **SUMMARY:Provides continuing, comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to the patients ofButler County Community Health Consortium. All duties are performed with specific focus onproviding culturally competent health care to the underserved. Acts as the advocate forimproving health care quality and access for all populations.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions. Nothing in thisjob description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities tothis job at any time.CLINICAL DUTIES:Provides primary medical care to the Primary Health Solution patient population.Consults with staff physicians in making decisions with patient care.Evaluates and treats patients in the health centers and school based setting providing continuity of patient care.Provides nighttime, weekday or some weekend and holiday call coverage as part of work schedule.Provides patient and family education and counseling.May participate in training of nurse practitioner students as requested.MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:Necessary for good patient care and satisfying accreditation requirements.Maintains complete medical records, including history, physical exams, and telephone message summaries.Completes appropriate progress notes in each assigned work area plus other special patient forms.Completes appropriate correspondence, phone calls and letters to patients and referring physicians.Checks lab reports and correspondence within 24 to 48 hours of receipt. Act on abnormal labs immediately upon arrival.Participates in health collaborative / health improvement activities.ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:Carries out medical administrative functions necessary for quality patient care and compliance with accreditation requirements.Participates in committee activities and chart reviews. May participate in QualityImprovement and Risk Management activities and committee work in assigned areas.Attends Department/Center meetings as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:This position has no direct reports.Requirements:QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/orability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:Master of Science degree in Nursing. Must have graduated from an approved nurse practitionerprogram. Two years experience working with indigent populations and community basedprograms preferred.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenanceinstructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.REASONING ABILITY:Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situationswhere only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnishedin written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.COMPUTER SKILLS:To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to gain knowledge ofcurrent practice management system, electronic medical record, Microsoft Word, Internet, andIntranet.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:Licensed by the Ohio Board of Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner.OTHER SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal. Ability to work effectively andindependently with all levels of clinical and administrative staff within the health centers andwith community leaders. Strong leadership qualities leadership experience. Demonstratedprogram development and implementation skills. Ability to represent the organizationeffectively in a variety of settings and with diverse communities. Demonstrated understandingand appreciation for diverse cultures.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; usehands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee isoccasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly liftand /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Whileperforming the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborneparticles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of radiation. The noise level in the workenvironment is usually moderate.PI202118516

Keywords: Primary Health Solutions, Middletown , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Middletown, Ohio

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