Company: Primary Health Solutions
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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
- Consults with staff physicians in making decisions with patient
- 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
- Carries out medical administrative functions necessary for
quality patient care and compliance with accreditation
- Participates in committee activities and chart reviews. May
participate in Quality
- Improvement 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.PI202115373
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