NURSE PRACTITIONER / PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

NORTH COAST FAMILY HEALTH CENTER

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Rate: $56.470-$72.287

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Performs thorough patient history and physical assessments, including psycho-social, on all sex/age classifications as appropriate to training
  • Diagnoses disease states, determines treatment plans and orders, and/or administers appropriate treatments
  • Conducts required minimum of patient visits per day as communicated by the Practice Administrator
  • Documents assessments and treatment plans clearly and precisely in patient electronic health record
  • Completes all documentation in the patient electronic health record, to include finalizing the coding, within 72 hours of the patient encounter
  • Orders, performs, and interprets laboratory and diagnostic imaging procedures as required
  • Makes provisions and arrangement for necessary patient teaching, whether completed by self or delegated
  • Consults with Physician as appropriate, and coordinates with Supervising Physician regarding chart audits as required by law
  • Efficiently utilizes and directs Medical Assistants and Nursing Staff in providing direct patient care and services within their scope of practice
  • Follows established Advance Practitioner standardized procedures and protocols and makes recommendations for policy and protocol updates as necessary
  • Participates in Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Program
  • Reviews, provides input and approves clinic policies
  • Participates in inter-disciplinary meetings and committees to promote and ensure adjustment and continuity of patient care
  • Keeps unit current in regulatory requirements and continual readiness for surveys, maintaining established clinic procedures, objectives, policies and safety policies
  • Performs other related duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Current California Registered Nurse licensure (if Nurse Practitioner)
  • Current certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner; or current California Physician Assistant Board licensure
  • Certification as a Family, Adult or Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Current Furnishing Number and DEA Number
  • Current BLS certification
  • Minimum three years experience providing direct patient care in a clinic setting
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit a high degree of professionalism, open support of the hospital administration and competency in his/her field
  • Capable of performing position related physical requirements

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