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NURSE PRACTITIONER

Job Description

Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner will provide primary care services for adults or families, according to certification, in community-based nurse-managed health centers to diverse and underserved populations.  Employee will report to the Clinical Director Nurse Practitioner Administrator

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary care services.
  • Work within all state and federal laws and regulations and the agreement with the collaborative physician.
  • Manage acute and chronic health problems using evidence-based protocols.
  • Provide health screenings, immunizations and other disease prevention programs.
  • Advance the role of advanced practice nurses in underserved areas through advocacy and other professional activities.
  • Notify immediate supervisor of significant problems.
  • Provide age-appropriate assessment and interventions in order to meet the needs of patients and/or families served
  • Provides patient/family education, health counseling, and health advocacy services to patients and/or their families.
  • Be willing to work occasional weekends.
  • Provide age appropriate immunizations
  • Collaborate with community health nurse on care and follow-up
  • Participate, as needed, in public health management of communicable diseases in shelters and in other health initiatives
  • Maintain positive relationships with funding sources and community organizations.
  • Perform other related tasks and duties as directed and assigned.
  • Work as a member of the Primary Care Medical Home team to provide integrated health services
  • Document all services in a timely manner
  • Supervise staff as appropriate
  • Act in the capacity of a mandated reporter to both the State of Pennsylvania and the Joint Commission
   

 

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Credential Required: Licensed as a Registered Nurse and APN Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Source Verification: PA Division of Consumer Affairs, Board of Nursing
  • Meets Credentialing Requirements as stipulated by Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurers

 

Skills:

  • Ability to engage resistant clients
  • Extensive knowledge of current health care needs of the homeless and mentally ill adults.
  • Ability to collect adequate client data, conduct a physical exam, interpret physical findings and manage or refer patients as conditions or protocols dictate
  • Good verbal communication and writing skills
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to communicate and work with homeless, mentally ill adults
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work day to meet changing needs of program and clients
  • Ability to work within a team framework and respond positively to team members concerns
  • Ability to track work to completion and compile reports

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

Certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania. Three (3) years of nursing experience, at least two (2) of which shall have been as an Advanced Practice Nurse in a related specialty, preferred, but not required. One (1) year of supervisory/managerial experience preferred

 

 

 

Education:

Licensed as a RN and APN Nurse Practitioner.

 


CONTACT INFORMATION:
Please forward your cover letter and resume to: 
Dinetta Armstrong

PHMC

260 S. Broad Street – 18th Floor 

Philadelphia, PA 19102

E-mail: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé][Click Here to Email Your Resumé]


Please be sure to visit our website at www.phmc.org for additional information on our company.
EOE/D/V/M/F

Keywords:  nurse practitioner,  NP, MSN  community health nurse practitioner, CRNP, community health,  public health

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nurse, Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services
Education Graduate Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable, Social Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 373NG
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