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Nurse Practitioner

Position : Nurse Practitioner
Status : Full-time; Exempt
Salary : TBD

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical:

  • Per specialty, perform complete examination of patients including adults, children and infants
  • Assess and manage acute and chronic conditions and participate in disease registry
  • Screen all patients for health maintenance needs, including immunizations
  • Educates patients and family members in health promotion, disease prevention and birth control methods as appropriate
  • Assists in preparation and selection of patient education materials
  • Initiates diagnostic studies referring abnormal results of concern to Medical Director of specialist
  • Provides preliminary telephone consultation to patients, when requested, inviting patients to be seen in APHCV preferentially. Also, contact patients for follow-up care in case of life threatening illness
  • Helps coordinate efficient flow of patients through the system of care
  • Helps monitor status of referrals
  • Obtain and review patient histories and develops patient care charts
  • Provide basic mental health assessment and treatment of non-emergent conditions such as anxiety, depression and simpler eating disorders
  • Alerts Medical Director of Medico-legal risk situations and works to reduce same
  • Helps facilitate creation and tracking of patient data, specimens and records
  • Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods
  • Helps provide triage services and treatment services during disaster, per protocol
  • Provide cross-coverage to fellow Clinicians

Administrative:

  • Participate in Quality Assurance, peer review and maintain confidentiality
  • Participate in quality improvement, chart audits, and process improvement programs both system wide and cluster specific
  • Participate in cluster specific meetings and administrative task as assigned by Medical Director or cluster lead Clinicians
  • Helps in recording of no-show visits and lab results/refills
  • Participates or collaborate with marketing and other health education staff on education and patient recruitment health fairs
  • Maintain current knowledge-base and appropriate licensure
  • Maintain productivity per APHCV standard
  • Assists in translation services when no alternative exists (staff translators available in several Asian languages)
  • Ensure compliance with license requirements as stated in Title 22
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise
  • Ability to convey a warm, caring attitude for patients while representing the best interest of APHCV

 EDUCATION/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed to work in the state of California as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Graduate of a nationally accredited program
  • CPR certified