Job Title: Nurse Practitioner PA
Classification: Non-Exempt
Status Part Time
Reports to: Area Manager
Department/Program: Pennsylvania
Location: On-Site

Direct Patient Care

 

  • Provide direct care to patients, focusing on health promotion and treatment of acute and chronic illness needs. Consult with supervising physician as needed.
  • Identify, develop and implement patient education programs.
  • Orient the patients to the Clinic system and available services.
  • Negotiate appropriate treatment plans with patients.
  • Prescribe medications as allowed by practice agreement with supervising physician.
  • Order appropriate cost-effective diagnostic tests.
  • Educate patients regarding condition, treatment, and possible outcomes.
  • Perform complete and focused physical exams as indicated.
  • Provide health care services for identified prevention and health promotion needs.
  • Coordinate clinical activity with other members of the staff, and volunteers.
  • Evaluate and modify treatment as indicated by patient outcomes.

 

Administrative

 

  • Maintain accurate medical records using Free Clinic EMR and proper forms in a timely manner. Supervise and train clinical staff and volunteers on data entry into the electronic health records system and provide oversight that original data is entered correctly.
  • Track patient data that will demonstrate measurable success of Clinic services. Generate and analyze reports to document outcome measures from the electronic records. Must be proficient in developing & analyzing outcome measures.
  • Assist admin staff in supervising clinical student volunteers.
  • Recommend needed supplies and equipment for delivery of care.
  • Work with supporting staff to ensure all clinical activity of the clinic runs smoothly and efficiently

 

Quality Assurance

 

  • Participate in quality improvement activities as directed by Medical Director.
  • Provide education to clinical staff as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with patients and their families in a respectful manner.
  • Maintain an acceptable caseload to meet productivity needs.
  • Ensure that care provided is consistent with standard of care within the limitations of the program.
  • Follow established safety precautions in performance of duties to ensure a safe environment.
  • Support policies and philosophy in delivering health care as set forth by the Clinic Board of Directors.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Master/Doctorate in Nursing required
  • Registered nursing license in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania required
  • Licensure for advanced practice role in Pennsylvania required
  • Certificate of Prescriptive authority required
  • National certification as a Nurse Practitioner required
  • Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and be proficient with EMR software.
  • Minimum of one year experience in primary care setting preferred
  • Public health experience or experience working with underserved and/or uninsured population preferred. Spanish proficiency is desirable.

 

COMPETENCIES AND EXPECTATIONS:

 

  • Ability to work well in high pressure environment
  • Identify knowledge and skill needs through self-assessment, peer, and supervisor review.
  • Participate in continuing educational activities to maintain certification requirements.
  • Review and discuss selected charts quarterly, with supervising physician.
  • Work in a productive and positive manner with staff and volunteers.
  • 30 day notice of resignation is required.

 

 

OTHER DUTIES:  Other duties as assigned. Performs other duties as identified by the Clinic Board or Health Services Director, which may be in the best interest of the organization.