Nurse Practitioner

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner
Posted: Sep 08, 2021
Type: Part-time

Job Description

The Medical Healthcare Provider will provide patients with high-quality treatment and diagnostic services. The person in this role will be responsible for meeting, assessing and diagnosing clients referred to them from CFR staff and provide them with healthcare services that meet state and national standards for caregiving. They will be responsible for prescribing patients with appropriate medication, health regimens, and lifestyle adjustments that will contribute to their recovery from diagnosed health issues, prevent future health issues, and/or promote a healthier life. The Medical Healthcare Provider will have a passion for providing diagnostic services to patients and will enjoy working closely with other staff. The employee in this position will be an enthusiastic detail-oriented, team and individual contributor with a passion for learning who is able to excel with minimal supervision. In addition to possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills, the employee should have excellent listening comprehension, including the ability to understand complex written and verbal instruction. Clearly understanding the agency mission, goals, and direction as set by the Board of Directors is essential. Developing a clear understanding of the agency philosophy and the directions of the individual’s supervisor and supporting his/her direction is required. The employee must function well in a fast-paced environment where critical management decisions are made on an ongoing basis and be able to interact in this sometimes intense work environment in a courteous and professional manner with tact and poise.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with the primary healthcare team to provide patients with primary medical care services within the established standards of care
  • Order laboratory and radiology tests and refer patients to specialists when appropriate.
  • Analyze reports, test results, medical records and examinations to diagnose condition of patients and propose treatment options.
  • Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions.
  • Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients and ensure that all allergy information is up-to-date before prescribing medication/treatment.
  • Provide advice to patients for lifestyle and diet changes that may improve their health or help to treat the health issue they are experiencing.
  • Adhere to agency policies, procedures and objectives, ongoing quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws, including HIPAA and 42 CFR.
  • Record complete, timely and legible medical records utilizing the agency’s electronic medical record system.
 

Skills & Experience

Qualification requirements of the position:

  • Experience providing primary care and diagnostic services in a clinical setting.
  • Experience prescribing appropriate medications, treatments and health regimens to treat patient health issues.
  • Experience collaborating with specialists to explore patient health conditions and diagnose health issues.
  • Experience working in a team of healthcare professionals and collaborating with them to ensure positive, effective patient experiences with our organization.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • 3 years of experience in a primary care role outside of their residency and the following certifications:
  • MD, DO, or ARNP degree from an accredited school.
  • Successful completion of residency at an accredited healthcare institution.
  • Board certification in primary care or related field from said residency.
  • Current State Medical Practitioner License.
  • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registration for prescription writing.

This person needs to be available for 1-2 hours per day, times can be flexible.

Qualified candidates should send a resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: AshleyT@cfrhelps. org, fax to 515-955-7628, or download an application from our website at www.cfrhelps.org.

CFR is a nicotine free employer.

 

Additional Information

Posted: Sep 08, 2021
Type: Part-time