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Family Nurse Practitioner

Company: Community Health Program Inc
Location: Lee
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONCommunity Health Programs is a network of health centers and caring professionals that provide outstanding primary and preventive care for patients of all ages. What's truly unique to CHP is our broad spectrum of support services that extend beyond medical and dental issues to strengthen families and improve children's well-being. The region is a federally designated rural community and a Medically Underserved Population Area. Community Health Programs embraces its role as a nonprofit health care provider and community partner. We are a leader in the communities we serve by providing high quality healthcare, dental services, wellness education and family support services. CHP outreach provides free health screenings, insurance enrollment assistance as well as information so people can learn how to take better care of themselves and their families.DescriptionThe Family Nurse Practitioner will provide advanced primary and specialty nursing services. The NP performs patient health assessment, creating strategies to improve or manage a patient's health, and introducing habits for health promotion. Our expectation is that this position will see at least two patients per hour of patient facing time. This person will support CHP's mission, vision, and values and will adhere to compliance protocols as well as CHP's policies and procedures.POSITION REQUIREMENTSFamily Nurse Practitioner Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform physical exams and patient observations. Record patients' medical histories and symptoms. Create patient care plans and contributing to existing ones. Order, administer, and analyze diagnostic tests. Monitor and operate medical equipment. Diagnose health issues. Administer medicine and other treatments. Detect changes in patients' health and modify treatment plans, as needed. Consult with healthcare professionals and families. Train patients and their families to manage and prevent illness and injury.Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Subject Matter Expert: Is a subject matter expert and keeps knowledge current by attending required trainings and meetings. Knowledge of and respect for HIPAA regulations. Develops innovative approaches and ideas. Business Acumen: Understands business implications of decisions; Aligns work with strategic goals. Sets and achieves challenging goals. Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills: Highest degree of professionalism and ethics: Handles issues with tact and diplomacy. Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions. Upholds organizational values Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. Takes initiative, follows through, and manages different tasks with quick turn-around time. Works well under pressure, and with minimal supervision. Organizational skills: Follows CHP policies and procedures. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Excellent time-management skills. Verbal and Written Communication Skills: Prepares and presents statistical and other reports oral or written as required. Essential Skills and Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Master's degree from an accredited nursing program. Licensure in the State of Massachusetts and board-certified by either ANCC or AANP. Prescriptive authorization. Experience providing primary care as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Knowledge of computer-based data management programs and information systems, as well as medical records and point-of-interview technology. A sound understanding of all pertinent federal and state regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of disease prevention.Physical Requirements: See ADA formFULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-TimePOSITION Family Nurse PractitionerLOCATION MA, Lee, CHP Lee Family PracticeEOE STATEMENTWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.PI175380364

Keywords: Community Health Program Inc, Springfield , Family Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Lee, Massachusetts

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