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Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner job in Philadelphia at Public Health Management Corporation

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Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner at Public Health Management Corporation

Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner

Public Health Management Corporation Philadelphia, PA Full-Time
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Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner will provide primary and urgent care services for adults and/or families within FQHC Network to diverse and underserved populations.  Services must be provided in a manner that upholds the health center’s mission and quality standards, results in better patient health outcomes and provider and patient satisfaction, and strengthens the operational and fiscal capacity of the health center.  The nurse practitioner reports to the Network Clinical Director.

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

Skills/Experience:

  • 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

Education:

  • Licensed as and RN and APN Nurse Practitioner

Salary: 

  • Commensurate with education and experience.
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Grade 24
 

Recommended Skills

Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse Certified
Health Administration
Public Health
Disease Prevention
Community Health
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Job Type

Health Care, Nurse

Experience

Not Specified

Date Posted

04/24/2021
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