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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner-Float

Company: Neighborhood Healthcare
Location: Lakeside
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Community health is about more than just vaccines and checkups. It's about giving people the resources they need to live their best lives. At Neighborhood, this is our vision. A community where everyone is healthy and happy. We're with you every step of the way, with the care you need for each of life's chapters. At Neighborhood, we are Better Together.

As a private, non-profit 501(C) (3) community health organization, we serve over 350k medical, dental, and behavioral health visits from more than 77k people annually. We do this in pursuit of our mission to improve the health and happiness of the communities we serve by providing quality care to all, regardless of situation or circumstance.

We have been doing this since 1969 and it is our employees that make this mission a reality. Regardless of the role, our team focuses on being compassionate, having integrity, being professional, always collaborating, and consistently going above and beyond. If that sounds like an organization you want to be a part of, we would love to have you.

The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner works to support the mission and vision of Neighborhood Healthcare by providing excellent patient-centered care and services within a dynamic team environment. The primary responsibilities are providing direct healthcare services to patients under the direction and responsibility of Physicians in three main categories: direct patient care, team support, and clinical administration. This is a float position, expected to support our El Cajon, Poway, and Lakeside clinics.

Direct Patient Care

* Performs comprehensive physical examinations on patients, including review of patient medical data, such as health history
* Orders, administers, and interprets test results for diagnostic tests
* Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection
* Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance
* Impacts patient experiences by demonstrating courteous and helpful behavior and a commitment to accuracy
* Assesses and provides age-appropriate care to patients

Team Support

* Shares accountability for overall patient health outcomes, working in coordination with care teams
* Operates to instill confidence in our care and in our facilities to patients, fellow employees, and other stakeholders
* Responds promptly and with caring actions to patients and employees
* Maintains professional working relationships with all levels of staff, clients, and the public
* Cooperates in accomplishing communicated department goals and objectives



Clinical Administration

* Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care
* Performs in accordance with NHC practice protocols and under the guidance and supervision of the supervising MD(s), according to the terms of the Supervisory Agreement
* Keeps informed of organizational activities and promote mission and goals
* Functions at highest level according to credentials and competency

Requirements

Nurse Practitioner: Master's degree in nursing required. California Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nursing license in good standing is required. Valid DEA registration Number and CPR certification.

Physician Assistant: Bachelor's degree and completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program. California State Physician Assistant License in good standing. Valid DEA registration Number and CPR certification.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including superior composition, typing and proofreading skills
* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
* Knowledgeable about and experience with providing direct care to patients
* Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously
* Excellent planning and organizational ability
* Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
* Ability to work with highly confidential information in a professional and ethical manner
* Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Physical Requirements

* Ability to lift/carry 20 lbs/weight
* Ability to stand for long periods of time

Neighborhood Healthcare requires employees to be fully vaccinated (including a booster dose) against COVID-19 and demonstrate proof of vaccination/booster upon hire or receive approval for an exemption based on a medical reason, disability or religious belief. Proof of booster dose will be contingent upon booster eligibility.

Keywords: Neighborhood Healthcare, San Diego , Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner-Float, Healthcare , Lakeside, California

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