Nurse Practitioner
Job Details
Experienced
Mobile Unit - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Undisclosed
None
Day
Nurse
Description

Under the clinical direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the Nurse Practitioner performs various duties in accordance with the needs and scope of T.H.E. Clinic, Inc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assists with specific medical, clinical and programmatic operations; counsels patients regarding their health; prepares reports and summaries as necessary.
  2. Provides patient care according to protocols and quality improvement program criteria.
  3. Participates in and facilitates care of patients; performs patient physical examinations and obtains accurate medical histories; reviews health records and assesses medical conditions; completes clinical resumes, progressive notes and orders.
  4. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delineated by medical privileges, including initiation of emergency stabilization; records and presents data to the supervising physician when appropriate; refers patients to outpatient specialty testing to facilitate prompt evaluation and treatment as needed.
  5. Instructs and counsels patients pertaining to their physical and mental health, including diets, social habits, medications, and treatment of injury or illness and follow-up care; provides health information to patients and their families as necessary.
  6. Participates in outpatient clinical duties, and assists with communications to referring physicians
  7. Participates in various educational speaking engagements or outreach activities when required
  8. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental policies and procedures Participates in Peer review and quality improvement Attend and assist with preparation of conferences
  9. Maintains current licensure and participate in on-going continuing medical education(s).
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Description Disclaimer

This position requires compliance with Health Center’s written standards, including its Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures ("Written Standards"). Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the Nurse Practitioner’s regular performance evaluation.

Failure to comply with Health Center’s Written Standards, which may include the failure to report any conduct or event that potentially violates legal or compliance requirements or Health Center’s Written Standards, will be met by the enforcement of disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination, in accordance with Health Center’s Compliance Program Policy and Procedure.

I have reviewed and understand the job functions required of me for the position in employment with T.H.E. Clinic, Inc. I understand that T.H.E. Clinic, Inc. reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.

Qualifications
  • Current California Nursing License and CPR Certification. Completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner’s Program issued by an accredited college or university and possession of a State issued medication-furnishing number.
  • Min. 2 years of community clinic experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, professionals, and work as effective team unit.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse cultural, educational, social, and economic backgrounds
  • Ability to delegate authority to an appropriate staff.
  • Ability to work independently and a self-starter with minimal supervision under pressure
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience utilizing an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system is highly desirable
  • Bilingual preferred