Nurse Practitioner
Job Details
Experienced
Gleicher/Chen Health Center, Baldwin Hills - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
$104,103.00 - $139,735.00 Salary/year
None
Day: 8am - 5pm
Health Care
 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Medical Director, the nurse practitioner will provide primary medical care services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide primary medical care for adult patients at APLA Health mainly at its medical clinic in Los Angeles (Baldwin Hills).  On occasion, it may be necessary to provide services at another APLA Health site in Los Angeles or Long Beach.
  • Conducts histories and physical exams on patients
  • Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs
  • Establishes treatment plans, administers, furnishes or recommends medications
  • Documents gathered information in medical record as required by policies and completes charting within 48 hours of a clinical encounter
  • Provides health maintenance and preventative care according to quality evidence based standards and protocols related to contractual obligations
  • Participates in chart review and quality assurance activities as part of APLA Health Quality Management Program
  • Participates in APLA Health PrEP and PEP protocols for qualified patients
  • Evaluate and treat patients presenting for sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment in accordance with protocols.
  • The NP will be expected to see approximately 14 or more patients per full work day.  The NP will have one half day of administrative time per week.

           

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Training and Experience:

Possession of a valid California Nurse Practitioner license with no pending or previous disciplinary action from any state licensing entity. Minimum 1 year experience managing primary care patients preferred.  Must possess a current DEA license and BLS/CPR certificate. Must be eligible to participate in Medicare, Medi-Cal, F-PACT and other federal health programs. Experience working with electronic health records required, eClinicalWorks preferred. Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.

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Knowledge of:

Experience with primary care management of HIV positive persons preferred.

 

Ability to:

On-call duties by phone only are required.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.  COVID Vaccination and booster required or medical/religious exemption.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/ female/disability/ veteran

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