Certified Registered

Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)

Department: Medical
Reports to:  CMO
Written: 8/1/12
FLSA status: Non-exempt, hourly
Unit Code: 200
Supervisory: None
OSHA Hazard Level: High

Position Summary:  Responsible for coordination & quality assurance of clinical programmatic & operational activities including diagnosis & treatment of illness, & patient education under medical protocols.

General Purpose: Provides professional medical services to complement the delivery of primary health care services; Works closely with the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Operations Officer.

Role Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Family Practice highly preferred
  • Current RN licensure in Pennsylvania
  • Current Nurse Practitioner Certification in Pennsylvania
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a nationally accredited nursing organization.
  • DEA Number preferred
  • BCLS required
  • ACLS preferred

Position Responsibilities:
Clinical:

  • Provides medical evaluation, treatment and consultation services to patients of the health center.
  • Responds to emergencies and answers medical questions.
  • Obtains and documents, or causes to be obtained and documented; appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family and social history, review of systems, examination, medications and allergies, assessment and plan for each patient.
  • Provides medical orders for prescription refills, administration of medications, ancillary testing, and/or referrals.
  • Reviews ancillary test results and coordinates notification to the patient.
  • Provides patient education as needed.
  • Supervises patient care by non-health center agencies such as home health care, nursing home, or hospice.
  • Available to patients personally or through clinical staff to answer questions and relay information regarding their care.
  • Completion of appropriate paperwork/computer documentation to comply with insurance and reimbursement guidelines.
  • Completion of all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Participates in on-call schedule.

Medical Administrative:

  • Participates in public relations and community outreach activities, as center shall from time to time reasonably request.
  • Provides assistance with OSHA, emergency preparedness, infection control and regulatory compliance.

Organizational

  • Adheres to the organizations mission, vision and values.
  • Adheres to the organization’s policies regarding time and attendance.
  • Complies with accepted dress code and maintains a professional image.
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness.
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed upon time frames.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies.
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Previous medical office experience preferred.
  • CPR, and all applicable certifications required (must be obtained within 90 days of employment).
  • Understands ethics of confidentiality.
  • Previous computer experience or training preferred.
  • Successful candidate must submit to TB testing and any vaccinations recommended by OSHA Guidelines.