Nurse Practitioner

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Rochester, NY, US


Family Nurse Practitioner Job Descriptionxc2xa0Health Reach is a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center that provides primary medical care, dental care, and mental health care to people experiencing homelessness in Rochester, New York.xc2xa0 We are looking for a dynamic Family Nurse Practitioner who is passionate about our mission and our patient population, and who is excited to provide care in our clinic, on the street, in community centers, at shelters and on our mobile medical units.xc2xa0The Family Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing comprehensive primary care services in an ambulatory setting.Requirements for the position include but are not limited to:Provision of comprehensive primary care medical services for all ages in a primary medical care ambulatory setting, both in clinic, in shelters, and on mobile outreach vansProvides care consistent with evidence based medicine.Perform minor outpatient procedures in accordance with the scope of practice and privileging policy.Consult with clinic physicians, specialists, or other health care professionals as appropriate.Assess patient needs for specialty referrals, diagnostic and in-patient care and make appropriate referrals.Provide patients and family members with counseling and education regarding health maintenance, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and need for follow up as appropriate during each patient visit. Verify and document that the patient understands diagnosis, treatment and follow-up recommendations as required by uniform data system, meaningful use and patient centered medical home standards.Dispense medications in accordance with applicable New York State policies.Participate in a shared call system with other providers.Assist with meeting clinic patient care team productivity and quality care standards.Participate in development and utilization of practice guidelines and procedures.Participate in audits, and meet standards of Quality Improvement, Risk Management and Utilization Management programs.Complete accurate and timely documentation in patient records and encounters within 24-48 hours after the patient visit.Maintenance of credentials essential for practice, to include licensure, certification and CME.Demonstrates respectful, professional and appropriate behavior that supports a team oriented work environment.Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, core values and goals of Health Reach and its healthcare delivery.Attend staff meetings, in-service meetings and participate in agency committees and task force activities as required.Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications and Requirements:xc2xa0Education and Experiencexc2xa0Graduated from an accredited medical program and experience in a family practice clinic setting.xc2xa0Communication SkillsAbility to read, analyze and interpret the most complex medical documents. The applicant must have the ability to respond to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write reports and other documents that conform to prescribed style and format. The successful candidate will possess the ability to effectively present information to patients, consultants and colleagues.xc2xa0Reasoning and/or Critical Thinking AbilityMust have the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Work situations are vaguely defined, often unprecedented, and unique in character. Problems are very complex, abstract, conceptual, and long term in nature. There is a continual requirement for strategic, innovative thought and synthesis of information as it pertains to work situations.xc2xa0Computer SkillsMust have a demonstrated operating knowledge of computers. Intermediate level ability with Electronic Medical Record (EHR) systems, Word, Outlook and other required software programs.xc2xa0Physical DemandsSufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and communicate effectively on the telephone and in person.Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to assess the patients, comprehend written medical charts, medical information, work instructions, and to review, evaluate and prepare a variety of written documents and materials.Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to assess patients, use medical equipment, operate computer equipment and other office equipment.Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to work in a medical and office environment and on mobile vans and in partner shelters and offices.Sufficient personal and physical capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to make presentations to large and small groups.Must be able to occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.ExperienceMinimum of two yearsxe2x80x99 experience as a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner.xc2xa0Unusual Working ConditionsMust be able to work beyond normal working hours, including weekends.Must be able to use your own vehicle and provide proof of insurance.Additional RequirementsSubmit to and pass a drug test.Successfully complete a criminal background check.Complete other credentialing requirements as needed.Working ConditionsThere may be exposure to airborne and blood-borne pathogens, and hazardous materials. This position is not eligible to be a telecommute position.Masterxe2x80x99s degree in Nursing and completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.If licensed prior to April 1, 1989, 2 years of RN experience prior to this date is required in lieu of Master’s degree in Nursing.Previous Nurse Practitioner experience desirable or a combination of related experiences in progressively advancing nursing practice and leadership roles.Required Licensure/Certification Skills:Current licensure to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse & Nurse Practitioner in NYSOne of the two certifications must be obtained upon hire into position or within one year of hire depending upon the Service Line: either American Academy Nurse Practitioner (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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