Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Prairie Band Health Services View Company Profile

Description: Join the professional team at the Chinle Comprehensive Health Care facility, This is a locum long term position with top pay and full benefits. Come along and see what it is like to work for a mission driven health center! Apply now! NP or PA with strong background in Family or Internal Medicine as primary services The Practitioner shall interview and examine patients, review past medical history and request and/ or perform diagnostic tests and examinations as necessary to make diagnosis for primary care services. They make diagnosis after evaluating information obtained and provide medical or surgical treatment and/ or referral as appropriate. The practitioner shall counsel and educate patients, families, community and medical staff about general health care. The practitioner shall prescribe drugs and tests necessary to provide including the use of radiology and laboratory The practitioner shall become familiar with and be guided by the Indian Health Service formulary and shall follow IHS procedures when prescribing drugs The practitioner shall be authorized to prescribe pharmaceuticals shall do so according to the availability of drugs listed in the IHS formulary IHS pharmacy services will provide instructions to the prescribing contract physician as to substitution of generic drugs for prescribed drugs The service unit pharmacy must approve drugs not on the formulary The practitioner shall participate in a continual process of quality of health care evaluation to assure the provision of quality service. Strive for excellence in providing general family medicine medical services. Comply with all IHS facility infection control and safety procedures, practices, and standards Respect and maintain the basic right of patients, to include but not limited to personal dignity Referrals- all referrals shall be done utilizing the Patient Referred Care (PRC) process. The PRC Committee utilizing PRC guidelines will review these referrals. Requirements: Requirements Qualifications and Personnel Requirements Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Possess a current, unrestricted state medical license from any of the 50 states or Puerto Rico Maintain continuing education/ certification. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Certification of Immunizations Declaration of Employment Certification of Education DEA Must pass federal security clearance

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