Denver Health is currently recruiting for a full time Family Medicine Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner at our Montbello Family Health Center . Our Patient Centered Medical Home practice consists of a large group of physicians, advanced care providers, residents and fellows, as well as, a full complement of support, MA and nursing staff. The provider will have a minimum two years of practice experience as an advanced care provider preferred. The successful advanced care provider will have a strong desire to work in a Federally Qualified Health Center setting with a diverse group of patients and staff members. The Family Medicine Department at Denver Health consists of 40+ primary care physicians, 30+ advanced care providers, integrative behavioral health services and a full compliment of support staff.
Under general supervision this provider will work with clinical staff/physician/manager to provide primary healthcare to patients with a focus on preventative and lifestyle modifications. Examines and diagnoses patients and develops treatment plans. As appropriate for clinical setting, provides treatment for illnesses, injury, emergencies, prenatal care, follow-up, screening, and testing. Performs testing, referral to physicians as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment. The ideal candidate will be competent with birth control procedures including IUD and Nexplanon. Perform administrative support functions.
Benefits of practicing for Denver Health include:
*High quality of life with Monday-Friday hours and rotating Saturday shifts (Saturday shifts are typically 1 every 6 weeks) *Loan repayment up to $50,000 via the National/Colorado Health Service Corps *Competitive salary/benefits *Advanced care providers at Denver Health are members of our Medical Staff Executive Committee (MSEC) and help drive innovation and decision making alongside our physician MSEC members. *Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year
1. Under the direction of a physician, admit, evaluate, diagnose, treat, and provide consultation to patients of all ages with acute and chronic illnesses, including major and complicated, and perform procedures learned in training. 2. Provide preventative and therapeutic care for patients of all ages. This includes preventative care, acute care, prenatal care, care of injured persons, management of chronic illnesses, and performance of procedures learned in training. 3. Performs privileged procedures as outlined in the Denver Health Advanced Practice Provider Ambulatory Care Clinical Privileges documentation. 4. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Has adequate knowledge and skill of all privileged procedures as outlined in the Denver Health Advanced Practice Provider Ambulatory Care Clinical Privileges documentation.
* Master's Degree (Required) 1. Successful completion of a master's or post-master's degree from an NP program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or successful completion of an Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) approved program (prior to January 2001 - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) 2. Privileged by Denver Health Medical Office 3. One year related clinical experience preferred.
2 years preferred as an advanced care provider in an outpatient primary care setting.
* Nurse Practitioner (Required) 1. Current certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or an equivalent body, or current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) 2. Valid license to practice nursing as an Advanced Practice Nurse or medicine as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado 1. Current certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or an equivalent body, or current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) 2. Valid license to practice nursing as an Advanced Practice Nurse or medicine as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado * Controlled Substance Regulation Certification (Required) * Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required)
Montbello Family Health Center
Work Type Full time
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Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.