POSITION SUMMARY This Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) will work as a part of a Care Team to provide comprehensive, primary health care to all ages; comprehensive family planning to both women and men; and on-going care and emergency drop in care as needed. Additionally, this FNP will provide Women’s Health Care including all elements of perinatal services to NAHC’s members.
Clinical Responsibilities 1. In addition to having a general family practice that includes all ages, under the guidance of the Perinatal Director, provide prenatal, post-partum and GYN care to members. 2. Provide primary care to members, including histories, exams, lab tests, primary care procedures, prescriptions and referrals within prescribed up to date guidelines and protocols. 3. Perform accurate and timely documentation of histories, subjective findings, physical exam, plans, prescriptions and follow up in Electronic Health Records System within 72 hours of the visit. 4. Provide members information concerning their evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Engage members in participation and decision involving their healthcare. 5. Adhere to medical visit model of NAHC; managing huddles, proactive in teaching MA’s, seeing members on time, communicating with supervisors any barriers to this. Actively participate and be engaged in quality improvement for clinic efficiencies and improving member quality of care. 6. Timely coordination of care among internal and external ancillary providers and hospitals to provide high quality care between departments and facilities. 7. Function within an interdisciplinary team and participate in interdisciplinary activities such as panel management and case conferences. 8. Report births, deaths, and outbreaks of diseases to proper authorities. 9. Participate in the integrative model of providing medicine. This includes referring members and co-managing members with Nutritionists, Behavioral Health and Dental. 10. Ensure completion of medication refills, provider approval queue, inbox items, medical record approval and member forms within five (5) working days. 11. Be an active educator of medical team members, including Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Medical Assistants, Nurses, and other integrative services team members. 12. Implement quality improvement initiatives and track outcomes to improve services. 13. Attend regularly scheduled meetings and trainings as requested. 14. Work collaboratively with, and support the activities of the clinical data team, ensuring optimal accuracy and performance on clinical outcome measures.
General Duties and Responsibilities 15. Quality Improvement: Actively participate in internal quality improvement teams and work with members proactively to drive quality improvement initiatives in accordance with the mission and strategic goals of the organization, federal and state laws and regulations, and accreditation standards, when assigned. 16. Must maintain compliance with ergonomic safety standards; be mindful of posture and regularly practice ergonomic stretches. 17. Member Care: Demonstrate understanding and apply working knowledge of safety policies and ensuring safe member practices. 18. Safety: Responsible for ensuring that all duties, responsibilities and operations are performed with the utmost regard for the safety and health of all personnel involved, including themselves. 19. Safety: Take appropriate corrective actions to address matters pertaining to employee health and safety that have been brought to their attention. 20. Works extremely well under pressure, meet multiple and often competing deadlines. 21. At all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with supervisors, subordinates, colleagues, clients and the community. 22. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Scope of Work 1. Be able to see between 16-22 members per day, and complete accurate documentation within 72 hours of visit into the electronic health record (EHR) system. 2. Be able to complete medical refills, member approval queue, inbox, medical records approval and member forms within five (5) working days. 3. Work as a part of a Care Team, including assisting other providers in completing their responsibilities as necessary, e.g., seeing members, processing refills, clearing member approval queue, and provider inbox, as needed. 4. Effectively manage a member panel up to the goal set by the organization. 5. Display the highest level of professionalism, integrity and a strong work ethic, serving as a model for all clinic staff. 6. Maintain requirements of licensure, DEA certification and board certification if hired as board certified. Fulfill and maintain requirements for credentialing, privileging internally at NAHC and externally with payers and regulatory bodies. 7. Provide comprehensive, high quality medical services to members, regardless of age, sex, gender identification, income, national origin or language. 8. Consider individuals’ cultural, psychological, social and environmental factors in creating treatment/care plans. 9. Actively participate in meetings as assigned by direct supervisor. 10. Participate in trainings of other medical personnel as requested. 11. Participate in Saturday clinics, after-hour clinics and on-call duties, on a rotating basis, as requested by Supervisor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. Current RN License, FNP certificate and furnishing number. 2. Current CPR certification. 3. Current DEA license. 4. One (1) year of experience working within a community clinic. 5. Excellent communication and written skills. 6. Bilingual in Spanish. 7. Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 8. Ability to work well under pressure, analyze and evaluate individual member’s needs, reach sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. 9. Must be detail oriented and be able to multi-task effectively. 10. Previous experience with an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system and working in an EHR environment is desired. 11. Commitment to Native American Health Center’s values and mission. 12. Must have ability to relate and communicate effectively with community interest groups, agencies, and medical facilities that serve the American Indian community. 13. Work extremely well under pressure, meet multiple and often competing deadlines. 14. Must be able to meet set priorities as directed by supervisor. 15. Must be detail oriented and a team player.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 1. Three (3) years of experience working with a community clinic is highly desirable with an emphasis in Perinatal services. 2. Excellent communication and written skills. 3. Established leadership skills. 16. Experience with EPIC EHR system is strongly desired. 17. Sense of humor is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Full-Time Benefits
Internal Number: 3009
About Native American Health Center
Native American Health Center's mission is to provide comprehensive services to improve the health and well-being of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and residents of the surrounding communities, with respect for cultural and linguistic differences.Clinical Facilities in San Francisco and OaklandOur clinical facilities provide a full range of community health care and prevention services including primary medical care, comprehensive dental care, family guidance counseling, HIV prevention and AIDS treatment, youth services, women, infants and children's health, and general nutrition and fitness. Native American Health Center also maintains a satellite clinic at Alameda Point, a school-based clinic in Alameda and the Healthy Nations Wellness Center.