Supervising FNP/PA- NCFHC, Full Time (6)

Supervising FNP/PA- NCFHC, Full Time (6)

Adventist Health Mendocino Coast

Adventist Health and Mendocino Coast District Hospital are proud to unite as one to care for our communities as Adventist Health Mendocino Coast. Our 25-bed Critical Access Hospital is licensed by the State of California Department of Health Services and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. AHMC provides emergency, inpatient and outpatient services, and healthcare education to prevent, manage and treat chronic and acute conditions.

SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT/ FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

NORTH COAST FAMILY HEALTH CENTER

FLSA Status: Exempt

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Performs thorough patient history and physical assessments, including psycho-social, on all sex/age classifications as appropriate to training
  • Diagnoses disease states, determines treatment plans and orders, and/or administers appropriate treatments
  • Conducts required minimum of patient visits per day as communicated by the Practice Administrator
  • Documents assessments and treatment plans clearly and precisely in patient electronic health record
  • Completes all documentation in the patient electronic health record, to include finalizing the coding, within 72 hours of the patient encounter
  • Orders, performs, and interprets laboratory and diagnostic imaging procedures as required
  • Makes provisions and arrangement for necessary patient teaching, whether completed by self or delegated
  • Consults with Physician as appropriate, and coordinates with Supervising Physician regarding chart audits as required by law
  • Efficiently utilizes and directs Medical Assistants and Nursing Staff in providing direct patient care and services within their scope of practice
  • Conducts or assists in performance evaluations, monitoring competencies and approval of payroll of assigned Medical Assistant
  • Participates and provides management of Medical Assistant for services such as Chronic Care Management, Care Coordination, etc.
  • Follows established Advance Practitioner standardized procedures and protocols and makes recommendations for policy and protocol updates as necessary
  • Participates in Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Program
  • Reviews, provides input and approves clinic policies
  • Participates in inter-disciplinary meetings and committees to promote and ensure adjustment and continuity of patient care
  • Keeps unit current in regulatory requirements and continual readiness for surveys, maintaining established clinic procedures, objectives, policies and safety policies
  • Performs other related duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current California Registered Nurse licensure (if Nurse Practitioner)
  • Current certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner; or current California Physician Assistant Board licensure
  • Certification as a Family, Adult or Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Current Furnishing Number and DEA Number
  • Current BLS certification
  • Minimum three years experience providing direct patient care in a clinic setting
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit a high degree of professionalism, open support of the hospital administration and competency in his/her field
  • Capable of performing position related physical requirements

REPORTS TO:  Practice Administrator

Applications accepted until position is filled                                    PCN 6

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