The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for providing comprehensive, professional, culturally, linguistically, and age appropriate care. S/he educates patients to promote wellness, prevent illness, maintain current health and treat acute or chronic illness. He/she must demonstrate the ability to provide culturally appropriate care options and integrates the quality care standards of the industry into their daily practice.
· Work as member of the medical team, assist the Physicians/Nurse Practitioners, Medical Services Manager, and ODHC Administration in ensuring an efficient and effective model of practice and a positive philosophy/work environment.
· Conduct age appropriate and comprehensive or episodic health assessments of patients with real or potential, acute or chronic problems with emphasis on wellness and patient education.
· Perform physical examinations and order required immunizations.
· Establish diagnoses, order and interpret studies, perform and monitor therapeutic procedures, assess and/or manage follow up care.
· Prescribe and regulate medications relative to the patient’s health care needs.
· Record and document health appraisal data, in a timely and accurate manner, necessary to maintain and/or coordinate required services.
· Communicate findings of healthcare assessments, diagnostic tests, etc. to patients, peers, and other health care providers in a timely manner and/or as determined by clinic policy/procedure.
· Share in the rotation of clinical hours for late days and in the on-call provider duties.
· Collaborate with staff, as appropriate, to ensure quality care for patients.
· Maintain any other documentation required for insurance companies and MNDHS.
· Keep the CMO updated with any changes, concerns or issues regarding patients, programs, daily operations, outreach events, equipment needs, etc.
· If bilingual, accurately and professionally interpret conversations.
o If not bilingual, use appropriate and approved communication tool as needed.
· Develop and maintain relationships with other ODHC staff to ensure efficient daily operations of all departments.
· Be knowledgeable of ODHC services to provide integrated care to assist patients/families in accessing needed resources.
· Know, understand, and ensure adherence to the organization’s policy related to the patients’ right for confidential care and HIPAA.
· Keep updated on ODHC current events, changes in the workplace, policies and procedures.
· Read email, Intranet, and other communication tools on a regular schedule and respond in a timely manner to requests, where applicable.
· Perform other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Qualifications:
· Board certified, MN licensed Nurse Practitioner with current DEA license.
· A minimum of 3 years related work experience.
· Abide by ethical standards of licensing board.
· Comply with credentialing requirements.
· Strong interpersonal skills.
· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
· Excellent time management and organizational skills.
· Strong interpersonal skills.
We encourage people of color to apply for our open positions.
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