Nurse Practitioner

Medical · Mankato, Minnesota
Department Medical
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Job Summary


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. 


 


Job Responsibilities


·         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.


 

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  • Location
    Mankato, Minnesota
  • Department
    Medical
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced