Family Nurse Practitioner

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Harbor Health
January 12, 2022
Mattapan, Massachusetts
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Family Nurse Practitioner

PT BE 20-39 HRS

Dorchester, MA, US

2 days agoRequisition ID: 1736

The Family Nurse Practitioner provides care appropriate to the patient population served, including routine health maintenance, management of chronic conditions, and management of acute illness for patients. The Nurse Practitioner organizes and manages the care of primary care patients, including outpatient visits, communication with patients by mail, email or phone, inpatient care, referral for specialty care, provision of or referral for patient education for self-management, assesses health risks, promotes and provides disease prevention, and practices evidenced based medicine.

Position is 30-40 hours weekly (flexible) to include one evening and one Saturday monthly. Position is offered with a full benefits package. We have an additional opportunity for a Provider Team Leader or HIV Team Medical Director in conjunction with this position. Come join our great Care Team at the Daniel Driscoll Neponset Health Center!

Job Duties:
• Serves as a primary care provider for a panel of patients.
• Provides routine health maintenance by performing interval well visits which may include a complete history and physical, developmental assessment, risk assessment, cancer screening, and health promotion education, follows up on any problems detected, makes appropriate referrals for additional services required, including, nutrition, social services, behavioral health, specialty care.
• Provides timely and expert care to patients with acute illness.
• Manages common chronic illnesses, including acute complications and routine follow-up and provides or arranges for appropriate patient education regarding self-management of chronic illnesses.
• Participates in an on-call system with other providers in the Center and with other providers at affiliated health centers that provides 24-hour access to a provider for our patients.
• Participates in evening/weekend/holiday clinic schedule to provide face to face care, follow up visits, acute care and other clinical services to patients.
• Participates in provider staff meetings, departmental meetings, general staff meetings, trainings, care team meetings and quality improvement/practice transformation sessions.
• Provides credentialing information on a timely basis.
• Updates Electronic Medical Record (EMR) appropriately using proper coding and documents care accordingly; accurately and timely documents care in the medical record with progress notes, lab follow-ups, communications with patients; maintains a current problem list, medication flow sheet, immunization record and other appropriate information.

Required/Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: 
• Completed accredited Nurse Practitioner program in Family Practice, Board eligible/certified
• Current MA license, MA Controlled Substance Registration, DEA Certificate and BLS required

• 2-3 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred, HIV Primary Care experience preferred, community health center population and practice setting preferred
• Basic Computer Skills using Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel, experience with EMR, EPIC/OCHIN highly desired.

Harbor Health Services is qualified for Federal and State Student Loan Repayment Programs! 
• Continuing Medical Education Stipend of up to $2500 and 5 days of leave per year and reimbursement for initial and renewal cost of licenses.
• 25 days of PTO to start with additional 11 additional Paid Holidays per year included in a comprehensive benefits package.
• Malpractice Insurance is covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).
• 1:1 ancillary support.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



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