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Family Nurse Practitioner

Company: Central Valley Indian Health Inc
Location: Clovis
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Description

Central Valley Indian Health is seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner that is dedicated to providing quality healthcare to our patients and community. The Nurse Practitioner evaluates and treats patients of all ages for full spectrum family practice care with an emphasis on urgent care/ walk-in needs. Travel to our outlying clinics (Prather, North Fork, and Lemoore) for coverage is required. Mileage reimbursement or a company vehicle available, and there is no overnight travel when providing coverage. This is a full-time position Monday through Friday. Standard hours are from 8:30-5:30, however, hours may vary between 8-5 or 9-6 if providing coverage. Loan repayment or forgiveness options available through NHSC & IHS.

Section 1: Patient Care

  • Provide, and assure other clinic staff provide, quality medical services to all patients treated by the clinic, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, referrals to specialists, prescriptions, etc. with an emphasis on urgent care/ walk-in needs.
  • Promote continuity of care through health instruction and coordination with Primary Care Physicians.
  • Ensure that a licensed nurse is present whenever medical services are provided.
  • Assist in quality assurance protocols, adherence to Licensing, Accreditation, IHS and any other required standards under the direction of the Medical Director.
    Section 2: Communication and Interaction
  • Provide thorough and timely documentation of all patient visits, phone calls, etc.
  • Maintain recordkeeping standards as defined by the Medical Director in the use of electronic medical records.
  • Ensure ongoing and clear communication between fellow providers, staff, and patients.
    Section 3: Compliance
  • Participate in the CVIH peer review program, pursuant to written procedures.
  • Ensure productivity goals are met.
  • Ensure compliance with CVIH Pharmacy Formulary.
  • Ensure and maintain clinic schedule compliance.
  • Maintain Code of Conduct for Health Care Compliance.
    Section 4: Other
  • Participate in the annual review and approval of all Medical protocols used by the clinic.
  • Attend clinic committees as assigned.
  • Acquire & maintain credentialing with insurances contracted with CVIH for patient care.
  • Communicate in a friendly and professional manner to others. Provide excellent service/support to all patients, employees, and outside contacts.
  • Any other duties assigned to the employee by his or her direct supervisor or CVIH Administration.

    Requirements

  • Valid/ clean CA Nurse Practitioner license.
  • Board certification in Family Medicine.
  • Current DEA & ACLS.
  • Three years family medicine experience preferred, one year experience required.
  • Clearance from the National practitioners Data Bank, the California Medical Board and the Office of Inspector General Exclusion List.
  • Valid California Driver's License and clean driving record with the ability to be insured under CVIH's automobile insurance.
  • This is a "safety sensitive" position and as such, is subject to random drug testing and is required as a condition of continued employment.
  • Awareness and keen appreciation of Indian traditions, customs and socioeconomic needs, or willingness to learn; an ability at times to meet and deal effectively with Indian health organizations consisting of numerous tribes with varied cultures. Tact, courtesy, discretion, resourcefulness, and good judgment in handling functions of a sensitive nature.
    CVIH is and equal opportunity employer, however preference in hiring is given to qualified American Indians in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473). Applicants claiming Indian preference must submit verification of Indian certified by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian Heritage. Qualified Veterans shall be given preference provided "Honorable Discharge" is shown. A copy of form DD214 must be attached with application.

    Qualified candidates must submit a Central Valley Indian Health employment application to be considered for the position.

Keywords: Central Valley Indian Health Inc, Clovis , Family Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Clovis, California

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