Community Health Systems Inc.: Nurse Practitioner -Moreno Valley, CA

Website Community Health Systems Inc.

  • Location: 22675 Alessandro Blvd, , Moreno Valley, CA, 92553, United States
  • Base Pay: $140080.00 – $182104.00 / Year
  • Employee Type: Full Time – Exempt
  • Required Degree: Masters
  • Manage Others: Yes
  • Minimum Experience: 1 Year
  • Maximum Experience: 10 Years

Description

  • Description

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing primary healthcare to patients and families, focusing on health maintenance, disease prevention, patient education and counseling. Working under direct supervision of a Physician, the Nurse Practitioner follows established guidelines as required and within the established scope of practice. This position will participate in performance improvement activities and provide guidance to Registered Nurses and Medical Assistants.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    1. Effectively identifies, evaluates, and addresses disease prevention and health promotion issues of the population in the clinic while administering quality patient care.
    2. Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of acute, chronic, and long-term healthcare issues.
    3. Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician.
    4. Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs.
    5. Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
    6. The Nurse Practitioner may council patients/ families on current medical conditions, patient progress, and evolving plan of care.
    7. Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
    8. Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
    9. Consulting and collaborating with the Physician will be initiated as needed to ensure competent, safe, and appropriate patient care.
    10. May refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.
    11. Submits health care plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by physician.
    12. Facilitates evaluation of records by physician(s), peers, and Quality and Standards according to protocols, and receives and implements constructive directives.
    13. Responsible for participating in quality improvement projects/activities and accountable for quality and PCMH.
    14. Perform all other duties as directed either formally or informally, verbally or in writing. 

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Directly supervises Registered Nurse and Medical Assistants in the performance of their clinical duties and responsibilities.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. 
    • A high standard of professionalism and professional ethics and conduct is expected in speech, manner, attitude and appearance at all times.
    • Possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others. 
    • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with divergent groups
    • Must possess excellent customer service including verbal and written communication.
    • Ability to deal effectively with changing situations and stressful environment. 
    • Ability to perform tasks related to physical activity to complete the responsibilities of the position.

    EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

    • Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner
    • Three years’ experience in a specialized field of practice (Family/OB)
    • Must have a current California Nurse Practitioner license
    • American Nursing Credentialing Corporation (ANCC) Certification or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) required for Nurse Practitioners
    • Must have a current DEA certificate
    • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required 
    • Must maintain continuing medical education requirements for licensure

    This document is for informational purposes only. Signing this document verifies that you have read and understand the contents of the job description. This is not a contract or all encompassing list of your duties and responsibilities. All CHSI employees are at-will as per California Law.

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