Family Nurse Practitioner Full-Time

  • Rifle, CO
  • Full-time

Company Description

Mountain Family Health Centers (MFHC) are in Glenwood Springs, Basalt, Rifle and Black Hawk Colorado. Each community health center is as unique as the town in which it is located, but all share the same mission:

“To provide high quality, integrated primary, behavioral, and dental health care in the communities we serve, with special consideration for the medically underserved, regardless of ability to pay.

Job Description

Position Purpose:  To provide primary health care services including general and preventive medical care. 

Duties: 

  • Provides      diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients, including performing     history and physical exams and      prescribing therapy; managing acute, chronic, and preventive care; and      referring for hospital and specialty services.  These services are provided under a      supervising physician.
  • Reads      X-rays (initial interpretation), interprets laboratory results, results of      outside tests and reports from outside consultants.
  • Makes      competent health care diagnosis and treatment decisions with appropriate      consultation with other clinic staff.      
  • Provides      or supervises patient information and education.
  • Assists      in establishing guidelines for management of patients in collaboration      with provider and nursing staff. 
  • Assists      in monitoring the quality of laboratory, X-ray and other clinic services.
  • Provides      input to the Health Care Plan, clinic improvement activities and the site      team.
  • Works      with the management team to improve clinic productivity and to enhance the      cost-effectiveness of health services.
  • Assists      in the Quality Improvement program and development and implement quality      guidelines and peer review.
  • Attends      clinical and organizational meetings including clinic staff meetings, site      team meetings, provider meetings, and All-Staff meetings.  Attends additional meetings as assigned      by the Medical Director, including but not limited to: P&T, Quality,      Collaborative and JCAHO committees.
  • Assists      other staff to comply with any special conditions of grant awards, rules,      regulations or laws.
  • Assists      in establishing guidelines for management of patients
  • Provides      triage services after hours as required by the site’s on-call schedule and      assists in provider coverage for unanticipated leave.
  • Assists      with in-service training programs.
  • Adheres      to the infection control policies and procedures.

 

 

 

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  • Embraces the mission, vision and values of the Board of Directors of Mountain Family Health Centers
  • Maintains      patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

 

Supervisory Duties: 

  • Registered      Nurse, Medical Assistant or any other health personnel when FNP is the      senior-ranked health care Provider on site.


 

 

Qualifications

Job Qualifications:

  • Masters      degree in Nursing.
  • Certification      by the American Nurses’ Association as a Family or Adult Nurse      Practitioner.
  • Current      Colorado      medical license required.
  • Minimum      Three (3) years in a family practice setting preferred.
  • ACLS      Certification preferred; BLS required.
  • Working      knowledge of equipment typically used at the Health Centers.
  • Ability      to work independently in professional manner.
  • Excellent      organizational, verbal and written communication and customer service      skills. 
  • Ability      to understand and present verbal instructions and to exchange verbal      information is essential.
  • Ability      to work in a team environment. 
  • Ability      to establish and maintain effective, courteous working relationships with      patients, staff team members, insurance entities and others.
  • Ability      to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

 

 

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Employment      contingent on being free of active tuberculosis.  This position requires yearly      tuberculosis testing.
  • Requires      lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying up to 35 pounds.
  • Essential      to have ability to hear routine conversations.
  • Requires      movement from room to room.
  • Requires      periods of standing and walking while seeing patients.
  • Requires      sufficient near vision to be able to read documents and computer screen.
  • Essential      to have ability to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, twist and reach.
  • Essential      to have ability to comprehend both oral and written communications.
  • This      position has an O.S.H.A. classification of Category 1:  All procedures or other job-related      tasks involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact      with blood, body fluids or tissues or a potential for spills or splashes      of these fluids.

 

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  • HIPAA Classification:  Unrestricted Access: A workforce member with unrestricted access will       have full access to patient’s protected health information, including the patient’s entire medical record, for patient care purposes. 

Additional Information

Hiring Wage Range $85,000-$92,500/YR