Requisition Number: FAMPR-NURPR-S-08-2020-02
Job Title: Nurse Practitioner (FT/PT)
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: D - Graduate Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $90,000- $110,000

Nurse Practitioner (FT/PT)

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Description/Job Summary

Family Practice and Counseling Network is currently seeking a full-time and part-time Nurse Practitioner to serve in a dual capacity within the Network. This position will assist in providing clinical services to patients at a new covid prevention site as well as serve within the network's health centers.

The Nurse Practitioner will provide medical assessment and treatment to patients upon entry to Covid prevention site. Provider is responsible for a wide spectrum of primary care services to patients of all ages. Care includes, but is not limited to, medical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, referral, follow-up and if applicable, Covid-19 testing.

Upholds the health center mission by assuring that patients receive health care that is competent, caring, cost-effective, and meets with a high degree of satisfaction; supports fiscal stability of the organization.

Responsibilities/Duties

  1. Performs intake assessment, medical history and physical exam for new admissions of patients to prevention site.
  2. Conduct daily in person medical and wellness checks on all patients at prevention site weekly.
  3. Assess and triage health conditions including with patients who may be highly compromised to evaluate covid exposure, isolation/quarantine, or need for covid testing referral.
  4. Assess and provide over the counter medications (OTC) as needed/requested at prevention site.
  5. Assess patients’ status when acute or urgent needs require transfer to higher level of care or evaluation.
  6. Update patient records for accuracy at each patient encounter using appropriate designated forms and documentation requirements.
  7. Provides a wide spectrum of primary care and covid prevention services to patients of all ages, from infants to elderly. Care includes, but is not limited to, medical assessment, diagnosis, covid-19 testing needs, treatment, referral, and follow-up.
  8. Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients’ clinical problems and health care needs.
  9. Documents/dictates key components of patient's progress via daily progress note, transfer, and discharge summary, and or clinic note where applicable. Documentation is timely, meets acute care compliance standards and captures patient acuity.
  10. Consultation with collaborating physician and other members of the healthcare team when indicated.
  11. Collaborates with interdisciplinary health care team in making diagnoses of acute and complex chronic conditions and referral of services when applicable.
  12. Identifies expected outcomes from diagnosis and formulates and documents a plan of care to address health care needs.
  13. Utilizes evidenced based practice guidelines and protocols in an individualized, dynamic plan of care that can be applied across the continuum.
  14. Implements and modifies plan of care where necessary
  15. Prescribes diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions when identified.
  16. Maintains ongoing communication and collaboration with interdisciplinary care team.
  17. Facilitates and communicates with patient, family and staff to promote continuity of care across the continuum of care.
  18. May perform advanced procedures consistent with privileges and competency validation.
  19. Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

Minimum 2 years as a Nurse Practitioner or 5 years RN experience

Required Education

Master’s degree. Graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge and experience must compliment needs of the position.

Current RN and APN licenses from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Current nationally recognized advanced practice certification or in progress.

Physical and emotional ability to perform the duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Proficiency in basic computer skills.

Understanding of psychosocial impacts of health outcomes in underserved communities

Exhibits cultural competency and sensitivity

Program Summary

Family Practice and Counseling Network, a program of Resources for Human Development, is a network of community health centers providing comprehensive primary care, dental and behavioral health services. The Network consists of four health centers in Philadelphia – Abbottsford-Falls Family Practice & Counseling in the Northwest, the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University in the North, the Health Annex in the Southwest, and Annex West Philly housed in Action Wellness (formerly Action AIDS); and a convenient care clinic in Philadelphia – Fast Family Care. Today the Network serves more than 23,000 patients annually and is an NCQA certified Patient-Centered Medical Home.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.