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Family Nurse Practitioner for Primary Care in Providence

Company: The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc.
Location: Providence
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Are you an experienced FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER looking for a rewarding career in primary care? Join our passionate team of providers at our beautiful new state-of-the-art health center located in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence.Time to find your work home with excellent benefits and great people: Competitive base salary plus quarterly bonuses based on quality incentivesLoan Repayment eligible - NHSC and Rhode Island State Loan RepaymentExcellent Benefits Package including 5% matched Retirement Savings Flexible Paid Time Off for vacation, personal, sick days and holidaysCME one-week and $2500 allowance Malpractice coverage with lifetime tail coverageYou are the Primary Care Provider with your own panel of patients: Weekday opportunity in Outpatient Primary Care ClinicThis is full-time position (4 days clinic, 1 day admin) Collaborate with a team of providers from all specialties, plus integrated behavioral health clinicians, community health advocates, and nurse case managers.Lead your team - a dedicated RN and Medical Assistant - to provide quality care to a diverse multi-cultural underserved patient population.About our Clinics: Providence Community Health Centers (PCHC) is the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Rhode Island with nine neighborhood-based clinics - all Patient- Centered Medical Homes. Our in-house services, on same EHR, include optometry, podiatry, dental, dermatology, nephrology, rheumatology and asthma/allergy. Ideal candidates will be: Family Nurse Practitioner who is confident caring for all ages; minimum 3 years of primary care experience; ability to work independently as well as collaborate as part of a larger provider group; confident learning new EHR; Licensed/eligible in Rhode Island; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification; Multi-cultural experience highly valued. About Providence Community Health Centers: PCHC brings quality care to the underserved neighborhoods throughout the city of Providence. PCHC has 650 dedicated employees caring for more than 80,000 patients. Established as the first Federally Qualified Health Center in Rhode Island in 1968, PCHC continues to build on a legacy of expanding access to patients who face major financial, social, cultural, and language barriers to quality, affordable primary care.Overview:Work with other personnel of the health center and the physicians, to make the delivery of health care more efficient, more comprehensive, and improve the quality in accordance with the policies and procedures of PCHC, the laws of Rhode Island, and appropriate standards of good care. All duties/responsibilities are performed across life cycle (infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric) as appropriate for training and certification.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Take a complete medical history and do a physical examination on PCHC patients as clinically appropriate.Diagnose and treat common medical problems in your specific fields of competence. Consult with the appropriate PCHC physician at the FNP's health center, or with the appropriate PCHC physician on call, or with the Associate Medical Director, as needed and in accordance with PCHC policies and procedures to assure good care.Manage acute and chronic illness collaborating as needed with the PCHC M.D. and assist in coordinating care for these patients with other members of the health center and/or with services outside of the health center.Provide patient education and preventive medicine as clinically indicated.Provide counseling and support as clinically appropriate, in areas of social problems recognizing the emotional component of illness, making referrals to mental health professionals as needed.QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education - RN and Family Nurse Practitioner training program in accredited college or university.Must be licensed as RN and as a Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive privileges in Rhode Island.Must be certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.Must conform to prescribed standards for continuing education as set down by appropriate state or national advisory boards.Experience - at least one year in a community health setting. PCHC is EOE/M/F/D/V/SO PI3c7c43c10d40-25660-33327404

Keywords: The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc., Providence , Family Nurse Practitioner for Primary Care in Providence, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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