Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
SAN MANUEL FP - SAN MANUEL, AZ
Full-time
8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday
ESSENTIAL FUNTIONS

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

Promotes and maintains patients’ health by providing health care services to the extent to which she/he is licensed and/or certified.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Under the general supervision of the Medical Director, examines patients, takes medical history, records results, and makes preliminary diagnosis of disease, illness, and injury and decides care plan, or follow-up procedures.
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations, obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories
  • Identifies short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed, provide information, and recommend options and course of action
  • Orders diagnostic tests such as X-rays, electrocardiograms, and blood work, and interprets test results
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, such as immunizations, injections, suturing and wound care, and managing infection
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens and promoting wellness and health maintenance
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient care plans, instructing and counseling patients, and recording progress
  • Works in triage and makes decisions on patient care needs
  • Maintains outpatient records by documenting patient care services
  • Record statistics, conduct research, and compile reports as deemed necessary by the organization
  • Performs referrals to specialists as needed, writes prescriptions for medications and equipment, and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment
  • Provides general health education regarding matters such as proper diet, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance
  • Assists physician, as required, for emergency treatment and procedures that are more complex
  • Instructs nurses, medical assistants, back office assistants regarding assistance with patient care

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as a resource for decisions, planning, and policies affecting the health of patients
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Participates in in-service/education regarding Quality Improvement
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned or requested

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accountability- Role Model, mission, vision and shared values
  • Customer Focus:
    Has a clear understanding of internal customers needs, preferences, timelines and decision-making criteria
    Recognizes that building long-term customer satisfaction is the key to employee engagement
  • Teamwork - If someone needs help, help them
  • Initiative - Be innovative, apply fresh ideas and continuously improve how you do your work
  • Confidentiality - Maintains strict confidentiality and respect the privacy of others
  • Ethical -Demonstrate consideration and appreciation for co-workers and customer
  • Respect - Demonstrate consideration and appreciation for co-workers and customer
REQUIREMENTS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to learn and adapt
  • Ability to direct others and to make independent decisions
  • Demonstrated competencies in dealing with all age groups including neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner or physician assistant program
  • Current approval by the Joint Board of Medical Examiners and Board of Nursing to perform medical acts
  • Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in Arizona
  • ADN, AAS degree required, master's degree preferred

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Education

[x] High School Diploma or GED

[ ] Technical Certification: ________________________

License/Certification

[x] License: Current Arizona State Registered Nurse

or

[ ] 10 years experience in [ ] addition to cert/degree;

[ ] in lieu of cert/degree

 

Specific Degree

[x] Degree: Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

[ ] Master of Science in Health Sciences or related field preferred

Skills:

[x] Bilingual (English-Spanish) Preferred

[ ] Computer literate

[ ] Typing

[x] Filing and charting procedures

[ ] Money handling

[ ] Calculator, office machines, etc.

Physical demands

[x] Balancing [x] Carrying [ ] Climbing

[ ] Crawling [x] Crouching [x] Feeling

[x] Fingering [x] Grasping [x] Kneeling

[x] Lifting 50 lbs. [x] Pulling [x] Hearing (communicate)

[x] Talking (communicate) [x] Sitting [x] Standing (mobility)

[x] Walking (mobility) [x] Vision: far [x] Vision: near

[x] Vision: color [x] Vision: depth [x] Vision: (w/assistance)

Exposures

[x] Airborne particles [x] Muscular strain

[x] Chemicals [x] Caustics

[x] Electrical current [x] Fumes

[x] Noise [x] Odors

[x] Sharps [x] Body fluids

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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