Family Nurse Practitioner

Charles River Community Health Brighton , MA 02135

Posted 2 weeks ago

Family Nurse Practitioner

CLASSIFICATION/STATUS: Exempt, Full Time

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Medical Director

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIIES: None

WHO YOU ARE:

YOUR ROLE & IMPACT

As part of the dynamic primary care team at Charles River Community Health (CRCH), a healthcare practice providing comprehensive and compassionate care to underserved communities, the Family Nurse Practitioner will be working with a dedicated, committed, diverse group of nurse practitioners, MDs, and physician assistants who collaborate with an energetic group of nurses, medical assistants, and a multidisciplinary team to provide quality care and patient-centered care coordination. The Family Nurse Practitioner will work with patients and staff who are racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse, so being culturally competent is required.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform holistic, evidence-based medical care services for health center patients.

  • Evaluate, treat, and care for patients (including walk-ins), write prescriptions, provide preventive health care advice and case management, assess psychological impact of illness, and treat or appropriately refer patients for evaluation and treatment.

  • Participate in student and/or other clinical discipline training activities at the health center.

  • Participate in the formation and evaluation of applicable clinical protocols.

  • Carry a patient panel of a minimum of 1000 patients.

  • Maintain continuity of care when patients utilize other health care facilities, i.e. referrals, laboratory, emergency room services, outpatient departments, specialty clinics, and inpatient services.

  • Refer patients for specialty services, as appropriate, as well as provide documentation according to health centers procedures and follow up on results.

  • Participate in staff meetings, including quality assurance and medical audit activities in keeping with health centers procedures.

  • Participate in 24-hour on-call medical coverage for one week at a time/about 1-2 times per quarter, including working 1-2 Saturday mornings per quarter.

  • Have a standing patient care session one night per week.

  • Work collaboratively with other staff in meeting ACO quality goals, DPH accreditation, and other regulatory and/or funding requirements.

  • Perform other related duties, as required.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS, COMPETENCIES, TRAITS

  • Must be a graduate of Masters of Science in Nurse Practitioner program, or have completed a Certified Nurse Practitioner program.

  • 2 years of nurse practitioner experience is required.

  • Must have Massachusetts certification in Expanded Role from Board of Registration in Nursing.

  • Must have Massachusetts Nursing License.

  • Must have Nurse Practitioner Certification.

  • Prior ambulatory experience preferred.

  • Must be able to work out of either our Brighton or Waltham locations as needed.

  • Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese preferred.

  • Experience in diverse culture preferred.

  • Bilingual/bicultural preferred.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, particularly with people from diverse cultures, with the ability to understand the community, population, and patients we serve.

  • Must have experience in diverse cultures, with strong commitment to promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and reducing inequities.

  • Must believe in the work we do at CRCH, with a strong passion to serve underserved populations in diverse settings.

WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO

Charles River Community Healths mission is to improve the health and well-being of the communities of Allston, Brighton, Waltham and surrounding areas by providing quality, compassionate, coordinated care that is patient-centered, family friendly, and community focused.

CRCH is a comprehensive practice providing medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, optical, and vision services to diverse underserved local communities.


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