The Nurse Practitioner, as a Medical Staff Allied Health Professional, performs medical evaluations and provides consultation to all new & contracted employees. Evaluates and treats Sutter Health and Worker's Compensation employees injured at work or exposed to communicable disease or chemical hazards at work. Collaborates with other health care professionals in assessing and managing health care problems, maintaining continuity of car
The Nurse Practitioner(NP) is responsible for providing medical care services in an ambulatory care setting working under the supervision of a physician, has primary responsibility for the medical issues of the department as well as employer and patient satisfaction. Provides direct patient care for patients: coordinates the delivery of services with employers and management team; facilitates employee health programs, blood borne pathogen counseling and workplace clinics. The NP is concurrently responsible for the development, implementation and on-going evaluation of medical care policies and procedures in conjunction with the Medical Director. They work cooperatively with licensed, administrative and support staff to ensure the on-going operation of the department. The NP directly supervises health care professionals and support staff in compliance with the state of California Nurse Practice Act, certification and standards. Is directly responsible for quality patient care.
Must obtain medical staff privileges within 90 days of accepting position.
Must have CA state Nurse Practitioner
Experience as a nurse practitioner preferred.
Novice nurse practitioner must have experience in specialty area within the last 3 years.
Experience in the field of occupational health is preferred.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 30 days of hire.
Must understand, speak and write fluent English.
Able to speak other languages highly desirable.
Familiarity with California workers' compensation law, Cal-OSHA, modified work programs, Americans with Disability Act is highly desirable, achieving proficiency within 6 months of hire.
Prioritizes and manages multiple demands in an ever changing environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.