Job Summary Under the supervision of the program manager with clinical oversight of the Medical Director the FNP and PNP develop and supervise treatment plans and provide comprehensive medical services within their scope of practice.
The FPN responsibilities will include provision of comprehensive pediatric and adult primary care services including cervical cancer screening, women's reproductive health services and diabetes management.
PNP practice is limited to provision of comprehensive primary care services to children up to age 19.
Nurse Practitioners coordinate, supervises and provides evidence based patient services to eligible patients enrolled in the Neighborhood Outreach Action for Health (NOAH) program, within the guidelines set forth for the program and supporting granting agencies. FPN and PNP adhere to Scottsdale Healthcare credentials Allied Health scope of practice and maintains patient satisfaction and productivity consistent with NOAH goals.
Demonstrates knowledge and clinical judgment to provide primary care to eligible patients enrolled in the NOAH program. Performs general physical examination as indicated to determine presence of disease; utilizes physical findings, laboratory results and medical history to develop short-term and long-range treatment plans that include treatment of acute illness, management of chronic problems and provision of preventative care services.
Maintains, monitors and ensures accurate and timely documentation.
Interacts with patients and families, school nurses, teachers, counselors, social workers, referral agencies and specialty care providers. Provides counseling education and resource information on wellness, prevention of illness and health maintenance.
Participates in staff meetings, quality assurance activities and continuing education courses. Reviews medical records as needed with Medical Director for the NOAH program. Collaborates with other caregivers to synthesize research findings in order to develop systems for achieving optimal patient and family outcomes.
Refers patients as appropriate to the Heuser Family Medicine Program (FPC), within the guidelines of the NOAH program. Follows up with resident physicians and FPC nursing staff on patient care, as and when appropriate. Coordinates referrals for specialty services when indicated.
Monitors, inventory, medical equipment service and supply requests to meet SHC and NOAH service standards. Utilizes NOAH formulary when prescribing medications. Assists in development of clinical practice polices and procedures and reviews annually to ensure compliance.
Internal Number: 2019-16104
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