Advanced Practice Provider FNP / PA

West Cecil Health Center
Conowingo, MD
Oct 04, 2022
Oct 06, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
West Cecil Health Center is looking to add to their Medical Practice Team! WCHC is looking for an Advanced Practice Provider, FNP or PA who is passionate about their work, wishes to make a difference in their community and is interested in continued development. The Advanced Practice Provider, FNP or PA works collaboratively with the Medical Director and/or Supervising Physician to provide a variety of primary care services the West Cecil Health Center patients. These services include, but are not limited to, health promotion, injury and illness prevention, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of commonly encountered health problems and injuries, monitoring of stable chronic health problems, and community development and advocacy. Performs testing, referral to physicians and specialists as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment. These services are provided within a holistic, patient care-centered framework to patients of all ages. If you're looking to work for an organization that offers great benefits, growth opportunities and a positive atmosphere, this is the job for you! WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? Growth and Advancement Opportunities Company Sponsored Events Employee Engagement Committees WCHC offers a compressive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance Health Reimbursement Arrangement Employer paid Life and AD&D and Disability insurance 401K with employer match Generous Paid Time Off and Volunteer time Paid Holidays Continuing Medical Education paid time off and reimbursement Working at West Cecil Health Center connects you to a compassionate team making a difference in our community's health - and opens the door to maximum loan reimbursement eligibility! At a federal level, as a Federally Qualified Health Center, WCHC is automatically designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), which means qualified clinicians working at our locations can take advantage of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC)'s tax-free loan repayment assistance. Learn more at the National Health Resources & Services Administration website. THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER, FNP OR PA ARE TO A cents € cents Serve as Provider of West Cecil Health Center, Inc. and provide leadership to facilitate the achievement of its mission. A cents € cents Determines and assesses the health status of patients by reviewing medical records, taking comprehensive medical histories, and performing physical examinations and records findings following proper medical documentation protocol A cents € cents Initiates and performs or directs other support staff to perform screening and diagnostic tests, including blood draws, cultures, skin tests, pap smears, minor wound care, and other procedures appropriate for the patients' condition A cents € cents Orders or performs routine laboratory and other testing and interprets results, or arranges for such procedures at other facilities A cents € cents Plans and oversees on going treatment and clinical management of patients in stable phases of chronic illness, and general health maintenance of non-chronic, non-acute patients in adults and infants/children A cents € cents Consults with providers regarding patients' conditions, diagnosis, treatment plan, medication orders and need for specialty care; keeps supervising physician advised of patient status as necessary A cents € cents Prescribes medications according to proper clinical care and standards of practice A cents € cents Recognizes conditions requiring immediate attention, changes in chronic conditions, indications of early stages of chronic conditions, mental and emotional disturbances, and communicable disease cases; consults and makes appointments with physicians for patients A cents € cents Provides emergency medical treatment when necessary and within scope of expertise and available resources A cents € cents Prepares and maintains complete and accurate charts, files, records, and other documents pertaining to patients' care; reviews material prepared by other staff for completeness and accuracy A cents € cents Attends, participates in, and contributes to in-services education, staff meetings, and training sessions to maintain and increase skills, and to teach others At WCHC, we embrace diversity and we don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, or veteran status. PI192397856