Family Nurse Practitioner

  • 81 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We’re a group of not-for-profit community health centers providing medical, dental and social services in neighborhoods throughout New York City. We provide confidential care to men, women, and children, regardless of citizenship status or ability to pay.

Job Description

Position Summary:

We have an immediate opening for Family Nurse Practitioner at our multiple health centers!

Our FNP provides coordinated, comprehensive and continuous primary medical services to patients in conformance with the standing orders of the Medical Director.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Obtains and/or reviews/evaluates a patient’s medical and psychosocial history.

  • Performs complete comprehensive physical examination.

  • Performs screening procedures including Pap Smears, GC cultures, Chlamydia tests and Wet preps.

  • Facilitates related services for health center patients as appropriate with respect to their confidentiality and privacy.

  • Performs routine interim physical examinations on patients that are risk specific, and as outlined in the agency’s Medical Policies and Procedures Manual.

  • Evaluates individual patients and prescribes appropriate medications, treatments, referrals as indicated in the Policies & Procedures Manual and/or is consistent with current standards of care.

  • Provides continuous care to patients and management of common and important clinical problems encountered in a primary care setting.

  • Consults with physician(s) regarding problems not encountered in the standing orders (Policies & Procedures Manual) or as necessary.

  • Makes referrals to appropriate sources/consultants for medical and/or social problems.

  • Participates in patient education and counseling services, especially about family planning, STD’S/HIV, preventive health and nutrition.

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Qualifications

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE REQUIRED:

  • Current NYS license as Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Bilingual Spanish a Plus!

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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