The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner has the responsibility for assessing patient conditions and implementing care consistent with Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner regulations of the State of California Medical Board. Duties will include, but not be restricted to attending to patient care per protocol (developed in conjunction with the above regulations and under the supervision of a Physician). Participate in specific patient management, case conference and in-service training. Perform traditional duties in patient care as needed, and share “on call” responsibilities with other providers (if appropriate). This position require independent judgment and discretionary decision making. Also require special training, education, and certification as outlined below.
- Assess individual patients under the supervision of the preceptor and rendering care.
- Perform traditional medical services directed by the supervising physician.
- Jointly develop preceptor criteria for patient selection and care with the Associate Director of Medical Services, and the supervising physician.
- Share “on-call” responsibilities with the other providers (if appropriate).
- Assist in planning and implementing quality improvement programs, guidelines and protocols.
- Responsible for Maternal and Child Health Case Management and CHDP (as required).
- In charge of HIV/Antibody tests counseling in accordance with established policies and procedures and in accordance with State and Federal requirements (as required).
- Participate in community functions, as appropriate.
- Assume other responsibilities as required.
- Participate in on-call schedule (One week Monday-Sunday) and weekend clinic coverage, frequency of these depends on provider availability.
- HIPAA compliance – responsible for maintaining abreast of and in compliance with all HIPAA regulations and requirements. Treats all member information confidential.
- Compliance – Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
- QA/QI – Participate in QA/QI activities and contribute towards the overall performance improvement of the organization.
- IT – Required to learn and use the Electronic Health Record and Practice Electronic System and its components. As required by the job functions and highlighted in the Policies and Procedures.
- All employees will participate in Patient Centered Health Home Model at Omni Family Health.
Qualifications, Education, and Experience:
- Completion of an accredited Physicians Assistant program or Nurse practitioner; and licensed to practice in the State of California as a Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
- Experience in multi-disciplinary approach preferred.
- Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not required.
- Knowledge of preventive care and health maintenance required.
- Must have current CPR card.
- Promotes and believes in Omni Family Health mission statement.
- Ability to relate to the public regardless of ethnic, religious and economic status.
Responsible To: Chief Clinical Services Officer/Chief Executive Officer
Classification: Full or Part Time Position, Exempt