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Family Practice NP/PA

  • Havre, Montana, United States
  • Full-Time
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  • Post date:6 Sep 2018
  • Job expires in: 14 days
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Job Description

Nurse Practitioner – Clinic Based

The Nurse Practitioner shall be responsible for providing a variety of professional medical services including administering physical examinations, ordering films, reviewing diagnostic tests, and performing injections when medically necessary; Participates in team meeting where individual health plans are devised and reviewed with input from other professionals; Responsible for writing the order for patient treatment(s); Completes assessment of referred patient(s) to include medical history(s), and detailed account(s) of history(s); Identified abnormal findings and reports potential risks to associated physician and/or referring physician; Participates in assessment of patient and family educational needs and assists in the teaching thereof; Completes patient(s) reassessments and routinely monitors progress toward outcomes; Assesses patients’ support systems and makes appropriate referrals; Facilitates transfer of information among healthcare professionals in order to promote smooth patient transition between services and levels of care; Coordinates and implements financial strategies to maintain a cost effective environment; Develops and manages process improvement activities; Understands and supports Northern Montana Health Care’s mission, vision, values, and guiding principles; responds to customers in a friendly, prompt, and caring manner, while maintaining professionalism, confidentiality and respect; Plans and incorporates new routines, procedures and equipment into practice.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing, and completion of an approved course of study as a nurse practitioner
  • State licensure as a NP
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with an extensive and varied group of clients.
  • Must be able to make sound judgments.
  • Must maintain confidentiality

OR

Physician Assistant – Clinic Based:

Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories, and recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives; performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and departmental records. Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interprets test results.  Promotes health and wellness by instructing and counseling patients; giving normal growth and development information; discussing family planning; provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.  Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.  Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.  Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities; contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • Completion of an approved course of study as a Physician’s Assistant.
  • State licensure as a PA
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with an extensive and varied group of clients.
  • Must be able to make sound judgements.
  • Must maintain confidentiality

 

Health, dental, life, disability and FLEX/HAS, 403-b retirement benefits available.

Salary is based on certification, and commensurate with up to 10 years of experience.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

How to Apply

If you like small towns, friendly people, and an opportunity to provide quality healthcare to the folks along the Montana Hi-Line please consider applying for this position.You can apply on line at www.nmhcare.org or send your resume to:  Christen Obresley, VP of Regulatory and Community Services, at  obrechrm@nmhcare.org

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