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Family Nurse Practitioner

Davis, CA 95617

Posted: 07/27/2022 Job Number: 1106164 Pay Rate: 116k/year - 133k/year

Job Description


 JOB TITLE: NURSE PRACTITIONER / PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT   







 

REPORTS TO: Associate Medical Director





 

OVERVIEW: The Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant works under the supervision of the Medical Director and Lead Physician to provide direct patient care. The Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant works as part of a multidisciplinary team composed of physicians, medical assistants, mid-level providers, a Clinic Manager, community health workers, and administration to provide quality comprehensive care to our patients. Our clinic is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing comprehensive patient-centered primary care services including medical, dental, substance abuse treatment, mental health, and outreach services to low-income, multi-ethnic, uninsured, and underinsured populations.





 

Our clinic is a federally qualified health center providing comprehensive patient-centered primary care services including medical, dental, substance abuse treatment, mental health and outreach services to individuals and families who are uninsured and underinsured and from historically marginalized groups and populations.



 

HOURS/SITE: Full time, 40 hours per week. Evening hours may be required. The position is located in W. Sacramento.





 

Our organization provides an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and life experience.



Our organization encourages people of all backgrounds to apply including, but not limited to those who identify as Black, indigenous, people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQIA+ persons, people with disabilities, veterans, individuals of all ages and religions, as well as those who have experienced the criminal justice system.    





 

RESPONSIBILITIES:



The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job, but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to business necessity, reasonable accommodation or some other reason.





 

1.            Work in outpatient family practice community health center with scope of services to include primary care, reproductive health and pediatric care.  Perform all aspects of health care as directed by physician including health history, physical examination, diagnosis, treatment, and health education for all age groups from newborns to geriatric care.



2.            Order labs as needed and specified by physician.  Interpret lab findings for infants, teens and adults.



3.            Prescribe medications as directed by physician.  Current knowledge of pediatric dosages. 



4.            Complete charting of all patient medical records in electronic medical records.



5.            Request appropriate consultation with physician as needed.



6.            Provide patient case management (referrals and follow-up care) as needed.  Communicate follow-up information and high risk conditions to physician and coordinate care plans with staff.



7.            Participate in quality improvement activities as needed.





 

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:



Education: Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner. Current California Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license.  Current First Aid/CPR required. 








Experience: Experience providing primary outpatient care including pediatrics, reproductive health and family medicine. Experience working in a clinic setting and a demonstrated commitment to comprehensive care for low income clients preferred.





 

Special Skills/Equipment:  Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.  Ability to operate all equipment used in the clinic sites.  Demonstrate skills to provide age-appropriate care to clinic patients including principles of growth and development over the life span. Ability to assess data reflective of patients’ age-specific needs required.  Must be able to maintain current credentialing and privileges for Our FQHC and contracted health plans. Experience using electronic health records strongly preferred.





 

Expectations:  Proven ability to work independently. Must demonstrate commitment to excellence and high standards, acute attention to detail.  Excellent written and oral skills, strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills required. Must have ability to manage priorities and workflow.  Flexibility and willingness to work enthusiastically with changing priorities. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to understand and follow written/verbal instructions required.  Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals, externally and internally at all organizational levels.  COMPLETE COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIRED





 

OUR BENEFITS:



Medical Insurance: Kaiser, Sutter Health Plus, Wester Health Advantage



Dental/Vision



Flexible Spending Plan (before-tax savings plans)



Employee Assistance



Retirement 403b (including match)



Robust PTO, Floating Holiday, Emergency Sick Time, & Paid Holidays



SALARY:



Eligible for yearly 2% COLA and up to 2% additional merit, annually





 

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:



We are an eligible NHSC (National Health Service Core) approved loan repayment site



$25,000 sign-on bonus (if applicable)



$5,000 moving allowance match (if applicable)



$5,000 family moving allowance (if applicable)





Meet Your Recruiter

Alphonse Bilicic
Director of Physician Recruitment

Growing up with three sisters and a single mother, Alphonse quickly learned the value of community. At a young age, his family regularly received assistance from both community health centers and non-profit groups. He understands that without the support of his community, life would have been much different for his family. When he initially interviewed with UHC in 2014, Alphonse’s expressed a passion and desire to give back and support the same community who had helped him. Over four years later, Alphonse now leads the primary care division as Director of Physician Recruitment, specializing in placing Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric Physicians in the same non-profit health centers that once served him.

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