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Family Nurse Practitioner, Mobile Van

New York NY

Post Date: 01/10/2018 Job ID: 4528 Department: Allied Health

Title: Family Nurse Practitioner, Mobile Van

Location: Manhattan, NY 10001

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Allied Health

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Family Nurse Practitioner, Mobile Van, for a community-based Healthcare Center (FQHC). The Family Nurse Practitioner, Mobile Van will provide coordinated, comprehensive and continuous primary medical services to patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains, reviews and evaluates a patient’s medical and psychosocial history.
  • Performs complete comprehensive physical examination.
  • Performs screening procedures: Pap Smears, GC cultures, Chlamydia tests and Wet preps.
  • Facilitates related services for health center patients with respect to confidentiality
  • 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.
  • Interprets laboratory data. Reviews and initials all lab reports; orders appropriate / additional lab tests and referrals or follows up as indicated.
  • Participates in in-service education and other training programs.

Educational Requirements:

  • Current NYS license as Nurse Practitioner
  • 2+ years of experience as Nurse Practitioner, preferably in a family practice clinic setting
  • Pediatric experience required.
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