This position provides direct patient care in the ambulatory setting and reports to the Chief of Staff and Medical Office Administrator at the medical office site where services are provided.
Essential Values-Based, Leadership and Management Competencies: Demonstrates values-based competencies in line with the four core values that are the foundation of all activities performed by employees in order to achieve the Mission of the St. Joseph Health System.
Demonstrates competence in communication and interpersonal relations.
Demonstrates competence in continuous improvement, continuous learning, accountability, and teamwork.
Demonstrates competence in customer/patient focus and adaptability.
Demonstrates competence in community orientation and stewardship.
Demonstrates the ability to provide health assessment, diagnosis and treatment in the ambulatory care setting.
Demonstrates the ability to select medications appropriately and in accordance with pharmacy formulary.
Demonstrates the ability to act in the best interest of the patient by providing information to make informed decisions in their care.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to complete patient encounter forms daily with appropriate diagnosis and treatment codes. Submits patient charges daily.
Demonstrates the ability to understand the unique needs of the adult and/or pediatric patient in providing care in the ambulatory setting.
Demonstrates appropriate clinical judgement in providing care by consulting/referring to the supervising physician, as needed.
Demonstrates the skills necessary to accurately code patient visits appropriately.
Consistently demonstrates appropriate and thorough documentation in the medical record for care provided and recommended.
Maintains and/or is available to meet productivity standard for number of patients seen in a timely manner.
Other specific competencies that have been identified by the manager related to changes in departmental operations or that focus on current clinical practices and are listed on the Supplemental Competence Validation Summary.
Maintains specialty skill sets specific to the ambulatory setting, appropriately.
Obtains higher learning experiences to enhance and develop new skills and knowledge to provide care through additional training and experiences. Seeks opportunity for cross training within specialty.
Participates in special projects including but not limited to Research & Development, upon request
Attends and participates, whenever possible, in organizations monthly Allied Health meetings.
Adapts to changing needs in office to facilitate operational needs and improved access.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Human development knowledge/skills:
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served including knowledge of the principles of growth and development and psychosocial characteristics and interventions for age specific requirement of the assigned unit.
Age-specific patient needs that employee is required to understand and meet:
Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret age appropriate data about the patient’s status in order to identify age-specific needs and provide the care needed.
Demonstrates age appropriate communication skills for the patient population served.
Demonstrates knowledge of age-specific community resources.
Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with complete confidentiality and security.
Nursing managers and coordinators shall have access to the complete medical record of patients under their care for clinical or health care operation purposes. All members of the nursing staff shall have access to the complete medical record of patients to which the staff member is assigned while on duty and working.
Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigations _._
Is knowledgeable of, observes and complies with hospital Codes of Safe Practice, safety policies and emergency procedures.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
License / Certification:
- Prefer 2 or more years experience as a Nurse Practitioner
- Current BLS certificate
- Current RN license
Preferred Position Qualifications:
- Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practitioner training program
- Board of Registered Nursing Certification of Nurse Practitioners
- Board of Registered Nurses Certification Furnishing Number
Additional physical requirements are defined on the attached Physical Demand Analysis.
St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare (SJHH) is one of California's most respected medical groups. With over 3,000 employees and 75 locations throughout California, including, Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County, SJHH has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, customer service and information technology. This kind of success is the result of team work, a commitment to excellence and a strong adherence to the organization's mission, vision and values.St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare (SJHH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare (SJHH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff,