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Nurse Practitioner - Newark Wellness Center

Company: Alameda Health System
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Summary

Newark Wellness Center, part of Alameda Health System, is an outpatient center that serves a diverse patient population in Newark, CA. As part of Alameda County's safety net, we provide quality, accessible care to our community's most vulnerable patients. Newark Wellness Center offers full scope adult, pediatric, primary care, women's health services, including gynecology, family planning, obstetric, and prenatal care. We also provide specialty care including orthopedics and podiatry. We have an on-site lab, behavioral health therapy, nutrition services, and case management. Our providers and staff are dedicated to our patients and would love to welcome others who share our mission!

We are currently recruiting for a Full Time Nurse Practitioner, for Adult Medicine to work 40 hours per week, with the availability to work 2 Saturdays per month. If you are interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to apply!

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in this classification.

  1. Consults with physicians as necessary regarding health status of patients; refers complex cases to appropriate resources.

  2. May participate in annual performance reviews, as needed.

  3. Orders and/or performs laboratory and screening tests in accordance with approved protocol.

  4. Performs history and complete physical examinations of patients either in a general medical setting or within the context of specialty clinics to which assigned; assesses the clinical status of patients; establishes and maintains health records.

  5. Plans a program of care, seeking consultation with physicians, other professional staff, patients and families as needed or as required. Formulates problem lists based on clinical findings.

  6. Provides and evaluates patient care according to protocol's and quality assurance program criteria.

  7. Teaches patients, families and staff; provides counseling services related to promoting good health practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner training program that conforms to the Board of Registered Nursing standards; graduate of an accredited Nursing program required; Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Experience: Demonstrated experience which would provide the knowledge and skill necessary for successful performance as a Mid-Level Practitioner. One year in area of specialty (i.e. Cardiology, Neurology, G.I, Rheumatology, Orthopedics, Hematology, etc.), PG Residency of ED experience or post-graduate training in area of responsibility.
  • Required Licenses/Certifications:
  • Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse and certification as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing
  • For Nurse Practitioners, possession of a current Furnishing Number issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing AND Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or Certification by the National Certification Corporation as a Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (WHNP).

Preferred Licenses/Certification: (Dependent on area of specialty)

  • ACLS
  • ATLS
  • SART
  • BLS - Basic Life Support Certification issued by the American Heart Association
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification- AHA American Heart Association (Required for Emergency Department or if overseeing or providing pediatric care on a regular basis)

Keywords: Alameda Health System, Newark , Nurse Practitioner - Newark Wellness Center, Other , Newark, California

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