Nurse Practitioner - Utah Partners for Health

April 18, 2019

Position: NP or PA-C
Organization: Utah Partners for Health
Location: 8446 S Harrison St


JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title - Nurse Practitioner
Department - Mid-Valley Health Clinic (MVHC) & Mobile Clinic
Reports To - Medical Director
Positions Supervised - Medical Assistants

POSITION PURPOSE
● Provide independent primary care medical services to the patients of Utah Partners for Health in accordance with training, experience and licensure through screening, counseling, education, appropriate referrals, management of chronically and acutely ill patients and the provision of selected interventions according to standards of care and UPFH policies and protocols.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
● Provide case management and direct patient care including general adult care, obstetrics, family planning, newborn care and pediatrics.
● Obtain health histories, conduct medical exams utilizing age-appropriate methods, order and interpret diagnostic tests (i.e. x-rays or blood tests) to diagnose a patient’s injury or illness.
● Prescribe drug therapy according to standard medical practice and within prescriptive practice regulations.
● Educate and counsel patients and their families, answer questions about follow-up, proper care and long-term health.
● Maintain computerized patient medical records, treatment records, patient progress and proper documentation with confidentiality.
● Supervise, mentor, train, discipline and evaluate the Medical Assistants. Set staff expectations and goals, and resolve conflict. Interview, hire and provide orientation for new staff. Understand, promote and educate staff on all UPFH policies and clinical protocols.
● Demonstrate participation and continuous improvement toward achieving assigned clinical quality measures.

ANCILLARY JOB FUNCTIONS
● Travel to Mobile Clinic sites to support patients in those locations.
● Recognize and respond to emergencies.
● Participate in chart audits to assess success of QA/QI program. Participate in medical staff, QA/QI meetings.
● Coordinate the supervision and training of students and residents.
● Participate in case peer review, management review, and provider education and discussions.
● Research the latest treatments to ensure the quality of patient care.
● Other duties as assigned.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a Full-Time Position that pays $95,000 to $103,000 DOE.

UPFH offers a generous benefits package including vision and dental insurance, an IRA with employer match, and full reimbursement of internal UPFH medical and behavioral health clinic services for employees.

ORGANIZATIONAL AND CULTURAL FIT
At UPFH, we go above and beyond to help, care for and serve our patients and the community with excellence. We do this by working hard, being a team player, growing and improving, being empowered and focusing on quality. We are an organization that values proactive, welcoming, happy, open-minded, flexible, positive, willing and kind employees.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION
Utah Partners for Health is a community health organization with a passion to fill the gaps in Utah’s health care system by providing continuous, comprehensive and culturally sensitive health care of the highest quality. UPFH’s services include medical, eye, dental and behavioral health to benefit uninsured and underserved populations. Our mission is to provide compassionate, comprehensive, quality care to empower underserved individuals, families and communities in a patient-centered medical home.

UPFH 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.

RECRUITING STATEMENT

Are you a compassionate provider with the ability to diagnose and perform appropriate medical procedures?
Do you like creating a positive experience and balanced care plans for patients?
Are you looking for a job where you can help, care and serve patients and the community?

If so, then the Nurse Practitioner at Utah Partners for Health (UPFH) is for you!

What is Utah Partners for Health all about?
● We love our patients! Our passionate and devoted teams help, care and serve our patients and the community with excellence.
● We are dedicated! We are proactive, positive, friendly, flexible, open-minded and hard-working team players, who find great purpose and happiness in our work.
● We want to empower! We’re always searching for and learning new ways to go above and beyond to help, care and serve at UPFH.
● We are growing! We recently expanded our services at UPFH and will continue to grow to better provide for the needs of our patients and the community.

If you want to be a part of our story, and contribute to the learning and excellence of our organization as a Nurse Practitioner, we welcome you to apply for this job.


Qualification 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
● Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a related field and completion of a Nurse Practitioner certification program approved by the State of Utah.
● Licensure by the State of Utah by the Board of Nursing or the Board of Medical Examiners.
● 1 year experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a health care center, medical office or equivalent is recommended.
● Must be certified in Basic Life Support.
● Valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and registration, and travel throughout clinic sites is required.

● Preferred, but not required:
● Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
● Experience using Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems such as USIS, ECW and Help2.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
● Knowledge of technical diagnostic and medical practices.
● Knowledge of prescription of medications.
● Ability to handle delicate equipment, knowledge of medical instruments, equipment and procedures.
● Ability to assess verbal presentations of patients.
● Ability to build therapeutic relationships
● Knowledge of computer applications and equipment related to work.
● Skills in supervising staff and departments.
● Ability to addresses problems positively and non-defensively.
● Ability to build interpersonal relationship and deliver excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
● Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
● Ability to think critically and make effective decisions.
● Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
● Skills in time management and organization.
● Ability to maintain confidentiality.
● Ability to communicate in Spanish.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ABILITIES
● Must be able to sit, stand, talk and hear for extended periods of time.
● Must be able to have repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement to type and work on computer.
● General office environment conditions, with moderate noise levels.
● May be exposed to potentially dangerous bodily fluids or hazardous chemicals.

Schedule
Full-time

Salary
$95,000 to $103,000 DOE
Apply
Please send your CV/Resume to kmicka@upfh.org
Job Closing
06/30/2019