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Family Nurse Practitioner, Phoenix, AZ


Organization: Native American Connections
Category: Nurse Practitioner
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date Job Posted: March 25, 2021
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Family Nurse Practitioner

Behavioral Health · Phoenix, Arizona

This is a part-time position start date for this position is April 19, 2021.

MISSION:

Improving the lives of individuals and families through Native American culturally appropriate behavioral health, affordable housing, and community development services

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Family Nurse Practitioner is a key member of the Integrated Health team, engaged in providing medical services and helping to define the medical direction of the organization. The position provides primary care medical services to youth and adults to ensure the delivery of affordable quality healthcare services. The Family Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively with the Integrated Health staff to ensure clients transition seamlessly between medical and behavioral health services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works collaboratively with team to provide primary health care to clients including: obtaining histories, performing physical examinations, diagnosing, treating and monitoring acute and chronic diseases, immunizations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies, prescribing medications, and providing other treatments as needed.
  • Educates clients to promote positive health behaviors and disease prevention.
  • Ensure clients have knowledge and access to medical services after hours for emergencies and urgent medical needs.
  • Provides feedback regarding the medical direction of the organization.
  • Keeps abreast of emerging models in health care delivery; identify and define new and innovative strategies to achieve business goals and objectives.
  • Identifies opportunities to collaborate and develop clinical integration opportunities with health delivery systems to achieve affordable outcomes.
  • Participates in the following:
    • Quality Management Committee, including quality improvement and compliance
    • Team meetings based on availability

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Mission
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Screening and Assessment
  • Care Planning and Care Coordination
  • Quality of Work/Intervention
  • Cultural Competence and Adaptation
  • Systems Oriented Practice (Work Efficiency/ Punctuality/Attendance)
  • Productivity
  • Practice-Based Learning and Quality Improvement
  • Informatics
  • Initiative/Resourcefulness
  • Dependability
  • Professional Behavior- Attitude/Enthusiasm

EDUCATIONAL/WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:

  • Master's degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Family Nurse Practitioner
  • AZ Board of Nursing qualification as a Family Nurse Practitioner with an active and unrestricted license
  • Two years’ experience providing medical services Experience in public sector healthcare or non-profit community health, with knowledge of Medicaid populations; experience working with Native Americans preferred.
  • Current Fingerprint Certificate and DEA license
  • First Aid and CPR certified.
  • Spanish proficiency is preferred but not required

SKILLS REQUIREMENT:

  • Must possess knowledge of clinical care and client treatment
  • Must have prescribing and dispensing authority granted by the state board of nursing.
  • Must have an ability to effectively use an Electronic Medical Record.
  • Must be a team player, flexible, highly ethical, value-driven, results-oriented and a professional of high personal integrity
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of computers, Microsoft Office, email systems, as well as in overall written communication

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE: Preference is given to qualified Native American Applicants in accordance with the Indian Preference Act. If claiming a preference, a copy of valid documentation will be necessary.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: Native American Connections is a drug-free workplace with safety-sensitive jobs. Use of alcohol and legal or illegal drugs may impair and alter employees' judgement resulting in increased safety risks, workplace injuries, and faulty decision making. Reporting to work at NAC after use of alcohol, a controlled substance, or abuse of any other substance is absolutely prohibited.

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT:

This position is considered to be Non-Exempt for overtime pay provisions as provided by the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and any applicable state laws. Non-Exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay for hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours per workweek.

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