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Nurse Practitioner (full-time floater)

Company: UCSF Benioff Children's Physicians
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Job Summary: UCSF Benioff Children's Physicians (UBCP) is a multispecialty physician foundation, and an associated clinically integrated network. Our primary goal is to foster physician collaboration to deliver the most advanced maternal and pediatric care throughout Northern California and beyond. We have Pediatric and Adolescent Care, After Hours Care, Ophthalmology, OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine clinics located throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The Nurse Practitioner is a licensed advance practice nurse experienced in primary care, who assumes responsibility and accountability for the health care of patients, emphasizing quality health promotion, disease prevention and management. The Nurse Practitioner will do this by applying the nursing process, utilizing knowledge base and technical skills, problem solving, oral communication, and documentation. S/he is required to cover every clinic location as needed, with primary responsibility for review and management of all lab results, diagnostic tests, radiology and other patient reports, as well as handling all patient calls related to clinical concerns. Requirements Minimum Qualifications Required: Education: Bachelor of Science, Nursing, from an accredited institution Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program Experience: Minimum of five years nursing experience License or certification: Current RN license in the state of California Registered as a NP in the state of California Drug furnishing license in the state of California DEA Number Current certification as a provider of Basic Life Support (BLS) Specialized Skills: Ability to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers Ability to provide culturally sensitive health care to a diverse patient population Essential NP Functions: Provide direct patient care for add-on patient appointments (walk-in, call-in or Serves as back-up clinician when patients appointments are backed-up Cover patient care schedule when short-staffed due to sick calls Assists physicians by performing patient care for patients with special needs or sensitive Schedule triaged patients appropriately Review all incoming patient paperwork, via fax, courier or mail: lab results, Identify all abnormal lab results for chart pull and follow-up, and determine plan Contact patient, develop and execute plan of care independently, for abnormal Primary resource for front desk - review incoming patient referrals and records to Assists Front desk scheduler with orders for procedures/consults Schedule appointments and follow-up on missed appointments Physicians) follow-up concerns ultrasound reports, hospital dictations, consult reports of care needed findings educate and direct patients as to follow-up required; lab tests, diagnostic tests, follow-up & referral appointments determine acuity and scheduling urgency will consult with physicians 18. Participate in program educational activities for the community and other health care providers 19. Active involvement with referral clinics, other hospitals, suppliers, and other hospital departments 20. Demonstrated courteous professional and cooperative behavior towards patients, co-workers, visitors, and physicians; adhering to privacy practices and HIPAA guidelines 21. Perform duties as a team member; integrate activities with those of fellow employees and physicians 22. Review and interpret all diagnostic studies ordered such as lab work and x-rays 23. Follow-up on all abnormal diagnostic studies and refer to physician as indicated 24. Promote positive health behaviors and self-care skills through education and counseling 25. Collaborate with physicians and other health professionals as needed 26. Document activities and services provided according to office procedure and as prescribed by law 27. Provide services to patients from all ethnic groups 28. Provide appropriate services to age-specific patients: adolescents (12-18 years) and early adulthood (18-44 years) Patient Care Duties and Responsibilities: Provision of care which insures implementation of the medical plan of care Provision of care which reflects an evaluation of the psychosocial and counseling Provide prenatal care and family planning services Provision of perinatal education to patients and families Instructing patients on self-administration of injectable medications (i.e. heparin, Responsible for maintaining complete and accurate documentation in patient care Attendance at clinical review meetings Rotating through schedule; including coverage for various outpatient sites Support Administration and Management by participating in assigned special projects including, but not limited to, the performance of physical examinations, diagnostic testing, and the furnishing of medications and treatments needs of the patient and family including making appropriate referrals Insulin, etc.) records as needed for practice improvement, and to support staff development Other Functions and Duties : Collaborative care of high risk patients Patient telephone triage; assess acuity of complaint and managing care accordingly Review clinical guidelines as indicated Participate in quality improvement activities as directed by Administration and Management Professional Expectations: The NP will stay current in Primary Care health care Professional staff are expected to treat their time as professionals; if there is Respectful, supportive, collegial, professional conduct is expected at all times issues and have an understanding of current guidelines of care time due to patients not showing for an appointment, you are expected to support your colleagues, complete projects approved by Administration/Management, or other support staff as need to assure the provision of quality patient care and professional clinical services The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. This position may also perform other duties as assigned. Benefits UCSF Benioff Childrens Physicians (UBCP) is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics) or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.

Keywords: UCSF Benioff Children's Physicians, Richmond , Nurse Practitioner (full-time floater), Healthcare , Richmond, California

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