Nurse Practitioner

Status: FT – 40 hrs.

Submit resumes to: tamoriaMD@davisstreet.org

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines patient, takes medical history, records results, and makes preliminary diagnosis or decides on follow-up procedures
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, blood work, and interprets test results
  • Performs therapeutic procedures such as immunizations, injections, and managing infection
  • Exercises professional judgment regarding consultation with medical director concerning appropriate treatment
  • Develops and implements patient care plans, instructs and counsels patients and records progress
  • Prescribes medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and clinic regulations
  • Provides health education regarding health maintenance in such areas as chronic disease, reproductive health, etc.
  • Prescreens cases requiring review by the CMO or Medical Director
  • Participates in staff meetings, planning meetings and other meetings as needed;
  • Participates in the program’s ongoing quality assurance monitoring.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Current California Nurse Practitioner and DEA license
  • 3+ years related clinical experience
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel and EMR software
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with men, women and children
  • Desire to work with culturally diverse populations and varied socio-economic levels