Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Provide primary medical care to all Tri-City Health Center (TCHC) patients age 0-18, following clinic protocols and policies. Perform medical examination and evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up consultation and request referrals for specialist services, labs and tests as necessary. Identify, evaluate and address disease prevention and health promotion issues for patients while administering quality care. Educate patient and/or family about preventive care, medical issues, diagnosis and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications. Maintain legible, accurate and confidential medical records in compliance with state regulatory standards and clinic policies and procedures. Work in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allow for consultation, collaboration or referral. Work flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends, as necessary.
Perform medical examination and evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up consultation and health education following TCHC clinical polices and procedures.
Identify, evaluate and address disease prevention and health promotion issues for patients while administering quality care.
Educate patient and/or family about preventive care, medical issues, diagnosis and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
Request patient referrals for specialty services, labs and tests as necessary.
Maintain legible, accurate and confidential medical records. Document all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment outcomes, education, referrals and consultations in compliance with state regulatory standards and clinic policies and procedures.
Demonstrate commitment to, and understanding of, TCHC’s Behaviors for Success and GUEST (Customer Service Model), by modeling customer service excellence in all internal and external relationships and in the performance of all duties and responsibilities. Monitors staff and notifies Administrator when training and/or counseling are needed to meet customer service expectations.
Work in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allow for consultation, collaboration or referral.
Work flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends, as necessary.
Participate in planning programs and development of health policies and procedures; health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
Participate in staff conferences and health center's continuous quality assurance and peer review programs.
Attend workshops, training and meetings as needed, and as requested.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Required education, experience, training
Nurse Practitioner License
Basic Life Support Certificate (CPR)
Preferred education, experience, training
One year of directly related experience
Community or Public Health experience
Electronic Health Records experience
Current California registered nurse license.
Current certificate as a nurse practitioner.
Certified by National Certificate Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses (NCPNP)
Current Basic Life Support Certificate (CPR).
Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Access to reliable transportation.
Critical Success Factors in this role include: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The ability to work and act independently, and to make and carry out decisions with under appropriate supervision.
The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead teams and projects, and work collaboratively.
Maintaining confidentiality and HIPAA compliance.
Excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills with attention to detail.
Excellent customer service and client services philosophy in all interactions.
Appreciation and respect for working with and serving a diverse population.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Power Point, Excel, Word or equivalent software products.
The ability to investigate and analyze information, draw conclusions and problem solve.
The ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.This position requires:
Sitting, walking, and standing associated with a normal medical/clinical office environment.
Regular bending and stretching; and lifting.
Manual dexterity used to include, but not limited to, standard office equipment, and computer keyboard.
Reading and writing in order to review records for accuracy.
Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment.
Traveling to work sites including some exposure to outside elements.
Presenting information in front of a group.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 20 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours per day.
Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training
Tri-City Health Center (TCHC) is committed to delivering excellent health services in a caring, nurturing, and respectful atmosphere; we promote optimal health, eliminate preventable diseases, and improve the quality of life for every individual and family in our community.TCHC provides a wide spectrum of health education, healthcare, and social services to everyone, without regard to financial po...sition, ethnicity, language, culture, sexual orientation or any other criteria.TCHC is a fiscally responsible, independent, not-for-profit community health center and a key member of our community’s vital health safety-net.