Neighborcare Health offers high quality health care through its medical, dental and school based clinics, and is the leading provider to low-income and uninsured patients in the Seattle area. Our staff is a diverse group of dedicated people who speak over 40 languages and dialects. We believe in social justice, community, cultural sensitivity and excellence. Our purpose is to improve health by engaging, educating, and empowering in the communities we serve.
The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant ensures appropriate comprehensive health careand supports the team in achieving Neighborcare's goals for quality care, productivity and patient satisfaction. Perform independent clinical activities, and collaborate with physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants when appropriate to achieve quality patient care. Work in partnership and joint accountability with learn team members to achieve Neighborcare Health's Mission, Guiding Principles, Services Commitments, and Goals.
- Provide personalized, quality and comprehensive medical care following a health care maintenance model
- Provide services in a multi-disciplinary, integrated healthcare setting with a team approach
- Create a safe, supportive and sensitive environment with a focus on risk/harm reduction, prevention, screening, pre-treatment counseling, and education to encourage patients to make positive decisions in regards to their health, assist them in developing ongoing relationship with formal systems and reconnect them to the community
- Complete accurate and timely documentation in patient records
- Consult with clinic physicians, specialists, of other health care professional as needed
- Assess patient needs for specialty referrals, diagnostic and in-patient and make appropriate referrals for service
- Maintenance of credentials essential for practice, to include licensure, certification and CME
This position will maintain a panel of family practice patients spanning the entire lifespan from newborns to seniors, with a large senior component.
- This position requires 2+ years working in a FQCHC or high volume primary care practice setting and experience working with geriatric medicine.
Our ideal candidate:
- Enjoys working at the stop of their scope and partnering with patients and other team members
- Values team work, problem solving, engagement and adaptability
- Embraces change and practices direct communication
- Ability to work with individuals of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, cultures, and sexual orientations
- Preferred: experienced in working with seniors, chronic disease management, and internal medicine.
Eligible candidates have graduated form an accredited physician assistant or nurse practitioner program, have documentation of national certification as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner, Washington State Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner license and current CPR license.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
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