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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Nipomo
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Dignity Health's Pacific Central Coast Health Centers (PHC) is a non-profit Community clinic organization comprised of more than 40 health centers located primarily from Ventura to Templeton, spanning the coast. Our experienced physicians and advanced practice providers offer a wide range of primary and specialty care services. PHC is a part of Dignity Health Central Coast's award-winning network of outstanding hospitals, imaging centers, laboratories, and post-acute services.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

In keeping with the Pacific Central Coast Health Center's philosophy, the Family Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing direct patient clinical care in an ambulatory setting and provides health maintenance exams with appropriate patient education for all age groups, including well child exams, adolescent exams and sports physicals, and adult physicals including pap and pelvic exam.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Knowledge of nurse practitioner principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of methods ensuring safe working environment for patient, family and staff including using appropriate personal protection equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability in the provision of care within field boundaries.
  • Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.
  • Skill in taking medical histories to assess medical condition and interpret findings.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient information.
  • Ability to assess a situation, consider alternatives and choose an appropriate course of action.
  • Communications Candidates must possess the following abilities: to express oneself effectively both orally and in writing; actively listen to others for understanding of their needs and situations; speak and write English clearly; read and understand correspondence, memoranda and directives and effectively represent the organization, department and its operations to management and the public.
  • Decision Making This position requires that the candidate is able to act in a decisive manner, using good judgment; manage diverse functions; assess problems and situations and anticipate needs and evaluate alternatives.
  • Professional Attitude It is expected that the candidate will hold the following professional attributes: dependability: maturity in relationships with others; self-confidence; willingness to take initiative: commitment to the organization; and represent the organization to other agencies staff and the public with a courteous, helpful, accurate and business-like attitude in all telephone, email and in personal contact.
  • Licensed by the State of California, Board of Registered Nurse National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner Basic Life Support

Keywords: Dignity Health, Santa Maria , Nurse Practitioner, Other , Nipomo, California

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