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Nurse Practitioner

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Job Information
Company: OMV Medical
Job Type Name: Nurse Practitioner Jobs
Date Updated: 2013-03-05
Job Title: Nurse Practitioner
Job Description: QUALIFICATIONS (FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER):
• Be a graduate of a Master’s of Nursing program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
• Possess a current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
• Possess a current certification (in the specialty corresponding to the specialty required by the task order) as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
• Either possess a minimum of 1 year of full-time experience within the last 3 years in a primary care setting, or be a recent graduate in the preceding 12 months as defined in paragraph 1 above. Notwithstanding the aforementioned experience requirements, the HCW must have pertinent clinical experience within the past 2 years sufficient to demonstrate current clinical competency for the setting and procedures required by this contract.
QUALIFICATIONS (PHYSICIAN’S ASSISTANT):
• Be a graduate from a physician assistant training program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
• Possess a current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
• Either possess a minimum of 1 year of full-time experience within the last 3 years in a primary care setting, or be a recent graduate in the preceding 12 months as defined in paragraph 1 above. Notwithstanding the aforementioned experience requirements, the HCW must have pertinent clinical experience within the past 2 years sufficient to demonstrate current clinical competency for the setting and procedures required by this contract.
DUTIES (FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER):
• Provide a full range of nurse practitioner services in accordance with privileges granted by the Commanding Officer (e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated).
• Adhere to NAVMEDCOMINST 6550.4, Utilization Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners (available from the COR upon request). This instruction includes the following requirements: permits nurse practitioner ordering and administration of an approved list of drugs according to protocol and requires random review of records of patients seen by the nurse practitioner.
• Treat patients with common acute conditions, illnesses, or minor trauma within accepted protocols, Nurse Practice Acts, and/or in collaboration with a physician.
• Collaborate with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses.
• Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
• Order diagnostic tests as applicable.
• Prescribe and dispense medications as delineated by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
• Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
DUTIES (PHYSICIAN’S ASSISTANT):
• Provide a full range of physician assistant services in accordance with privileges granted by the Commanding Officer (e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated).
• Adhere to NAVMEDCOMINST 6550.5, Utilization Guidelines for Physician Assistants (available from the COR upon request). This instruction includes the following requirements: permits physician assistant ordering and administration of an approved list of drugs according to protocol and requires random review of records of patients seen by the physician assistant.
• Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
• Order diagnostic tests as applicable.
• Prescribe and dispense medications as delineated by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
• Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
1. Hours of operation. The Family Practice Clinic operates on Monday through Friday from 0700 to 1600. The clinic is closed on the day of observance of Federal holidays.
2. The Head, Primary Care Department will supervise the contract health care workers.
3. FNP/PA hours. The Head, Primary Care Department will schedule all health care practitioners, active duty and contractor, to ensure adequate coverage across the clinic operating hours. Shifts will generally be scheduled for a 9-hour period, including an uncompensated 1-hour meal break. The contractor FNP/PA shall be on duty for about 40 hours each week, except during periods of approved leave and holidays. In no instance will the contractor FNP/PA be required to provide services (on-site service plus approved leave and holidays) in excess of 80 hours per 2-week period.
4. The specific schedule for each 2-week period will be scheduled 1 month in advance by the supervisor or designated Government representative. Any changes in the schedule shall be coordinated between the health care worker and the Government.
5. Each health care worker will be credited for 8 hours worked for each holiday (those who work on a holiday will have a paid compensatory day off).
6. The contractor FNP/PA will accrue 10 hours of personal leave (annual plus sick) for each 80 hours worked. Each health care worker shall be subject to leave approval.
7. The contractor FNP/PA shall serve as a Primary Care Manager (PCM) for a panel of patients enrolled to an HMO-style benefit. The Head, Primary Care Department will enroll to the contractor FNP/PA approximately 900 to 1500 TRICARE Prime enrollees.
8. In addition to enrolled patients, the contractor FNP/PA shall treat non-enrolled patients on a space available basis, as assigned.


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City: Millington
State: Tennessee
Job Details
Degree Required: NP
Position Type: Interested in all
Experience Required: 3-5 Years
Specialty: Family Practice Jobs
Accept Visa Candidates: No
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Keyphrases: family medicine jobs, family practice jobs, family practitioner jobs, family medicine specialist jobs, family nurse practitioner jobs
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