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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner (1126arc)

Poway, California, United States
December 01, 2018

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Join us in our mission to heal, comfort and promote health in the communities we serve!

At Arch Health Medical Group, our primary goal is to be patient-focused throughout our organization and to serve our community with excellence – every day. Come join an organization where you’ll experience a positive, supportive and innovative environment.

We currently have a great opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to support our Urgent Care clinic in Ramona. In this role, you will be responsible for providing primary care services, including assessing and managing patients in the clinic. In addition, you will be responsible for the overall patient care management process.

Additional duties include:

Responsibilities may include taking a patient's vital signs, documenting care in a medical record, aiding in diagnosing conditions and diseases, offering lifestyle, medical and dietary suggestions and developing and adhering to a treatment plan, including writing prescriptions and dispensing medications. Although most of the duties of a NP are patient care-centered, other duties could include teaching, department projects, quality assurance, community education with follow up, and administrative duties.

Performs a complete physical exam, obtains complete medical history and records findings. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Interprets and integrates data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan.

Administers medications and injections in compliance with state law and clinic guidelines. Sutures minor lacerations.

Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.

Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients. Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits. Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results. Triage's patient telephone calls and provides consultation

At least one year, within the past two years, experience working as an NP, or at least one year experience with family practice or internal medicine patients as an RN.

Active medical Advanced Practice Licensure with Prescriptive Authority from a United States jurisdiction and maintain a current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number (certificate). License must correspond to DEA Registration number.

Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited College of Nursing.

Certified through recognized credentialing authority such as the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Proficient computer software skills in MS Suite and EPM/EHR, preferably NextGen.

Excellent organization and time management skills.

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with physicians, staff, patients, vendors, and other stakeholders.

Arch Health Medical Group offers a competitive benefits package including:

Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Group term life insurance and voluntary insurance

401(k) with company match

PTO ( personal time off)

Paid holidays (7)

Plus many more!

Arch Health Medical Group is a growing multi-specialty medical group with more than 84 providers and 300 employees serving nearly 80,000 patients in San Diego County. Our medical centers are conveniently located in Poway, Rancho Penasquitos, Escondido, Ramona, and Valley Center. We are a Palomar Health affiliate.

Arch Health Medical Group maintains a drug-free workplace and smoke free working environment. Employees are required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen. Smoking is permitted in designated areas outside of Arch offices.

Arch Health Medical Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in the workplace.