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Advanced Practice Provider

Company: BCFS
Location: Tyler
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

It's a great feeling to work for a company that does so much good for others around the world!Position: Advanced Practice Provider (APP) (NP or PA)Program: Healthy Start Tyler (HST)Status: Part-Time ( 24 hours per week)Education: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program and certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) or Nurse Practitioner Program and certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Employees shall meet the requirements of their Board of Medical Examiners; and be licensed to the practice medicine without restrictions within the state or federal installation.Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of Nurse Practitioner experience in women's health and/or family practice is required. Prior RN experience is preferred. Experience with reproductive health and adult populations to include completing physical assessments are required. Bilingual (Spanish and English) communication skills are required.
Summary: To provide effective, efficient and appropriate medical services to BCFS Health and Human Services - Healthy Start Tyler (HST) clients in order to serve program needs.To successfully perform this job, the employee may be expected to perform the following, with or without reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990:Essential Functions:
1. Possess a clear understanding of Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Healthy Start and Perinatal Services protocols/guidelines for medical services rendered to pre-conceptional, inter-conceptional, and prenatal clients with focus on reproductive health and the prevention or treatment of diseases that are specific to women.
2. Ability to provide prenatal care, postpartum care, wellness and preventative care, treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, and family planning services.
3. Ability to exhibit clear communication skills with clinic staff, physicians, and HST staff.
4. Establishes health care plans for service population utilizing best practice provider guidelines.
5. Complete accurate documentation in accordance with agency policies and procedures, contract and regulatory requirements and standards and program timeline requirements.
6. Review, write and update medical protocols and procedures in collaboration with Professional Management Team.
7. Meet all pre-determined deadlines required by program and federal partnersMeasurable Deliverables:
1. Practice of medicine within the scope of license
2. Practice of medicine within the scope of training
3. Practice of medicine within the scope of credentialing
4. Practice of medicine in accordance with the current standards of care
5. Meet and maintain all federal and state regulatory guidelines and standards applicable to this position.
6. See patients in the mobile medical unit at designated areas within targeted zip codes.
7. Supervision of emergency medical technician.
8. Provide medical services within the scope of licensing, training, and credentialing.
9. Demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care appropriate to the age of patients served by demonstrative knowledge of the principles of growth and development.
10. Conduct medical examinations and immunizations according to contract guidelines.
11. Communicates appropriately with the person served regardless of their age.
12. Complete charting and required paperwork in a timely manner and per guidelines.
13. Promote a safety-conscious work place and maintains good housekeeping practices.
14. Abide by all appropriate policies & procedures, with an emphasis on strict adherence to ethical codes
15. Performs other duties as required or assignedCredentials, Skills and Abilities:
1. Maintain current licenses and certificates required for the position including, but not limited to:
a. Good standing as an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) with the state of Texas Medical Board
b. Current BLS certifications, ACLS and PALS preferred
c. Current DEA certificate without restriction
2. Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens throughout employment.
3. Provide proof of work eligibility status upon request.
4. Pass a pre-employment and biennial criminal background checks.
5. Demonstrate the ability to:
a. Respond sensitively and competently to the service population's cultural and socio-economic characteristics
b. Work collaboratively with other staff members, service providers, professionals and clients
c. Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English and Spanish
d. Work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining control and professional composure at all times and making decisions based on the needs of the program and service population
e. Maintain computer literacy required to meet the responsibilities of the position
f. Work effectively and without intensive supervision both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team
6. Must complete and sign Operations Policy and Procedure review and certification
7. Must provide current physical-medical release and provide proof of immunizations, titers or declinations for the following:
a. MMR
b. Varicella
c. HepB
d. HepA
e. Tetanus
f. PPD or Chest X-ray
g. Meningococcal (preferred)
8. Must be able to work in a team environment
9. Must be able to maintain professional people skills, oral, written, listening, and non-verbal communication skillsNothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.The BCFS System is committed to following immunization recommendations produced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As such, our company policy requires that all employees must receive a COVID vaccination and an annual Influenza vaccination, or obtain an approved exemption from the BCFS System as a medical or religious accommodation. This is a condition of employment and all new hires will be responsible for providing proof. Additional information regarding this policy requirement will be provided upon hire.English (United States)If you like to work with people that believe they can make a difference in the world, this is the company for you!EEO StatementIt is the policy of BCFS System of Companies and its affiliated organizations to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all employees equally regardless of age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Keywords: BCFS, Tyler , Advanced Practice Provider, Other , Tyler, Texas

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