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Job Description

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER or PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT

SALEM FAMILY HEALTH

Summary

We are passionate about our mission here at North Shore Community Health! Our mission is to build healthy communities by providing exceptional care to all. If you are someone that shares our mission and believes that first impressions are lasting impressions, you are a great candidate for us.

We have openings for a Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician's Assistant to work in our Salem Family Health Center. Under the general direction of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and the direct supervision of the (Associate) Medical Director, the Nurse Practitioner/Physicians Assistant, in collaboration with the physician(s) on the team, will provide continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages and genders. The Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant is expected to function as integral part of the Primary Care Team (PCT), sometimes as a leader and sometimes as engaged member. As a team member at our health center, you will work with staff who are racially, ethnically and culturally diverse, so being culturally competent is required. A sense of humor is also very important!

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct care to scheduled patients and/or walk-in patients when necessary.
  • Conducts a program of care with responsibility for examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients.
  • Obtains history and physical examinations of the patients in an ambulatory setting. Utilizes laboratory and other diagnostic services as appropriate.
  • Makes a diagnosis and administers treatments based on evidence-based medicine whenever possible but always within accepted standards of care.
  • Seeks outside advice and consultation as necessary; refers for specialty care and for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment when appropriate.
  • Maintain strict adherence to the NSCH Confidentiality policy including HPPA guidelines
  • Treat all patients in a welcoming and professional manner.
  • Contribute to the team effort by supporting all team members and maintaining an open and positive attitude.
  • Works as an integral member of the PCT, which include careful attention to customer service, population management, appropriate delegation and participation in the quality initiatives of the health center. Because of the inherent authority and responsibility of the position, the NP is expected to display exemplary communication skills and to lead by example.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN, Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Graduate of a certified Physician Assistant program
  • Two plus years' of experience in community or ambulatory care. Preference will be given to bilingual/bicultural individuals who are Spanish or Portuguese.
  • Massachusetts Licensure
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with commitment to establishing a safe and respectful environment for team members
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment
  • High level of commitment for comprehensive and quality health care
  • Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills
  • Excellent communication and organization skills with attention to detail
  • Competency in working with Microsoft Office Suite and GE Centricity is a plus.

The Organization

North Shore Community Health (NSCH) offers comprehensive primary care, dental services, behavioral health care, care management, pharmacy, medication-assisted treatment and enrollment services. In 2016, NSCH provided services to 13,157 patients through 54,460 visits. NSCH has 10 services sites: Salem Family Health Center, the largest and highest volume site, the school-based health centers at Salem High School and Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Gloucester Family Health Center, Peabody Family Health Center, and behavioral health services only at the Bentley Academy, Collins Middle School, Nathaniel Hawthorne School, Bates Elementary School, and the Peabody Learning Academy. NSCH offers competitive benefit plans. NSCH is an equal opportunity employer. Visit www.NSCH.org for more information.

Workplace Anti-Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The policy of NSCH is to provide equal employment opportunities by recruiting, hiring, training and promoting applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, gender identity or expression, disability, handicap, military obligations, veteran status or any other category protected by law (\"protected class status\"). We affirm that the above policy reflects NSCH's attitude and its intention to do the following:

  • Recruit, hire and promote for all job classifications without regard to protected class status;
  • Base decisions on employment so as to further the principles of equal employment opportunity;
  • Make promotion decisions are in accord with principals of equal employment opportunity;
  • Administer personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, determinations and Center-sponsored training without regard to protected class status;
  • Make equal employment opportunities available to qualified disabled or handicapped persons;
  • Provide equal employment opportunities to those who are Veterans.

TO APPLY:

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