Nurse Practitioner - Full Time

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 4/19/2017

Concentra Inc. South Bend, IN

Location
South Bend, IN
AJE Ref #
575847794
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
43516
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

Nurse Practitioner - Full Time
Job Id: 43516


At Concentra\'s Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, you'll have the opportunity to serve our nation's veterans with the same high level of care they have shown while serving our country. We are seeking healthcare professionals who are driven and committed to ensure the health and wellbeing of these selfless men and women.



Overview:

Provides health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of Physician.

PRIMARY/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Examines patient of symptoms of organic or congenital disorders and determines nature and extent of injury or disorder, performs comprehensive physical examination, referring to diagnostic images and tests, and using medical instruments and equipment and documents all medical information into the patient s electronic medical record utilizing the VA s VISTA/CPRS Electronic Patient record system. Maintains confidentiality of patient s and employees data and information.

* Orders and performs diagnostic tests and therapeutic procedures, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, laboratory tests, suturing, wound care, etc and interprets test results for deviations from normal and provides follow care.

* Prescribes medication and recommends dietary and activity program, as indicated by diagnosis.

* Refers patient to VA medical specialist when indicated.

* Counsels patients on the use of prescription medications, educates patients, assesses mental health issues and provides routine health maintenance.

* Develops and implements patient management plans and assist in provision of continuity of care through the PCMM (Primary Care Management Module).

* Evaluates patients records from medical providers outside the VA and works with these patients utilizing rules set forth by the VA for co-managed care.

* Examines patients, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.

* Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.

* Works in collaborative practice with a physician.

* Completes any and all clinical reminders due at the time of each patient visit.

Working Conditions:

* Clinic environment.

* Minimal travel.

* Overtime as required.

Job Qualifications:

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and graduate of an accredited program for nurse practitioner (MSN required), including preceptorship

* Certification by applicable professional organization

* Current valid nursing license in the state in which the clinic is located.

* Current certificate in Basic Cardiac Life Support (must be renewed annually)

* Minimum one year experience in primary care and/or chronic disease management.

* Three years experience as Registered Nurse.

* This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management.

Demonstrated Job-Related Skills/Competencies:

* Working knowledge of laws and regulations governing medical services.

* Working knowledge of clinical procedures/processes.

* Working knowledge of diagnoses and treatment of injuries.

* Working knowledge of medical office administration and procedures.

* Superior customer service and bed side manner skills.

* Critical thinking, deductive reasoning and decision making skills.

* Strong working knowledge of EMR.

BENEFITS SUMMARY:

* 401(k) with Employer Match

* Medical/Vision/Prescription/Dental Plans

* Life Insurance/Disability

* Paid Time Off/Holidays

* Colleague Referral Bonus Program



If you re looking for an organization that cares for your growth and well-being as much it does its patients, Apply Today!



This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information requiring on going discretion and secure information management.



Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Overview

Concentra is a national health care company focused on improving America’s health, one patient at a time. Through its affiliated clinicians, the company provides occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services from more than 300 medical centers in 38 states. In addition to these locations, Concentra serves employers by providing a broad range of health services and operating more than 245 worksite medical facilities. Through this complement of services, Concentra intends to raise the standard of health by putting individuals first, treating them with clinical excellence, and focusing on their ongoing well-being

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
Industry
Health Care
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Headquarters:
5080 Spectrum Dr
Suite 1200W
Addison, TX 75001

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