Job Description

Advanced Practice Practitioner Internal Medicine

 Summary: Utilizes assessment, health promotion, and disease management skills to provide primary and urgent care services to adults.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  All duties are subject to accommodation in accordance with the American Disability Act (ADA).

  • Provides comprehensive, coordinated medical care, including acute and preventive care as appropriate, to adults across the spectrum utilizing the resources of the Health Center and when necessary performs basic procedures or refers to appropriate specialized resources of health care
  • Provides medical care consistent with the scope of duties and responsibilities for which the provider has been privileged by the Health Center Board of Directors
  • Works as part of a team, including working collaboratively with physicians, to ensure smooth functioning of the department and patient-centered care
  • Supports and complies with established clinical and agency policies and procedures, including QI/QA and medical records, in accordance with Joint Commission and PCMH standards, and federal and state mandates, including FTCA regulations and scope of practice
  • Supports data collection systems and reporting of statistical data necessary for grant or QI/QA purposes as needed
  • Participates in provider, department, and performance improvement meetings and in-service trainings
  • Participates in expanded hours and after- hours coverage and arranges for coverage during absence for vacation, professional education or other leave time.
  • Participates in such continuing professional educational activities as needed to maintain licensure
  • Other related duties as assigned, including attached specific job duties or responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Possess good interpersonal, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
  • Good judgment and decision–making skills.
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
  • Meets productivity guidelines as set forth by organization
  • Bi-Lingual Spanish speaking a plus
  • CPR/BLS Certified

Education and/or Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited, nationally recognized physician assistant or nurse practitioner training program
  • Certified as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner in Adult-Gerontology or Family Practice
  • Licensed as either a physician assistant or family nurse practitioner with a CT State License
  • Minimum one-year clinical work experience as an APRN or PA required
  • Experience in a primary care setting preferred

 Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

The physical requirements and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires the manual dexterity sufficient to operate phones, computers and other office equipment. The position requires the physical ability to kneel, bend and perform light lifting. This person must have the ability to write and speak clearly using the English language to convey information and be able to hear at normal speaking levels both in person and over the telephone. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Generally, the working conditions are good with little or no exposure to extremes in health, safety hazards and/or hazardous materials. This person must have the ability to travel as required to work with staff.

 

How to Apply

Location:
Southwest Community Health Center Bridgeport