Nurse Practitioner

Job ID
2020-103568
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Ob Clinic 2
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Pacific Central Coast Health Centers
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-Santa Maria

Overview

Pacific Central Coast Health Centers (PHC), a service of Dignity Health, is a non-profit clinic organization comprised of more than 30 community health centers located on the Central Coast in cities throughout Northern Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo County and Ventura County. Our experienced doctors and family health centers provide a wide range of health care services that include family care as well as a number of specialty health care services. As a Dignity Health member, PHC is a part of Dignity Health Central Coast’s award-winning network of outstanding hospitals, imaging centers, laboratories, post-acute centers, and expert physicians.

 

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

In keeping with the Pacific Central Coast Health Center's philosophy, the Family Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing direct patient clinical care in an ambulatory setting and provides health maintenance exams with appropriate patient education for all age groups, including well child exams, adolescent exams and sports physicals, and adult physicals including pap and pelvic exam.

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Knowledge of nurse practitioner principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of methods ensuring safe working environment for patient, family and staff including using appropriate personal protection equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability in the provision of care within field boundaries.
  • Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.
  • Skill in taking medical histories to assess medical condition and interpret findings.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient information.
  • Ability to assess a situation, consider alternatives and choose an appropriate course of action.
  • Communications Candidates must possess the following abilities: to express oneself effectively both orally and in writing; actively listen to others for understanding of their needs and situations; speak and write English clearly; read and understand correspondence, memoranda and directives and effectively represent the organization, department and its operations to management and the public.
  • Decision Making This position requires that the candidate is able to act in a decisive manner, using good judgment; manage diverse functions; assess problems and situations and anticipate needs and evaluate alternatives.
  • Professional Attitude It is expected that the candidate will hold the following professional attributes: dependability: maturity in relationships with others; self-confidence; willingness to take initiative: commitment to the organization; and represent the organization to other agencies staff and the public with a courteous, helpful, accurate and business-like attitude in all telephone, email and in personal contact.
  • Licensed by the State of California, Board of Registered Nurse National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner Basic Life Support DEA

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