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Nurse Practitioner

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-768228
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Masters Degree
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 28, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

SSTAR is looking for a Part Time Nurse Practitioner to join our growing team. The N.P. will provide primary health care, education and clinical functions consistent with the Adult Nurse Practitioner specialty according to the regulations as indicated on Scope of Practice signed by the Medical Director.  Hours between 10am - 2pm,  We are a designated site for state/federal health professional loan repayment programs.

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Provide primary and acute health care to individuals age 13 and older who present at the  mobile health unit, according to the regulations as indicated on Scope of Practice signed by  the Medical Director.

2. Document clinic visits and all telephone or verbal contacts in patient’s charts.

3. Reviews initial and follow-up of labs and diagnostic tests.

4. Participate in the training of students assigned to the Health Center.

5. Provide health care based on clinical protocols, which have been reviewed and approved  annually by the Medical Director.

6. Collaborate with outreach teams to identify, locate, and engage vulnerable, underserved  individuals and populations.

7. Meets every three months with the Medical Director and reviews ten random charts in which  medication was prescribed. An ongoing list is to be maintained by the ANP. Completion of  this review will be filed with the clinic nurse manager.

8. Attend Health Center staff and Mobile Health Team meetings.

9. Consult and refer to Health Center doctors and other doctors as needed in order to provide  optimal care.

10. Attend conferences and trainings as approved by the clinic manager that reflect clinic 

11. Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications

1. Current license to practice as a registered nurse in Massachusetts.
2. National certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner.
3. Massachusetts license to practice in the expanded nursing role.
4. Possess or obtain prescription privileges in Massachusetts.
5. Certified in Basic Life Support (CPR)
6. Direct care positions in addiction programs require two years of continuous sobriety for individuals in recovery.

 

Job Benefits:

We offer a great benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Generous Personal/Vacation/Sick accrual system,  Life Insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, Pet Insurance discount and AFLAC plans.