Reports to: Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director
Position Summary: Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the nurse practitioner provides full-scope family practice services under the guidance and supervision of physician. The IHC is a Patient Centered Health Home and all employees are an integral part of this model of care delivery.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide direct primary care ambulatory services to include examination, diagnosis, treatment, referral and follow-up of patients. Providing service to pediatric, family practice, prenatal, adult and general practice.
Working in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff
The diagnosis and treatment of acute, chronic and long-term health care
Educating patients and/or family members about preventive care, medical issues and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications
Provide all services in accordance with accepted medical standards, organizational policies, and in a manner that is responsive to the needs of all patients
Maintain complete, accurate, confidential and legible medical records according to established protocols
Participate in peer review and meetings as assigned
Participate as a proactive representative of the Patient Centered Health Home
Perform duties utilizing the Team-Based Approach
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications, Knowledge & Abilities:
Nurse Practitioner: MSN from an accredited nursing school – specialty in Family Practice preferred
Three years’ work experience as a Nurse Practitioner in primary care preferred
National FNP licensure from the AANP or the ANCC
Current unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license
Current DEA license and CPR certification
Excellent customer service skills
Knowledge of and ability to relate to the American Indian community and other minority populations
Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus but not required
Preference is given to qualified American Indians in accordance with the American Indian Alaskan Native Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code Sections 472, 473 and 473a). Other than the above, the Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley is an equal opportunity employer including minorities, women, disabled and veterans.
Internal Number: 83
About Indian Health Center for Santa Clara Valley
The Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley is a 501(c)3, nonprofit, community health clinic, located in San Jose, California. We serve people from all walks of life, regardless of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or disability and take pride in serving our diverse patients and clients. Besides having a highly talented medical and dental department, the Indian Health Center also has an outstanding counseling department, community wellness center and WIC (Women Infants and Children) department.