Nurse Practitioner

Internal Medicine Office Practice seeking experienced NP. Established Primary Care medical office is looking for a full time, professional Nurse Practitioner who can deliver primary medical care to a wide variety of patients. The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for caring for patients, maintaining accurate and current patient records and scheduling and administering follow-up appointments to patients as required. The successful candidate will work as a team with our nurses and physicians and will assist in delivering premium care to our patient group.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Perform patient physicals
  • Provides medical services to clients.
  • Provides patient counseling services.
  • Performs and documents health appraisals on clinic patients, including history, physical assessment and developmental evaluation as indicated, also orders laboratory work and/or x-rays as indicated for patient assessment, and identifies findings which require consultation and referral.
  • Initiates preventative health counseling and health promotion measures, including immunizations
  • Manages common acute problems in accordance with standardized procedures, and collaborates with physician in management of more complex or chronic problems.
  • Assesses problems/needs when patients telephone between clinic visits, arranges for appropriate follow-up on referral, consults with physician when indicated, and re-orders patients medication according to physician orders.
  • Reviews clinic patient’s laboratory work and notifies clinic nurses of abnormal findings or consults directly with Physicians.
  • Acts as liaison with outside agencies, and physicians, refers patient to outside resources as indicated.
  • Active participation in the Quality Management Program, Utilization Review, Peer Review, St. Vincent IPA  Medical Provider activities, and St. Vincent IPA On-call schedule.
  • Initiates preventative health counseling and health promotion measures, including immunizations.

Skills include:

  • Graduation from an accredited Baccalaureate school of nursing.
  • Completed training in the diagnosis and management of common as well as some complex medical conditions.
  • Valid nurse practitioner license in CA
  • Certification as an Adult/Family/Pediatric/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.
  • Previous experience with computer based systems required; Electronic Medical records experience preferred.
  • Must be familiar with CMS coding criteria
  • Bi-lingual in Tagalog REQUIRED!

Please send resumes to ljohnson@stvincentipa.com