Family Nurse Practitioner

    Published
    December 30, 2019
    Location
    Lea, Massachusetts
    Job Type
    State
    Massachusetts
    Region
    Northeast

    Description

    We are seeking candidates for a full time Family Nurse Practitioner opportunity with a Family Medical & Dental Healthcare located in Lee, Massachusetts

    Hours: Full-time

    Reports To: Chief Medical Officer

    Berkshire County, located in the far western region of Massachusetts, is one of the premier destination spots in all New England. Abutting New York State to the West, Vermont to the North and Connecticut to the South; the Berkshires is made

    up of 32 quaint cities and towns, each with its own history and beauty. It is rich in culture, outdoor activities, logging and fine dining. Berkshire County is also an easy drive to both Boston and New York City metropolitan areas.

    Our client is a leader in the communities they serve by providing highest quality healthcare, dental

    services, wellness education and family support services. CHP outreach provides free health screenings,

    insurance enrollment assistance as well as information so people can learn how to take better care of

    themselves and their families. We are a network of health centers and caring professionals that provide

    outstanding primary and preventative care for patients of all

     

    Position Summary:

    Community Health Programs seeks a Family Nurse Practitioner to join our primary care office located in the heart of the

    Berkshires. The Family Nurse Practitioner provides specialized nursing services in areas that may include family medicine,

    pediatric medicine, women’s health, family planning, and primary and preventative care. The FNP’s duties will be

    performed under the general supervision of the CMO. The NP is responsible for providing guidance to RNs, LPNs, and CMAs.

    The Family Nurse Practitioner contributes to a work environment that is caring, collaborative, and innovative. This person

    will support CHP’s mission, vision, and values and will adhere to compliance protocols as well as CHP’s policies and

    procedures.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Obtain records of patients health history; performs comprehensive physical assessment as part of a total physical examination; diagnose, treat, and plan appropriate healthcare for patients; manage and prevent sexually transmitted diseases; refer patients to physicians and/or outside agencies as required; establish and maintain patients electronic medical records and other necessary records.
    • Provide and prescribe medications within area of specialty; perform laboratory procedures and interpret lab results; admit, manage, and discharge hospitalized patients; provide case management services for select clients; provide group, community, and individual patient education.

     

    Education/Experience:

    Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and completion of a state

    acceptable nurse practitioners’ program are required.

    Experience: A minimum of one year’s experience is preferred. National certification in specialty is preferred.

    Required License(s) and/or Certification(s):

    Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse; certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

    as a Nurse Practitioner; prescriptive privileges; DEA.

    • Spanish speaking/bilingual is a plus.

     

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