Family Practice Nurse Practitioner

    Published
    April 24, 2020
    Location
    Lee, Massachusetts
    Job Type
    State
    Massachusetts
    Region
    Northeast

    Description

    Job Title: Family Nurse Practitioner
    FLSA Status: Exempt
    Hours: Full-time
    Reports To: Chief Medical Officer

    Position Summary:
    Our client 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 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 FNP 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; 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 patients; 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 practitioner program are required.
    Experience: A minimum of one year 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.

    Skills/Knowledge/Competencies (Behaviors):
    • Ability to interact with others with tact and diplomacy; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of status
    or position; contribute to a positive team spirit; balance team and individual responsibilities; display highest degree of
    professionalism and ethics.
    • Respond appropriately to patient needs; manage difficult or emotional patient situations in a way that instills trust and
    respect; solicit feedback to improve performance.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities; work well under pressure; complete tasks correctly and on time with limited
    supervision; step in when needed and cross train for additional site coverage; respond promptly to requests for service
    and assistance; confidence in leading and instructing others; ability to delegate effectively
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one or small group situations; respond well to questions; complete
    administrative duties accurately and timely.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts; solve practical problems; interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
    written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
    • Punctual and reliable; ability to maintain schedule commitments.
    • Spanish speaking/bilingual is a plus.

    Berkshire County, located in the far western region of Massachusetts, is one of the premier destination spots in all of 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.

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