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Family Practice APRN

Company: United Community & Family Services Inc
Location: Moosup
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:UCFS is currently seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) APRN to work in collaboration with the UCFS physicians and team members. The ideal candidate is comfortable being responsible for providing quality patient centered primary care services for patients including comprehensive physical examinations, routine and appropriate sick care assessments, and interventions; developing and implementing patient management plans, records, and progress notes per agency policies and procedures and approved protocols developed within the guidelines of the Connecticut Nurse Practice Act; performing therapeutic procedures such as but not limited to: injections, immunizations, suturing, wound care, patient and family instruction and counseling regarding adherence with therapeutic regimen, normal growth and development, and health promotion recommendations.Essential Responsibilities -

  • Establishing a patient data base by obtaining an appropriate health, developmental and psychosocial history
  • Conducting a physical examination including ordering /performing /interpreting screening and diagnostic procedures and tests and provides follow up based on evidenced based treatment guidelines
  • Providing treatment according to accepted agency standards and protocols
  • Assisting in the management of referred and/or complex problems
  • Documenting assessment findings, treatment recommendations and plan for continuing care in the clinical record on a timely basis
  • Performs minor office procedures i.e., dressing changes, ambulating treatments and diagnostics in accordance with scope of practice
  • Makes referrals (internal and external ) and collaborates with physician, other agency providers, clinical support staff, administrative staff and community resources in meeting patient and family needs
  • In collaboration with patient and families, provides health promotion, education and counseling for patient/families based on patient need and self-management goals and focused on health risk reduction
  • Prescribes medicines for common primary care problems including timely renewal of medications for chronic, stable conditions, obtains consultation as appropriate when prescribing treatment for complex medical conditions, person with multi-system failures and or conditions that are resistant to treatment or when patients exhibit untoward or unusual response to treatment
  • Obtains physician consultation for prescription of schedule II or III controlled substances
  • Maintain ongoing education through completion of required continuing education; demonstrate efforts to maintain and improve job specific competencies and incorporates new knowledge into practice
    UCFS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes -
    • medical, dental and vision insurance
    • 401(k) plan with an employer contribution
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Health Savings Account
    • company-paid life and disability insurance
    • generous paid time off (holidays, vacation, floating holidays, sick time)
    • flexible schedules
    • competitive salaries
    • National Health Services Corp. Loan Repayment
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
    • Employee Assistance Program. Requirements:Qualifications -
      • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensed to practice in the State of Connecticut
      • 1-3 years of experience preferred (ambulatory care preferred)
      • Master's of Science Nursing
      • CPR/First AidUCFS does not just welcome diversity, we celebrate it! We strive for diversity throughout our organization to reflect and represent the communities we serve. UCFS is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.
        TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTEmployment at UCFS is contingent upon the successful candidate's compliance with the agency's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Keywords: United Community & Family Services Inc, New England , Family Practice APRN, Other , Moosup, Northeast

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