Nurse Practitioner Psych opportunity Coronado, AZ

  • Northeast Healthcare Recruitment
  • Coronado, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
  • Apr 21, 2018
Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under general direction of Director/Psychiatrist, this employee provides comprehensive, coordinated primary and preventive health care to  patients. This staff will interact as an agent with outside entities on occasion. Required to be familiar with, abide by, and enforce State of Arizona Behavioral Health and RBHA mandates, obligations, deliverables and company regulations. Coordinates patient needs with other resources, agencies, and / or other organizations providing behavioral health services to AHCCCS patients. Will provide documentation on all work performed into the patient information management system and maintain records in compliance with established recordkeeping systems. Provide comprehensive primary care for adults. May include care to children and special populations such as SMI or HIV depending on qualifications. Serve as preceptor to residents, medical students and advance practice nursing students. Attend monthly provider meetings.  Remain current with standards of practice. Perform other duties or special projects as assigned by medical director.

                                                                             

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Board certified in family practice or internal medicine.
  • Minimum 2 years-experience in certified field preferred.
  • Current Arizona license to practice medicine.
  • Valid DEA certificate.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with medical director, other physicians, midlevel providers and nurses.
  • Experience in dealing with medically underserved populations preferred.
  • Familiarity with automated practice management systems and electronic health records.
  • Experience with applicable public health issues preferred.
  • Ability to provide effective consultation with and supervision of midlevel practitioners (MD).
  • Current Arizona DPS Fingerprint card and must be in good standing with all applicable agencies

 

Requires a thorough working knowledge of the State of Arizona Medical Board rules, regulations and standards with the ability to administer these rules, regulations and standards; must have a working knowledge of accepted personnel practices, company policies and guidelines and public education.  Must possess extensive skills in:

  • Leadership
  • Human Behavior
  • Written and Oral Communications
  • Community Relations
  • Program Management
  • Quality Management

Must have ability to deal professionally, tactfully and courteously with the public, other professionals, officials, company Executive Officers and staff.  Must be able to expertly use or operate a personal computer keyboard, motor vehicle, telephone, and technical written reference materials.

Job ID

63133