Nurse Practitioners - Top Pay + Benefits+++

East Chicago, IN

 

We are seeking a number of Nurse Practitioners for our clinics throughout Indiana. Our clinics primarily serve the uninsured, under served, Medicare and Medicaid patients along with the general population.

We are seeking Nurse Practitioners that desire to service under served communities and provide great healthcare to those that need it most. You have a passion for healing!

We have 3 openings currently:

  • East Chicago, Indiana
  • Mishawaka, Indiana
  • South Bend, Indiana

As a Nurse Practitioner, you will be responsible to provide primary health care to individuals and families, emphasize health promotion and disease prevention, and make referrals to physicians and other health care members of the health care team as appropriate. This position will work closely with the clinical staff and will report to the Site Medical Director and Site Operations Director.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilizes appropriate and effective patient care plans
  • Manages patients to assure continuity of care
  • Provides whole person care, which includes referrals to other health care providers.
  • Maintains adequate, concise and legible documentation of patient care.
  • Provides and documents appropriate periodic health assessments.
  • Provides appropriate patient education.
  • Demonstrates appropriate work habits which include: arriving on time, promptly returning phone calls, utilizing appropriate universal precaution measures, documentation in a timely and accurate manner, maintaining appropriate patient confidentiality, and making scheduling changes only through appropriate channels.
  • Performs a minimum of 2946 outpatient visits with Corporation patients each year.
  • Participate in assigned Quality Assurance committee.
  • Regularly attends Team/Clinical meetings.
  • Participates in nurse practitioner performance audits as assigned.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of HCHC practice guidelines (protocols) as assigned.
  • Participates in the QA Committee as assigned.
  • Attends required in-service meetings.
  • Makes presentations in the community when requested.
  • Represents the provider staff at the HCHC Board or other local organizations if requested.
  • Teaches students as assigned.
  • Attends yearly continuing education meeting as required for mandatory certification.
  • Attends regional or national Community Health Center meetings as requested.
  • Engage in quality improvement initiatives that align with and support Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Training

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and nurse practitioner program
  • Master’s degree in Nursing
  • Current Indiana registered nurse license
  • Certified as a nurse practitioner by an approved certifying organization.
  • Prescriptive authority, DEA certification
  • Current CPR certification

Experience

  • At least 1-3 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner or extensive experience as an RN in ER or ICU

Skills/Job Requirement

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to remain flexible and adaptable
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Transportation and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures

Technology Skills

  • Operate a multi-line phone system and other office equipment including printers, fax machines, etc.
  • Basic software skills (Microsoft Office, EHR, online sources, etc.)

REQUIRED TRAINING:

  • All assigned Relias training

 

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