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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Pascua Yaqui Tribe
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Nurse Practitioner will provide medical care for a variety of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe's health units, which may include but not be limited to wound care, preventative treatments for podiatry patients, same day appointments for patients with minor illnesses, clinical consultative, and evaluative and medical services for clients receiving mental health services. The incumbent's duties include medication management, counseling, and case management services to clients. Deliver comprehensive, high quality medical care in the outpatient setting, along with home visits, clinical visits and facility visit with an emphasis on ongoing and preventative health care. Deliver high quality care to a wide variety of patient types including the spectrum between newborns to the adult patient, depending upon specialty training. Evaluate need for medications, medication management, medical supplies, and/or ongoing patient education. Manage general medical problems. Conduct duties associated with medical practice, including required forms and documentation. Participate in an ongoing basis in a Continuing Medical Education program. Attend committee meetings as assigned. Staff the evening or weekend clinics as determined by Medical Director. Maintain minimum patient productivity. Monitor and track health care needs of assigned patients; work with other medical providers to coordinate proper and effective care. Coordinate referrals and follow up services with other Tribal departments; respond to patient and staff inquiries, research possible community resources, and ensure proper forms and documents are completed. Enter and maintain clinical information and clinical notes into an electronic charting system, in accordance with the Pascua Yaqui Health Department Policies and Procedures. Work cooperatively and directly with nursing staff according to their normally assigned duties. Assure current DEA Certificate, renewed as required by law. Provide patient care through home visits, clinical visits, and evaluate need for medical supplies and/or ongoing patient education. Perform other duties of a similar nature or level as requested by supervisor or director. Knowledge of: Best practices in healthcare; Medication management for clients; ICD-10 Classification System; Treatment planning; Tribal, state, and federal regulations regarding healthcare maintenance; Medical records and clinical documentation standards; HIPAA requirements of Health Department; Yaqui culture, customs, resources and traditions and/or a willingness to learn. Skills and Abilities: Clinical work with health clients; Data collection and service tracking; Cultural competency; work with diverse populations; Clearly document medical records in an electronic format; Work independently, as well as part of a team; Work in a fast-paced work environment; Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with colleagues, clients, and outside programs; Interact with other professionals in the healthcare field; Understand and protect client confidentiality; Submit reports in a timely and accurate manner; Maintain up-to-date and accurate records and logs; Handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines; Interact and maintain good working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds; Operate a variety of office equipment, including a computer and related software applications; Good communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, management, Council members, and the public. Have ability to sufficiently exchange or convey information and receive verbal and written work instructions. Licensed Nurse Practitioner in the State of Arizona plus two (2) years of experience in an ambulatory care setting preferred. Special Requirements Must be a Family Nurse Practitioner licensed by the State of Arizona Board of Nursing. Failure to maintain a current License will result in removal from this position; Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver's License; Must have a current Level 1 Arizona Clearance Card. Failure to maintain a current Level 1 Clearance Card will result in termination.

Keywords: Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Tucson , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona

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