We have an opening for a PRN (As Needed) Nurse Practitioner to work at our employer health center located in Houston, TX!
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Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That's our mission and it's the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation's leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The nurse practitioner (NP) uses clinical judgments in conducting health assessments making differential diagnosis, and prescribing pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. Plans are implemented through independent action, health counseling, and collaboration with other members of the health team. The NP is responsible for clinical oversight and health center consultation regarding administration of health care policy and procedure of the delivery of on-site health services. The NP promotes optimum health, prevents illness and injury, and manages acute and chronic health problems in the on-site setting.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Physician.
Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients'clinical problems and health care needs.
Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition. Provides written home-going instructions.
Collaborates with Physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan as necessary.
Prescribes or recommends medications or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
Refers patients to Physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.
Maintains medical records using (In some health centers it may be using Electronic Medical Record software).
Educates and coaches nursing staff on best nursing practices.
Other duties as assigned.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Master's degree (MSN) required.;
Licensed as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner in state of practice
Nationally Certified as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner.
Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for medical provider is required.; Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services.;
Appropriate certification to write prescriptions under the authority of the Medical Leader, if allowed within state of practice.;
At least three years of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner in an ambulatory care, occupational health, family practice or emergency department setting.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations preferred.
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.;
Training skills a plus
Demonstrated problem-solving and work flow management skills preferred.
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, virus, disease and infection. The employee may experience traumatic situations. The employee may occasionally be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Other Duties: Requirements as set forth in the specific contract for the site may include working flexible hours including evenings, nights and weekends. Travel for training may occasionally be required.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Premise Health is a leading worksite health company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. With 85 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000. Our mission is to engage employ...ees and their families in meaningful ways that change behavior and improve health, so they and their employers can be at their best every day. Premise’ goal is to transform worksite health to improve patient, provider and client experiences.