Nurse Practitioner - Primary/Specialty Care
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

Job Description

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Nurse Practitioner - Primary/Specialty Care
Full Time, FTE: 1
Nut Tree North
Vacaville, CA

Job Summary:
The Nurse Practitioner provides routine direct care to primary care clinic patients.  This includes but is not limited to recheck and same day appointments.  Performs physical examinations; performs or orders diagnostic tests; performs procedures and treatments; establishes diagnosis; prescribes medications; instructs patients and family members about medical conditions and treatment.  Provides continuity for patients with assigned physician practices.

Education:
1. Master’s degree required.
2. Graduate of an accredited nursing program including a Nurse Practitioner Program. 

Licensure and Certifications: 
1. Current California licensure as a Nurse Practitioner and National Board Certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, or Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.
2. Current AHA or equivalent certification in CPR.  
3. Maintains a current DEA license for schedule 2 drugs and above.  Maintains a current Furnishing Number for medications.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills: 
1. Three year’s experience as a Nurse Practitioner, or completion of internship in primary care at NorthBay. 
2. One to two years of experience in related field and ambulatory care preferred.
3. Demonstrates ability to evaluate patient’s physical and emotional status. 
4. Demonstrates ability to provide patient care based on age-related needs.
5. Demonstrates current knowledge and skill in providing appropriate care for patients in the following age groups:  Pediatric, Adult, Young Adult, and Geriatric.  
6. Demonstrates clear credentials check through the AHP process. 
7.  Demonstrates ability to clearly set behavioral limits.

Other:
1. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence.  

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Vacaville, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/14/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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