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Family Nurse Practitioner
Position Summary: An Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who has a Master’s of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner concentration, who will function in an expanded role providing primary health care under the Tennessee approved scope of practice and their collaborative practice agreement in conjunction with their supervising medical providers. Role and Responsibilities ? As a condition of employment, the healthcare provider will undertake to provide covered services, including emergency treatment, to a health center patient within the approved scope of practice of Chota Community Health Services (CCHS), and to any individual who is not a patient of CCHS when asked, called upon, or undertakes, at or near any CCHS location and as a result of a non-CCHS patient's emergency situation, to temporarily treat or assist in treating that non-health center patient. ? Functions under the Tennessee approved scope of practice and their collaborative practice agreement. Adheres to policies and procedures. ? Examination of patients, diagnosis, the prescription of medicine, and providing treatment for injuries, diseases, and other ailments. ? Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury as approved through the privileging process. ? Order, perform, and interpret tests and analyze records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients' condition. ? Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results. Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals. Maintains records and appropriate documentation regarding practice activities. ? Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary. ? Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients and/or family members. ? Advise patients concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention. Provide health and wellness advice to patients, program participants, or caregivers. Evaluates patient responses to educational endeavors. ? Promotes standards for care in the community. ? Refer patients to medical specialists, other practitioners, or other resources when necessary. ? Continues professional development by attending seminars and conferences. ? Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment. Participate in Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Care Team collaboration ? Properly supervise nurse practitioner students to ensure patient safety and quality of care. ? Obtains and maintains credentialing by insurance companies. Is familiar with the various insurance plans Center wants to be providers with, follows their agreements regarding referrals, pre-certification, prescriptions, hospitalization, and other utilization requirements and expectations. ? Regular and predictable attendance ? Ability to cooperate and work well with others ? Attend monthly staff meetings 
Position: Family Nurse Practitioner
Organization: Chota Community Health Services
Location: Madisonville,  TN 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 10/27/2022
Requirements Qualifications and Education Requirements ? Valid Tennessee Licensure ? Valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Number ? Family Nurse Practitioner/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner graduate of a certified program/Masters of Science in Nursing/Masters of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies ? Completion of training program ? Continued Medical Education as required by licensing/certifying board Chota Community Health Services Preferred Skills ? Interpersonal/human relations skills ? Organizational skills ? Excellent knowledge of medical procedures and approved medical practices ? Ability to multi task and delegate tasks appropriately ? Excellent time management skills ? Ability to operate personal computer and navigate medical software programs ? Ability to maintain confidentiality The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Qualified applicants must successfully pass pre-employment drug screenings and background check. 

Applicants must not be excluded from participation in Medicare or Medicaid and all other Federal Healthcare Programs. 

Chota Community Health Services is an equal opportunity employer who complies with applicable State and Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status.  

Status: This listing expires on: 12/26/2022
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Chota Community Health Services
4798 New Hwy 68

Madisonville,  TN 37354
United States
(423) 442-2622
Jordan Carmley

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