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FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - Avenal

Company: Aria Community Health Center
Location: Avenal
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: Competitive Salary Aria Community Health Center is seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. ACHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center and licensed primary care clinic. We provide medical and dental care, with additional specialists in Chiropractic, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychology, Podiatry and Optometry. ACHC Clinics are located across Fresno, Kings and Tulare counties. Provide healthcare services, diagnose illnesses, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and serve as a principal healthcare provider. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Examine patients to obtain information about their physical condition: Interpret diagnostic test results for deviations from normal. Make tentative diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of patients. Obtain, compile and record patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination. Administer or order diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests. Prescribe therapy or medication. Perform therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management. Instruct and counsel patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance. Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures. And other activities as required. EDUCATION Must graduate from an accredited educational program and be licensed in the state of California. ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS Ability to serve a wide range of consumers, including culturally diverse populations. Knowledge of cultural issues that may have a bearing on services provision. Knowledge of community resources. Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Computer literacy to include basic skills in e-mail communication and word processing. BENEFITS 403(B) 403(B) matching Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Life Insurance Vacation Pay Sick Pay Loan Repayment eligibility PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Avenal (Aria) Community Health Center participates in E-Verify. Avenal (Aria) Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Keywords: Aria Community Health Center, Visalia , FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - Avenal, Healthcare , Avenal, California

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