Job Summary The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner is a key member of an integrated health care team and instrumental to its success. He/She provides primary medical care services and health education/screening activities to meet the healthcare needs of the Project HOME community: Project HOME residents, neighbors in the community, homeless persons & staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides direct patient care at Project HOME, including:
Primary care medical services for children and adults in consultation with and under the supervision of family physicians.
Collaboration with Project HOME staff and behavioral health staff on the healthcare needs of Project HOME residents.
Coordination of care for all patients, with emphasis on obstetrics and gynecology
Occasional health education programs and community health screenings for patients, Project HOME residents, community neighbors and staff as needed.
Works independently and collaboratively with a team
Supports and demonstrates the Mission and Values of Project HOME:
Demonstrates compassion and sensitivity to all patients.
Maintains confidentiality regarding all patients.
Promotes awareness towards a healthy work environment and good communication among Project HOME staff.
Takes a pro-active stance in dealing with the disenfranchised by addressing socio-economic needs in addition to clinical needs.
Other duties as assigned
Masters Degree and current license and certification as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Prenatal experience preferred.
A minimum of 3 years experience providing direct patient care in a primary care setting. Preference will be given to practitioners who have worked in an underserved area (e.g. FQHC, free clinic) and/or who have served patients who have significant behavioral health and social challenges.
Experience in providing gynecological care.
Ability to establish and strengthen relationships with the community, medical partners and Project HOME staff across the organization.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong computer and organizational skills.
Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer