Provides primary outpatient health care following the established protocols including but not limited to: conducting daily outpatient clinic; establishing patient history through interview; establishes diagnostic impression; manages chronic health problems; initiates arrangements for treatment. Makes decisions concerning medical care and the needs of the patient, as well as decisions regarding special needs following established protocols.
Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients, including performing
history and physical exams and prescribing therapy; managing acute, chronic, and
preventive care; and referring for hospital and specialty services. These services
are provided under a supervising physician.
Attends clinical and organizational meetings including clinic staff meetings, site
team meetings, provider meetings, and All-Staff meetings. Attends additional
meetings as assigned by the Medical Director, including but not limited to: P&T,
Quality, Collaborative and JCAHO committees.
Provides triage services after hours as required by the siteâ??s on-call schedule and
assists in provider coverage for unanticipated leave.
Â·Adheres to the infection control policies and procedures.
Â·Provides or supervises patient information and education.
Â·Ensures appropriate documentation and maintenance of medical records.
Â·Serves in a teaching capacity in the training and development of other health care personnel.
Â·At least one (1) year experience as a Nurse practitioner in primary care setting.
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.