Nurse Practitioner - Gastroenterology in Fairfield, CA at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/19/2021

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Nurse Practitioner - Gastroenterology

Full Time, FTE: 1; 
Gastroenterology
Fairfield, 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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