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The incumbent serves as a Nurse Practitioner in the Raton, NM Community Based Outpatient Clinic in the Ambulatory Care Service line. The incumbent is responsible to contribute to the achievement of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement, and patient satisfaction particularly to his/her assigned panel of patients.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Providing comprehensive outpatient care for a panel of adult patients through a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Model, also utilizing Telehealth as a resource of providing care. Serves as a provider who is highly skilled in the management of a patient's primary care needs or sub specialty evaluation and treatment; responsible for contributing to the achievement of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement, and patient satisfaction; writes orders for diagnostic testing prescribed medications and consultation to specialty services utilizing computer-keyboarding techniques. The incumbent conducts new employee physicals when required and assesses employee work-related injuries. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing comprehensive primary care services to a defined panel of patients. This includes history taking, physical examination, ordering of laboratories and diagnostic studies, diagnosis, and formulation of treatment plans for acute and chronic conditions within the scope of Internal Medicine or Family Medicine practice. The candidate will document all medical information in an electronic medical record. Treatment will include prescription of medications within the guidelines of the VA formulary, referral to specialty care services as appropriate, admission to hospital care when indicated, and patient education and counseling. The incumbent will practice within the context of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) responsible for sharing responsibility so that patients will always have access to care within the team. Incumbents may be capable of collaborating with other nurse practitioners and/or physician assistants on their team who function as providers to their panels of patients. The candidate is expected to practice in accordance with accepted professional standards, organizational values, and with a commitment to excellent customer service.
***This position requires prescriptive authority***
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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