Clinical Nurse Practitioner

Munson Medical Group Charlevoix, Michigan Little Traverse Primary Care Full-Time Day shift


Requisition #: 50470
Total hours worked per week: 40
Salary Range: *

Description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 Master’s prepared in Nursing.

Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Michigan.  Graduate of ANA accredited Nurse Practitioner program with emphasis on family practice or adult health

Five years of clinical experience in general nursing.  Specialty certification within one year of employment.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES 

  1. Supports the mission statement of Munson Medical Center: Munson Medical Center is the core of a regional health system. In partnership with physicians, we provide quality, compassionate, comprehensive, and cost-effective services for improvement of the health of our patients and the communities we serve. 
  1. Supports the mission of the Family Practice residents and adheres to residency policies, protocols including those for physician supervision of Nurse Practitioner activities 
  1. Embraces and supports the RBC philosophy of Munson Medical Center. 
  1. Acknowledges that safety is self-responsibility. Knows physical requirements of the job and works within those guidelines. Performs job duties safely at all times, utilizing learned body mechanics and transferring/lifting techniques.  Plans actions to promote safety. Reports any unsafe situation/equipment according to hospital procedure. 
  1. As a health care provider, the Nurse Practitioner works in conjunction with their team faculty physicians in providing a full spectrum of primary care services to their assigned patients. The primary responsibility of the nurse practitioner is to promote and maintain health in all age populations; and to prevent disease and illness exacerbation.  
  1. Is a part of the transition to and maintenance of a Patient Centered Medical Home at Munson Family Practice. This may involve education, home visits, group visits, case management, pay for performance, and quality indicators. 
  1. Assists in policy and procedure development for Family Practice Center operations and clinical interventions. 
  1. Provides formal and informal education to other health care providers including faculty, residents, medical students and staff within the Family Practice Center. Serves as a facilitator, resource, and evaluator of seminars as directed. 
  1. Attends and actively participates in appropriate meetings and other designated activities which relate to such matters as recruitment, curricular planning, evaluation, resource development and educational implementation. 
  1. Maintains necessary credentials for specialty licensure by attending appropriate continuing education programs. 
  1. Maintains visibility within the community as a primary health care provider. Serves as a role model to clinic staff, faculty, and the community at large. 
  1. Provides clinical services at sites other that the Family Practice Center as determined by discussions with the Residency Program Director. 
  1. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Candidate must apply for and be granted appropriate clinical privileges through MMC’s normal credentialing processes before rendering services 

Good judgment and problem solving skills. 

Excellent written and verbal communications skills. 

Ability to make quality, independent medical decisions. 

Time management and organizational skills. 

CPR certified.

 

ORGANIZATION

 

The position is under the clinical direction of the Residency Program Director.  With regard to educational issues this position is under the direction of the Director of Medical Education.  This individual will have involvement with various committees and departments of Munson Medical Center with appropriate reporting responsibilities.

 

AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED

 

Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below:

     Neonatal (birth-1 mo)                                  Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs)

     Infant (1 mo-1 yr)                                          Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs)

     Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs)                         Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs)

     Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs)                      Geriatric (65 yrs & above)

     Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs)                    All ages (birth & above)

     No direct clinical contact with patients