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Nurse practitioner primary care at northwest healthcare in florrisant

Company: Bjc Healthcare
Location: Florissant
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role At Northwest HealthCare - Christian Hospital under BJC MedGroup M-F, 8a-5p No weekends, no call Practice specializes in Family Practice, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine Rewarding opportunity to help an underserved poplulation Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners welcome to apply Collaborating with Physicians in the practice helping with the same-day appointments, repeat patients, managing chronic conditions, and providing preventative services, such as annual wellness exams, immunizations, and well-woman exams. Overview BJC Medical Group is the multi-specialty physician organization of BJC HealthCare and includes over 600 doctors and advanced practice providers who are affiliated with the top-ranked hospitals in the area. Since 1994, BJC Medical Group has provided access to the world's best medicine through caring people and integrated systems. The providers are nationally recognized for excellent patient satisfaction and quality health care. BJC Medical Group physicians are trained and certified in over 25 medical specialties and serve patients in more than 125 locations in the greater St. Louis, mid-Missouri and southern Illinois areas. BJC Medical Group at Northwest HealthCare provides primary care for patients of all ages. Preferred Qualifications Role Purpose The Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care) utilizes a high degree of knowledge, skill, and competence to deliver patient care in a primary care clinic setting. This position assesses, diagnoses, and initiates a patient care treatment plan within the scope of a formal collaborative practice agreement with a primary care physician. In this role, patient care is performed with considerable independence, guided by physician-approved protocols, and evaluated through chart review, consultations, and the observation of results under the general medical direction of an Internal Medicine/Family Medicine physician. Responsibilities Participates in professional development Manages the health care of patient populations with compassion through advanced health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician. Prescriptive responsibilities are reviewed by collaborative physician. Coordinates the care of patient populations, in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician, to ensure promotion of health and wellness through education of patients and families, coordination of services and placing referrals. Assesses development needs of staff and develops and delivers appropriate educational programs to meet staff needs. Develops treatment plans, treats patients with acute problems including illnesses and minor injuries following a predetermined protocol in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician. Minimum Requirements Education Master's Degree - Nursing Experience

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