General Position Description:
Provides outstanding patient care and promotes high quality primary and urgent care services while always ensuring the MedExpress vision and values.
MedExpress Core Responsibilities:
Has a contagious and positive work ethic, inspires others, and models the behaviors of Genuine, Caring, Friendly.
Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication that is clear, well-organized, and demonstrates an understanding of audience needs.
Through genuine and positive communication, makes each customer feel informed, understood, and special.
An effective team player who contributes valuable ideas and feedback and can be counted on to meet commitments.
Is able to keep up in the MedExpress environment by facing tasks and challenges with energy and passion.
Pursues activities with focus and drive, defines work in terms of success, and can be counted on to complete goals.
Adherence to standards of business conduct and compliance.
MedExpress Leadership Responsibilities:
Provides clear direction to achieve goals, creating an environment that fosters team commitment and employee engagement.
Maintains the perseverance to drive and sustain the changes that occur at MedExpress, while being resilient and flexible, and inspiring and motivating the team.
Constantly communicates to the team, is open to opinions and feedback from team members and follows through on commitments.
Creates a work environment in which people are able to perform to the best of their abilities.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment. All medically related functions performed by a nurse practitioner are to be performed under the supervision of a properly licensed physician.
Orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interpret test results for deviation from normal and Performs therapeutic procedures such as I&D, splinting, suturing, managing infection, and wound care.
Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.
Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions and Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens. Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information.
A Master's degree (MSN) and certification by one of the Nurse Practitioner certifying bodies (ANCC or AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is required. Must be CPR certified. Must meet credentialing requirements.
Two (2) to three (3) years Clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting is preferred.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices.
Ability to Learn computer software programs; enter and maintain accurate data and statistical information in order to consistently prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.
Ability to Prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
Knowledge of the principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Works autonomously, but maintains close working relationships with physicians, other advanced practitioners. and other center staff as needed.
Center-Based. Requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. Also requires: travel to other Centers, the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time, (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs.
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