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Nurse Practitioner (PRN) - Urgent Care

Company: OnPoint Medical Group
Location: Aurora
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

OnPoint Medical Group is searching for an outstanding Nurse Practitioner to join our Urgent Care team! Come join a great group of medical professionals as our network continues to grow!OnPoint Medical Group is a physician-led network of skilled Primary and Urgent care providers who are committed to expanding access to quality healthcare in the most effective and affordable manner possible.Our "Circle of Care" has one primary goal - to ensure the health and wellness of members and their families. We do this by providing access to a comprehensive menu of medical services from one unified physician group in their neighborhoods. With doctors, nurses, specialists, labs and medical records all interlinked and coordinated, patient care has never been in better hands.This position is PRN. Essential Job Responsibilities:Provide acute medical care to all age groups.Utilize evidence-based medicine principals to ensure thorough, quality healthcare.Emphasize high-quality patient care and exceptional customer service by example.Consult with physicians and outside specialists as needed to assure appropriate diagnosis, treatment and follow up is achieved.Order imaging and lab tests in a responsible manner and within the standard of care.Provide orientation, training and clinical supervision/guidance of new PA and NP providers and support staff as needed.Make complete, accurate and legible patient encounter entries.Use appropriate referral to higher level of care whenever there are concerns for a life threatening condition..Develop and cultivate relationships with the patients and their families. Example of Day-to-Day Responsibilities (accomplishes directly or through delegation)Evaluate and treat patients while staying mindful of the backlog of waiting patients to facilitate volume related patient flow.Provide triage as needed for patients that exhibit severe discomfort or the potential for a life-threatening condition and discuss with the supervising physician.Mentor support staff members.Maintain a positive attitude at all times toward the patient, their family member and the staff.Ensure customer flow and satisfaction is optimized.Address difficult patients in the clinic as well as on the phone.Alert the Staff Nurse or Clinical Manager of broken, missing or out of stock equipment and/or supplies.Respond to patient feedback and resolve customer service issues. Experience: Minimum of 1-year urgent care or emergency medicine experience Other Requirements: ACLS/BLS certification required; PALS highly recommended, unrestricted Colorado License, unrestricted DEA License Performance Requirements: Knowledge:Knowledge of policies and procedures to ensure safe and effective patient care.Knowledge of the principles and practices of evidence-based medicine, medication usage and the standard of care in the community in which they are practicing. Skills: Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, and discretion.Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.Skill in organizing work, delegating and achieving goals and objectives.Skill in interacting effectively with patients from various social and economic backgrounds. Abilities:Ability to plan, organize, and integrate priorities and deadlines.Ability to identify, analyze, and resolve operational problems.Ability to evaluate and make recommendations for continuous quality improvement.Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.Ability to diffuse a difficult and confrontational encounter. Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment including computers, fax machines, copiers, printers, telephones, etc. Clinical life support equipment including crash cart and its contents, defibrillator and basic airway equipment. Work Environment: Position is in a well-lighted clinical environment. Evening, weekend, and holiday work will be necessary as required to facilitate uninterrupted operations of the practice. Mental/Physical Requirements: Involves sitting approximately 70 percent of the day, walking or standing the remainder. Must be able to diffuse a confrontational situation in a quiet and patient manner.Salary: $60 - $65 / hourThe estimate displayed represents the typical salary range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role.OnPoint Medical Group is an EEO Employer.#ID22#PM22


Keywords: OnPoint Medical Group, Aurora , Nurse Practitioner (PRN) - Urgent Care, Healthcare , Aurora, Colorado

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