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APN - Urgent Care

Company: Summit Health Medical Group
Location: White Plains
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Career Opportunities at Summit Health and CityMDSummit Health and CityMD form a physician-driven, patient-centric network, committed to simplifying the complexities of health care and bringing a more connected kind of care. Our unique network was created by the 2019 merger between Summit Medical Group, one of the nation's premier independent multispecialty medical groups, and CityMD, the leading urgent care provider in the New York metropolitan area. Together, Summit Health and CityMD deliver a more intuitive, comprehensive, and responsive care experience for every patient, regardless of the stage of life or health condition, through high-quality primary, specialty, and urgent care.We are continually growing to meet the needs of our patients and deliver exceptional care to an even greater population. Summit Health now has more than 2,800 providers across more than 80 specialty areas, 13,000 employees, and over 370 locations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Central Oregon. CityMD has over 150 locations across the tri-state. We share a vision of improving the way health care needs are addressed by offering timely, high-quality, comprehensive care with an exceptional patient experience. Together, we provide the best possible care to every patient in every neighborhood.Join our team! Summit Health and CityMD are dedicated to hiring and retaining the right talent who will contribute to our ongoing expansion and success. We work to set clear goals and expectations, while regularly managing performance and cultivating personal and team capabilities within a positive, collaborative environment that recognizes and rewards success. We strive to make each team member's experience at our company inspiring. Explore our open positions and apply to become a part of the Summit Health and CityMD family.Job DescriptionJob DescriptionThe Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) provides general medical care and treatment to Westmed patients, from pediatric to adult, in the Urgent Care department. This is done in direct collaboration with a licensed physician, and in accordance with an approved written practice agreement and guidelines. Services provided by the NP will include health maintenance, management of acute/episodic illnesses and management of stable chronic illnesses.Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical services and develops and implements plan of care in conjunction with collaborating physician(s).
  • Obtains patient medical history and performs physical examinations and preventative health measures within prescribed guidelines.
  • Initiates necessary laboratory and diagnostic tests. Interprets laboratory and test results.
  • Confers with collaborating physician(s), nursing staff and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care, and to prepare a comprehensive patient care plan. Refers to appropriate physician(s) for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a NP's scope of practice.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans. Obtains consultations and/or referrals as appropriate. Ensures all follow-up appointments are completed on a timely basis.
  • Responds to patient inquiries, answers questions and refers questions to physician(s) as appropriate.
  • Documents all patient care services in the electronic medical record.
  • Provides health education counseling to patients and families as appropriate; and supports programs for patients and their families. Answers questions about condition and treatment plan.
  • Participates in and supports performance improvement and risk management activities.
  • Completes required continuous training and education, including practice specific requirements. Demonstrates professional work behavior and complies with organizational policies and procedures and federal and state requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains patient educational materials;
  • Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.
  • Respects and protects the patient's rights to confidentiality and privacy and discloses information only for the professional purposes which are in the patient's best interests with full consideration of their legal rights. Displays a positive attitude when interacting with physician's office staff, physicians and fellow employees of the office.Required Qualifications:
    • Master's degree and successful completion of accredited nurse practitioner program
    • Current licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner by state of New York and Connecticut
    • Board certification
    • Current BLS and ACLS certification
    • Urgent Care or Hospital/Emergency Room experience is essential
    • Must be comfortable with seeing the full spectrum of patients seen in an Urgent Care setting
    • Will rotate between all of our Urgent Care Center sites in New York (White Plains, Rye, Ridge Hill/Yonkers, Boyce Thompson/Yonkers, New Rochelle) and Connecticut (Greenwich and Stamford)
    • Knowledge of medical procedures and guidelines concerning assessment, treatment, and recovery
    • Ability to work collaboratively within a clinical team
    • Demonstrated professional competence and integrity and ethical conduct of practice
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and effective conflict resolution skills
    • Patient focused and committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care and service to all patients
    • Strong computer skills and EMR knowledgeCompensation Range: $65/hour-$80/hourThe provided compensation range is based on industry standards and salary determinations will be made based on numerous factors including but not limited to years of experience, individual performance, quality measures and location of position.#joinsummithealthTotal Rewards at Summit Health CityMDOur team members are essential to our mission to reshape healthcare through the power of connection. Summit Health highly values the critical role that health and wellness play in the lives of our team members and their families. We strive to provide a valuable suite of benefits, wellness programs, compensation, time off, and resources to support the wellbeing and personal needs of team members and their families at various stages of life and in their professional career. Collectively, we call these "Total Rewards".View full job description .

Keywords: Summit Health Medical Group, White Plains , APN - Urgent Care, Healthcare , White Plains, New York

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