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Geriatric Nurse Practitioner - Clinic
San Jose, CA
** This is a Full Time, benefits available, Locum Tenens / Contract opportunity, lasting roughly 3 months! **
** Will be covering 3 clinic locations around San Jose **
* Must be willing and able to travel to area clinics on occasion (mileage reimbursed)! *
Nurse Practitioner Job Summary:
- The Nurse Practitioner functions as an independent healthcare provider with an advanced degree of knowledge, skill and expertise in history taking, physical exam, treatment and clinical care management of members.
- The Nurse Practitioner will perform Medicare Preventative examinations with excellent people skills, accurate documentation, and good time management.
- The Nurse Practitioner serves patients with both acute and chronic conditions and provides exceptional care to members by providing diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and follow-up under the supervision of one or more physicians.
- In this full-time position, the NP will work in conjunction with Physicians to provide care and care management to this group of patients.
- The Nurse Practitioner will assess vulnerabilities beyond the medical needs of patients to manage the psycho-social needs in a high-touch program.
- The Nurse Practitioner will primarily interact with members of the geriatric and adult population on site in an established health clinic
- Valid, unrestricted state Nurse Practitioner (N.P.) certification and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (A.P.R.N.) license, board certified preferred.
- Requires at least 1 years of recent experience working in primary care environment, including geriatric population.
- Intermediate computer literacy, including electronic medical record documentation, is required.
- Prefer candidates certified to work with the geriatric population age group.
- Must be willing and able to travel in area to conduct health assessments at established clinical locations(mileage reimbursed)
- Bilingual in English & Spanish or English & Vietnamese is highly preferred.