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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner- Worcester

Company: Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc.
Location: Worcester
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for a meaningful career caring for our community's most vulnerable populations? - The Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center is one of the largest community health centers in Massachusetts serving Worcester, Framingham, Milford and the surrounding communities. - We are a thriving and growing organization, and our team is expanding across sites to support this growth. Have an international experience right here in central Massachusetts!As an employer of choice, the Health Center prides itself on its inclusive workplace environment which fosters teamwork, accountability and respect and supports the growth and development of each employee. - We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace the richness of the diversity of our staff and community. - You are a good fit for our team if you're passionate about helping people live healthier lives and enjoy working in a supportive, team-based environment. SummaryThe Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner is a member of the clinical practice team and works collaboratively with other staff members to provide high quality patient care according to the PCMH model. Urgent Care Medicine Nurse Practitioners at Kennedy Community Health will have the opportunity to work in partnership with the numerous other disciplines offered at the health center including mental and behavioral health, pharmacy, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program, Reproductive Health, Gender Affirming Care, Dental and Optometry. Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Provides medical care to patients with acute medical problems or acute exacerbations of chronic illnesses.
  • Examines patients, formulates diagnostic plans, and orders diagnostic testing. Interprets examination findings and test results and implements treatment plans.
  • Provides acute care for patients across the entire lifespan, including infants and pregnant patients.
  • Determines the need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided by other specialists. Participates in other care procedures according to training and demonstrated ability.
  • Prescribes and assesses effectiveness of pharmaceuticals, other medications and treatment regimens as appropriate for patient's medical conditions.
  • Promotes continuity for patients with the primary care team within EMK and facilitates appropriate follow up with primary care team when appropriate
  • Meets the Health Center's annual productivity goal.
  • Maintains and updates Electronic Health Records (EHR) in a systematic format and completes required documentation within 48 hours.
  • Our schedule includes weekday evening hours and Saturday morning hours on a rotating basis.Required Qualifications
    • -Completed -Master's or Doctoral level Nursing Practice Degree and Family Nurse Practitioner certification.
    • Active, Unrestricted Nurse Practitioner License in Massachusetts.
    • Our health center requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID19 and the Flu.Compensation and Benefits
      • $100,000-$110,000/yr -
      • Generous time off package including 4 weeks of paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days, 5 sick days and 3 extended sick days.
      • Qualified for HRSA Loan Forgiveness Program
      • Health Insurance plans starting on day-1 of employment. Employer pays 79% of medical insurance premiums
      • Dental Insurance
      • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability paid 100% by employer
      • Competitive Retirement Plan with company match
      • CME Reimbursement -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc., Worcester , Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner- Worcester, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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