Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Website Lake Superior Community Health Center

Lake Superior Community Health Center is currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant for our Superior, WI Clinic.

The Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant provides primary care for patients throughout the life span. Duties include diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic health problems, along with preventive care focused on health risk factor reduction.

Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in community health or primary care setting.
  • CPR certificate

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to provide efficient and effective care consistent with medical best practices
  • Able to provide health care in a sensitive, nonjudgmental manner to persons of all economic levels and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and as member of health care team

Licensure and Credentials:

  • Licensure and certification as appropriate to discipline; eligible for licensure in both MN and WI

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Perform history taking, physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment planning within scope of licensure; perform preventive care and guidance within prescribed guidelines.
  • Order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and treat clinical problems; make referrals to staff physicians and specialists as necessary.
  • Coordinate, review and manage individual patient care in consultation with the staff physicians and other members of the health care team.
  • Maintain proper documentation in EHR according to clinical guidelines and operational procedures.
  • Comply with organizational policies, procedures, standards of care and related laws and regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA regulations.
  • Miscellaneous Duties
    • Actively participate in staff meetings and quality improvement activities
    • Develop and maintain positive working relationships within medical and referral community
    • Other duties as assigned

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