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Family Nurse Practitioner

Company: SSTAR
Location: Fall River
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:
SSTAR is recruiting for an exciting position for a Family Nurse Practitioner to work in our Health Center. This Full-time position provides primary care within the context of a multidisciplinary team promoting the overall health and well- being of our patients. Part time candidates will also be considered. SSTAR has been an innovator in integrated health, mental health and substance use disorder practice with a full continuum of services for decades.We are a designated site for state and federal professional loan repayment programs.Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide primary care in the family medicine model to individuals in all cycles of life who present at the FHCC.
  • Provide primary care in the integrated health care system at SSTAR, including care teams comprising behavioral health, treatment of substance use disorders and all other wrap-around services at SSTAR.
  • Follows clinical and administrative policies, protocols and guidelines
  • Follows work-place safety directives.
  • Participates in in-patient rounding as directed - Acute Treatment Services and Clinical Stabilization Services
  • Maintains required training and certification, including DEA, Suboxone treatment, Basic Life Support.
  • Documents in the electronic medical record as instructed and required.
  • Reviews initial and follow-up of labs and diagnostic tests.
  • Participate in the training of students assigned to the HealthCenter.
  • Provide health care based on clinical protocols which have been reviewed and approved annually by the Chief Medical Officer
  • Meets regularly with the Chief Medical Officer. Consults with physicians appropriately and as required.
  • Consult and refer to HealthCenter doctors and other doctors as needed in order to provide optimal care.
  • Attend conferences and trainings that reflect clinical practice.
  • Other duties as required.
    Required Experience:
    Qualifications
    • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in Massachusetts.
    • National certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
    • Massachusetts license to practice in the expanded nursing role.
    • Possess or obtain prescription privileges in Massachusetts.
    • Certified in Basic Life Support (CPR)
    • Direct care positions in addiction programs require two years of continuous sobriety for individuals in recovery.
      From: SSTAR

      Benefits:We offer a great benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Generous Personal/Vacation/Sick accrual system, Life Insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, Pet Insurance discount and AFLAC plans.

Keywords: SSTAR, Fall River , Family Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Fall River, Massachusetts

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