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  • Nurse Practitioner

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1911
    Location
    US-
    # of Openings Remaining
    2
  • Overview

    Humana Military Healthcare Services is offering excellent Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner Opportunities caring for soldiers and Tricare beneficiaries at Lackland Air Force Base, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center.  Lackland is situated in the vibrant city of San Antonio, TX.    

     

    San Antonio is located in south-central Texas, one hour southwest of Austin, and boasts a rich colonial heritage. Most notable landmarks include the Alamo and the miles-long River Walk, a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops.

     

    POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

    • 100% Outpatient
    • No CALL
    • Clinic Hours, M-F, 7:30 to 4:30, Closed Nights, Weekends and Federal Holidays
    • 100% Tricare Patients
    • No RVUs!
    • Competitive Hourly Rate as Independent Contractor/1099
    • Medical Malpractice with Lifetime Tail Coverage

     

    To apply, go to www.careers-humanaclinicalresources.icims.com and in the search field, type in Job #1911 or Nurse Practitioner to submit your resume.  Recruiter, Rina Katon, Humana Clinical Resources, Email: rkaton@humana.com

    Responsibilities

    The following job responsiiltiies include, but are not limited to:

     

    Meet or exceed the established workload and productivity standards

     

    Evaluation, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of medical disorders

     

    Examine patients and performs initial patient work-up and assessment of patients' care and treatment; determines the need for and orders laboratory tests, X-rays, and other diagnostic tests; interprets the total medical evidence, incorporating information into an accurate diagnosis or appraisal; institutes proper treatment and patient care

     

    Extracts patients' body fluids / tissues; prepares patient specimens for examination, performs specialized or non-routine tests on body fuilds or tissue samples or confirms patients' test results

     

    Diagnoses disease, illness, disorder or injury; institutes treatment of patients; seeks advice of approrpirate Gastroenterology physicians for more serious or uncommon conditions

     

    Writes prescriptions, orders the administration of medications, dispenses medications and prescribed controlled substance in accordance with approved treatment protocols.  Prescribes for and treats a variety of diseases, disorders and injuries; treats patients returning for routine or directed follow-up and treatment of chronic illnesses previously documented in patients' medical records; writes routine orders on outpatients; perform medical histories

     

    Provides a full range of emergency services or crises interventions in the absence of the physician, including lifesaving emergency procedures in order to stabliize a patient within the scope of practice and approved protocols

     

    Must be able to define unknown conditions and resolve critical problems

     

    Documents on outpatient and inpatient records histories, physical exams, laboratory and x-ray data, assessments, diagnostic and therapeutic plans, patient progress, consultations, procedure reports, etc

     

    Provide consultation on referrals by Primary Care Managers

     

    Seeing patients to discuss findings, need for follow-up care, and timing of the next Primary Care procedure or appointment

     

    Records entries into patient's charts including progress notes, treatment rendered, tests or procedures ordered, notations of prescriptions or orders, and drugs dispensed or administered per approved protocols

     

    Provide medical advice over the telephone and enter summary of consultation into CHCS/AHLTA or other EMR to capture workload data within 72 hours

     

    Obtain appropriate history, physical, assessment and plan in a timely manner on each patient and develop treatment plan

     

    Preliminarily interpret radiographs; discriminates between normal and abnormal findings to recognize early stages of serious physical problems

     

    Provides consultation, teaching and coordination of all patients, their family members, and patient's Physicians regarding treatment, medical care and the need to see the Family Health Physician prior to a sedated examination by the Physician

     

    Provides primary care and preventitve services to healthy individuals, including guidance in common illnesses, accidents, alternative drug usage.  Evaluates the total health care needs of patients and develops plans to meet patients' needs.  Counsels and teaches patients about modification of risk factors, lifestyle changes, and medication management.  Educates and cousels patients and family members regarding procedures to be performed and treatments provided

     

    Participates and presents outcomes in professional conferences at local level as required

     

    Participates in team conference meetings

     

    Perform, assist, and interpret diagnostic studies within the Family Health Clinic

     

    Prepares medical records, reports, forms and documents.  Completes quality assessment reviews as required.  All records, forms and documents shall be complete and accurate at least 95% of the time

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    Active/unrestricted license in ANY of the 50 states or U.S. Territories

     

    Completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner Program

     

    Current DEA certificate or Controlled Drug Substance number

     

    BLS, ACLS

     

    1 year experience as a Nurse Practitioner

     

    EMR capability and experience

     

    U.S. Citizenship (per Federal Government Guidelines)

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