Job ID: 289456498  |  Last Updated: 5/2/2017

SBHC Nurse Practitioner

Institute for Family Health
New York, NY
Applicant Contact
Roger Ross
Vice President For Talent Acquisition
(845) 418-9064
(212) 620-0688
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Insure delivery of comprehensive health care in accordance with the philosophy, standard of practice, objectives and policies of BI Health Care System and Institute of Urban Family Health. Responsible for diagnosis and treatment of common and chronic illness focusing on health promotion and disease prevention activities including patient education and counseling, quality assurance for practice and department and practice management in collaboration with the Medical Director. Assists in establishment of SBHC and will function as a team member of Phillips Family Practice, Beth Israel Residency in Urban Family Practice and Institute for Urban Health.

-Conducts health assessment interviews.
-Performs complete physical assessment.
-Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.
-Develops plan of care based on the diagnosis and individual client needs.
-Prescribes medications and treatments, as appropriate.
-Works collaboratively with the health care team and makes referrals to other disciplines, as indicated.
-Records, reports, and interpret the clients responses to plan of care.
-Teaches, counsels and assists individuals and families to assume responsibility for prevention of illness and the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.
-Collaborates with other members of the team in the provision of regular health screening and other health promotion measures.
-Identifies available community resources helpful to clients, refers and assists clients in utilizing such resources.
-Makes home/hospital visits to clients and/ or takes calls, as appropriate.
-Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.
-Provide med phone coverage, as directed by supervisor.
-Provide patient care at Phillips Family Practice on Saturdays during school vacation, as directed by supervisor.
-Provides feedback to Nurse Manager, Practice Administrator and/or Medical Director regarding policies and practices affecting the performance of the practice and/or their individual performance.
-Organizes and administers the SBHC quality improvement activities.

-Bachelors degree and Masters degree in Nursing or PA certificate.
-Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or PA certificate.
-Bilingual, Spanish preferred.
-Strong FNP/PA clinical experience.
-Basic computer skills.
-Ability to problem solve.
-Leadership ability.
-Effective organizational and interpersonal skills
-Current NY State Registered Nurse or PA License and Registration.
-Nurse Practitioner Certification and Registration.
-Current Practice Agreement.
-Certified or eligible for certification by recognized specialty organization.

About Us:
The Institute for Family Health is a not-for-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center network (FQHC) with locations in Manhattan, the Bronx and the Mid-Hudson Valley region of New York State. The Institutes mission is to provide high quality primary care, behavioral health services and dental care to medically underserved communities, and to train health care professionals to care for vulnerable populations. Established in 1983, the Institute is now one of the largest FQHCs in New York, with 26 locations and were still growing! With our state-of-the-art electronic health record and award-winning staff, we are always innovating to help our patients and the communities we serve stay healthy. Join us we look forward to meeting you.

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