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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (APP) for Float Team!

Company: TrueCare
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

TrueCareAre you a bilingual Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant who is open to working in a different environment from day to day? Have you been a practicing CA Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for at least 1 year and are looking for a full-time position that allows you to impact an underserved population in a positive way and offers opportunities for GROWTH?Now is your opportunity to join TrueCare as a Float Advanced Practice Provider! TrueCare is a Federally Qualified Health Center located in beautiful North County San Diego!Established in 1971, TrueCare's mission has been providing access to comprehensive, equitable, and high-quality healthcare, regardless of a person's ability to pay. We are the PREMIER Community Health provider in N. County.This position involves traveling to different local clinics to cover as business needs require. (Travel stipend provided.)Schedule will be provided 1 month in advance. Hours are Monday-Friday from 8a-5p.This position reports to the Chief Medical OfficerJob Duties Include:

  • Examine patients, perform comprehensive physical examinations, and compile patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.
  • Diagnose and treat both chronic and episodic disorders including complications of otherwise normal processes.
  • Perform clinical assessments and case management services, which include interpretation of histories, initial and periodic examinations, and management of medical, care regimens that are within the approved skills profile and/or scope of practice.
  • Administer or order diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory tests, and interpret test results for deviations from normal.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunization, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
  • Develop and implement patient management plans, record progress notes, and assist in provision of continuity of care.
  • Prescribe medications, orthotics, physical therapy, procedures, and other pertinent treatments.
  • Instruct and counsel patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimes, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
  • Document patient encounters daily in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system with appropriate diagnosis and treatment codes; and submit patient charges daily. Facilitate transfer of care to other NCHS clinicians when religious/personal beliefs interfere with the clinician's ability to offer full care options (i.e. abortion referral, contraceptive management, etc.).
  • Maintain licensure and professional and technical knowledge by attending continuing education programs and reviewing professional publications.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance Program including audits, peer review, patient satisfaction, protocol development and in-servicing training.
  • Collaborate with clinical and operational leadership and work as a team to optimize access to care, and implement recommended clinical workflows that enhance efficiency and effectiveness at maintaining standards of productivity, safety and clinical quality as measured, reported and shared with all providers from time to time by TrueCare leadership.Must Haves for Nurse Practitioners:
    • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
    • Master's Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing
    • 2 years' work experience as a NP
    • National Provider Identification Number (NPI)
    • Computer proficiency, particularly with Electronic Health/Medical Record systems and the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPointMust Haves for Physician Assistants:
      • Bachelor's degree in healthcare or equivalent experience
      • Graduate of a Physician Assistant Program approved by the California Physician Assistant Board
      • National Provider Identification Number (NPI)
      • Completion of a Controlled Substances Education Course
        • Computer proficiency, particularly with Electronic Health/Medical Record systems and the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPointNice to Haves:
          • Bilingual in English and Spanish (may be required at some clinics).Licenses Required for Nurse Practitioners:
            • Current California Registered Nurse License
            • Current and unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner License
            • Board of Registered Nurses Certification Furnishing Number issued by California Board of Registered Nursing
            • Current and unrestricted Controlled Substances Registration Certificate from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
            • Valid California Driver's License, proof of auto liability insurance and clean driving recordLicenses Required for Physician Assistants:
              • Current and unrestricted California Physician Assistant License
              • Current and unrestricted Controlled Substances Registration
              • Certificate from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
              • Valid California Driver's License, proof of auto liability insurance and clean driving recordCertifications Required for Nurse Practitioners:
                • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by an accredited professional nursing organization such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
                • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare ProvidersCertifications Required for Physician Assistants:
                  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Committee on Certification Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
                  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare ProvidersThe Benefits:Provider Incentive PlanCompetitive Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceFlexible Spending Account403b Retirement Plan w. Employer Match21 Days of PTO in First Year (Based on 1.0 FTE)Employee Assistance ProgramTrueCare requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation obligations.At Truecare, we put your health first. Our compassionate team understands your needs and provides a heartfelt welcome to each and every person who walks through our doors.Visit to learn more! Health Inside. Come in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido!TrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position. This position is also eligible for our annual incentive program bonus. If you are hired at TrueCare, your final base salary (within the pay range), will be determined based on factors such as education, knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider the internal equity of our current team members when determining any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer generous benefits and retirement plans.PI207830408

Keywords: TrueCare, San Marcos , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (APP) for Float Team!, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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