AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Per Diem

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Per Diem

Req No 
2018-7967
Job Locations 
US-FL-Jacksonville
Category 
Public Health
Type 
Per Diem

More information about this job

WHO WE ARE

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are:

 

  • Patient-Centered
  • Value Employees
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Nimble
  • Fight for What’s Right

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

AHF is currently seeking a Mid-Level Provider (PA or NP) for our Wellness Program in Jacksonville. 

 

The Wellness Program is just one of many tools used in the fight against rising HIV and STD infections in Florida. We offer patients, free of charge, rapid HIV testing, STD testing, antibiotic treatment based on symptoms or test results, counseling and referrals to other health care professionals or linkage to care with one of our health care centers specifically for treatment of HIV and related conditions.  

 

We offer a competitive salary, amazing benefits, and a great work environment. A bilingual candidate is preferred but not required to apply.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Includes the following.  Other duties may be assigned

  • Begins assigned clinics on time.
  • Ensures compliance with standards by coordinating patient scheduling to compensate for no-show rate.
  • Works with nursing staff and the front office to accommodate urgent care/walk-in patients.
  • Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and according to instructions of HCC Medical Director.
  • Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
  • Reviews laboratory test results and other reports.
  • Records physical findings and formulates plan and prognosis based on patient's condition; discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.
  • Utilizes electronic medical records system to document patient care.
  • Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, occupational therapy or related therapeutic procedures; refills medication.
  • Refers patients to physician or specialist for consultation.
  • Reviews charts and performs peer reviews as directed by HCC Medical Director.
  • Completes diagnosis forms, applications for SSI, MediCal, ADAP, and HRSA forms.
  • Routinely checks voice mail (at least once daily), returns phone calls and answers all pages in a timely fashion.
    Attends weekly CME meetings (HIV Intercity Rounds), monthly medical staff meetings and other ward rounds and meetings as requested.
  • Attends all healthcare center case conferences (a minimum of one per month) to discuss difficult patients.
  • On patient admissions speaks in person to the AHF inpatient physician at the appropriate hospital, writes out an H&P (history and physical), writes admitting orders as appropriate and gives to patient to take to the emergency room if being admitted.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to provide coverage at other AHF sites upon request.
  • Schedules vacation or conference leave time at least one month in advance; arranges own provider coverage at the site and informs the Regional Medical Director of the staffing change at least one month prior to vacation/conference.
  • Calls HCC Medical Director and Office Administrator with as much advance notice as possible for sickness and/or unplanned days off.


Participation in AHF Meetings/Committees
HCC Staff Meeting.
AHF Providers Meeting.
CME/ HIV Intercity Rounds Meeting

 

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities

 

We at AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.