AIDS Healthcare Foundation

  • Mid-Level Provider- Nurse Practitioner

    Job Locations US-MS-Jackson
    Req No
    Public Health
    Regular Full-Time




    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!


    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


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