Lone Star Circle of Care

APRN - Pediatrics

Job Locations US-TX-Killeen
Posted Date 3 months ago(1/21/2024 12:21 PM)
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinician
Hiring Manager
Kathleen Butler

Overview

Responsible for the medical care of LSCC patients by providing comprehensive out-patient primary care. Under the direction of the Medical Director collaborating supervising physician and the medical leadership, delivers primary care commensurate with training to patients of LSCC. Delivers care appropriate for an out-patient, primary care community health center with a multicultural, multilingual patient population.

 

Responsibilities

Daily Job Duties:

 

  • Provides examines, diagnoses and treats patients of all ages twenty-one (21) years of age and younger
  • Act as a consultant on pediatric cases referred by other staff providers of LSCC
  • Completes medical charts after each visit in the electronic medical records system, following LSCC charting policy timelines
  • Participates in providing continuity of care in outpatient management
  • All other duties or responsibilities as assigned by Medical Director or executive leadership

 

Coaching/Training:

 

  • Provides in-service training for staff in selected topics in Pediatrics as deemed necessary by the Medical Director
  • Assure a high quality educational experience for medical students, residents and other individuals in a training role

 

Operations:

 

  • Assists and participates in internal quality control audits.
  • Actively engaged in achieving their productivity and quality metrics
  • Fulfills established guidelines set in place for provider encounter levels.

 

Compliance:

 

  • Practices in accordance with the LSCC Delegation Protocol/Collaborative Practice Agreement; establish medical diagnoses for patients that are within the scope of practice, and order or prescribe legend drugs and medical devices as authorized by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners (BNE) under Rules 221 and 222, and the Texas Medical Board (TMB) under Rules 193.2 and 193.6Type in specific job duties under this area
  • Attends internal and external meetings, workshops and conferences, and participates on task forces or committees, when necessary and as required.
  • Achieve and maintain LSCC Core Clinical Competencies
  • Perform all duties and services in full compliance with LSCC's Quality Standards
  • Fulfill established guidelines set in place for provider encounter levels
  • Achieve and maintain LSCC Core Clinical Competencies
  • APRNs will maintain all credentialing and licensing per LSCC policy
  • Perform monthly peer audits
  • Have monthly meetings with their collaborating supervising physician
  • Achieve defined quality metrics
  • Maintains competencies, LMS trainings, BLS (AHA) as current

 

 

Qualifications

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of medicine and allied services commensurate with his/her training
  • Demonstrate a special interest in the area of community medicine
  • Ability to relate to culturally diverse patients and community
  • Ability to recognize and understand the public health, social, and economic factors which impact the overall health of LSCC's patients
  • Ability to support LSCC's mission and readily serve its patient population
  • Maintain a professional manner and appearance that contributes to the professional image presented to individuals within and outside of LSCC
  • Ability to work independently with a high level of self-motivation
  • Ability to work in and support an electronic health records environment
  • Ability to travel and work from various clinic locations as necessary

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND LICENSE:

 

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Texas
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Board Certification (PNP)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Minimum of one (1) – two (2) years of nursing experience

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND LICENSE:

 

  • Three (3) years’ experience as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in healthcare clinical setting
  • Previous work using electronic medical records (EMR)
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish language skills

 

All LSCC employees function as a member of a collaborative health care team to create and maintain a Patient Centered Medical Home where emphasis is on excellent communication, support of the patient in self-management and care is provided and tracked in a culturally competent, behaviorally enhanced setting supported by information technology.

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