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PROJECT DIRECTOR OF NURSE PRACTITIONER RESIDENCY PROGRAM

HENRY J. AUSTIN HEALTH CENTER, INC. Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Office located in Trenton, NJ. Positions are currently a combination of remote and in-person until further notice.

MAJOR FUNCTION:

The Project Director of ANE-NPR Residency Program will facilitate the day to day activities and manage ongoing changes in the ANE NPR program. The Project Director will perform varied roles from staff nurse to nurse executive and across varied settings to include practice, academia, and industry for the ANE-NPR program. The Project Director will lead the ANE-NPR across the continuum in changing the delivery of care and the expected outcomes for our clients, community and global health for those in this program. The Project Director will contribute to the discipline of advance nursing through innovation and evidence. Under the general supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, The Project Director of ANE-NPRP Residency Program will provide clinical services defined within the New Jersey Board of Nursing guidelines for Nurse Practitioners and provide oversight and supervision to the HJAHC Nurse Practitioner led site.

PROJECT DIRECTOR ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Directs and coordinates the daily activities of the ANE-NPRP Residency Program.
  • Research and select textbooks, as well as other educational materials and order or authorize the purchase of supplies.
  • Research and design of educational materials and instructional methods.
  • Mentor new teachers, teaching workshops or seminars and observing teachers in the classroom.
  • Provide administrative support to the clinical teaching for systems-based practice competency.
  • Improve performance through development of outcomes based PI monitors, consistently measured, reassessed and reported via the HJA mechanism minimally annually.
  • Maintain oversight of the accreditation process for each the program as well as the institutional accreditation.
  • Oversee quality and safety for areas of responsibility within HJAHC.
  • Develop and manage a panel of new students/residents.
  • Coordinate Specialty Rotations of students in women’s health/prenatal care, adult/child medicine, pediatrics, HIV care, Hepatitis C, health care for the homeless.
  • Mentor Clinics sessions with a clinician mentor focused on practice of care.
  • Conduct didactic sessions high volume/risk/burden conditions frequently seen in FQHCs.
  • Provided continuous training on of high-performance health system: access, continuity, planned care, team-based, prevention focused, use of data and technology.
  • Provide ongoing multi-input evaluation component using qualitative and quantitative measures.
  • Works with the Director of Quality to provide training on the quality improvement model, including clinical microsystems and facilitation, as well as leadership development.

ADVANCE NURSE PRACTITIONER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs comprehensive or episodic medical assessment of patients with acute and/or chronic health problem, in accordance with protocols established by the Medical Director and/or designated collaborating physician.
  • Orders and evaluates diagnostic studies; develops patient treatment plan and goals; prescribes treatment and medications keeping within protocols established by the Health Center and within the guidelines established by the New Jersey Board of Nursing.
  • When appropriate, determines the need for physician, sub-specialty, and/or emergency room consultation/evaluation.
  • Maintains complete and adequate medical charts, follow HJAHC procedures for documentation to ensure appropriate billing.
  • Provides professional direction and acts as a resource to other staff; participates in staff education and in-service programs as well as community health education.
  • Participates in call schedule as necessary.
  • Monitor the activities of any nurse practitioner students assigned to the respective department.
  • May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office or related units.
  • Greets all patients/clients/customers via telephone or directly in a personal and professional

manner; promotes positive patient and community relations; acts as member of the health team

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates the operation of the Nurse Practitioner Site to ensure that services are provided in accordance with current HJAHC guidelines, state and federal standards and health center protocol.
  • Acts as a liaison to community and government agencies which may provide agency funding or services to clients.
  • Participates in the preparation of program grant proposals and budgets.
  • Participates in program planning activities and the selection of staff.
  • Responsible for the preparation of required Federal and State Reports (quarterly, yearly and as requested), via data entry into various software programs and detailed narrative reports.
  • Responsible for the preparation of detailed reports as directed by the Funding source.
  • Participates in clinical committees as appropriate, relevant to the planning, coordinating and delivery of patient services for the selected population.
  • Participates in other assigned duties as designated by the Chief Medical Officer.

EDUCATION:

  • Must have valid NJ ANP License
  • Graduation from an accredited college with a Master’s of Science degree; certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurses Credentialing Center; licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Health-care related experience plus knowledge and experience with current rules and regulations of accrediting and regulatory agencies.
  • Experience in a leadership-management role required.

PREREQUISITES FOR THE JOB

• Must hold current and valid NJ Nurse Practitioner licensure, CDS and DEA licensure.

• Must hold current and valid certification from an accredited certifying body as noted above.

• Ability to prepare clear and accurate reports.

• Computer literacy and proficiency.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred; capable of working with computers and software applications suitable for health care environment; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

• Good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental disabilities which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others.

• High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day

activities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand/walk; use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Type: Full-time

HENRY J. AUSTIN HEALTH CENTER, INC.

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