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Family Nurse Practitioner  Forest County Potawatomi Community

Position Title: Family Nurse Practitioner

Division: Health Division

Department: Medical

Reports to: Clinical Services Administrator

Class & Grade: P1A Position Description

Last Updated: November 2021


The Family Nurse Practitioner provides high quality patient centered primary care services utilizing a “care team” approach. In addition, the role is influential in implementing and advancing the Medical Home model practiced within the facility.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provides clinical services within the scope of a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner

2. Diagnoses, treats and provides high quality patient centered care for medical conditions in children and adults following accepted medical standards of practice

3. Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions

4. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate

5. Evaluates and revises patient care/treatment plan with patient and family as necessary to achieve improved health

6. Provides education for patients and/or families about preventative care, medical issues and use of the prescribed medical treatment

7. Provides accurate documentation of patient care, document orders, directives, procedures and patient responses in the medical record and communicate them to other members of the health care team; maintain accurate, legible and confidential records

8. Participates actively in the advancement of FCP’s Medical Home model, including innovative ideas, function as leader of a Care Team, participation in care team clinical benchmarking, and meaningful use of the electronic health record

9. Collaborates with the Medical Director, Provider Team and Nursing Director to identify areas for system improvement, increased efficiency, communication and quality improvement activities

10. Develops relationships to provide for a broad spectrum of care with the various ancillary specialties available. (I.e. Rehab, Dental, Optical, Community Health, Behavioral Health, etc.)

11. Communicates within the department as well as across departments to ensure that information is shared for effective operations, and maintains strict confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA policies and procedures

Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

* Master’s Degree or PhD in Nursing with an emphasis on family practice from an accredited college or training program recognized by the State of Wisconsin.

* Possesses and maintains licensure provided by the State of WI as an Advanced Practice Nurse, BLS certification, and certification by the DEA

* Must possess proof of applicable health department testing and vaccinations or testing/vaccination will be provided by FCP Employee Health

* 1-2 years of clinical practice in a Family Practice, urgent care, or emergency room. Family Practice experience preferred.

* Excellent Patient Relations and communication skills

* Ability to participate in clinic committees as requested

Physical Demands

Carry 50# Occasional

Carry 25# Occasional

Pull Occasional

 Push Occasional

Hear Constant See Constant

Walk Frequent

Stand Frequent

 Sit Occasional

Crawl Not Applicable

Heights Not Applicable

 Enclosed Space Not Applicable

Twist Occasional

Bend Occasional

 Climb Not Applicable Drive

 Frequent Operate Heavy Equipment Not Applicable

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