The Primary Care Provider position is responsible for managing acute and chronic medical conditions, both physical and mental, in conjunction with the Psychiatric Advanced Nurse Practitioner and the Integrated Treatment Team. Performs history and physical exams, orders diagnostic tests and preforms medical treatments. Diagnoses medical problems, orders or preforms treatments, performs advanced procedures, prescribes medications, makes referrals to specialty care for a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions within their scope of practice. Uses a holistic approach to care, and emphasizes health promotion, patient education/counseling, and disease prevention. Delivers services using a philosophy of integrated and holistic care.
Major areas of Responsibility Include but not limited to:
- Medical diagnosis, treatment, evaluation, and management of a wide range of acute and chronic diseases.
- Obtains patient histories and conduct physical examinations.
- Orders and perform diagnostic studies.
- Requests physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other rehabilitation treatments.
- Prescribes drugs for acute and chronic illness.
- Provides family planning services.
- Provides primary and specialty care services, health-maintenance care for adults, including annual physicals.
- Performs minor surgeries and procedures.
- Counsels and educates clients on health behaviors, self-care skills, and treatment options in coordination with other healthcare providers.
- Coordinates efforts with Integrated Treatment Team.
- Attends all treatment team meetings and other required meetings and trainings.
- Documents and codes all services
- Other duties as assigned.
- Alaska licensure as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) or Physician Assistant (PA)
- Experience in the generalist RN role
- Graduation from an accredited graduate (MSN) or doctoral (DNP) program
- Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license with Prescriptive Authority for Advanced Practice Nurse
- Advanced knowledge of medication treatment modalities and their application to adults with mental health and substance use disorders.
- Commitment to patient involvement in the practice of their own health care decision-making.
- Ability to practice independently as allowed by the statutes of the State of Alaska.
- Ability to produce written documentation of clinical work in a timely manner.
- Ability to organize and prioritize workload in a sometimes hectic environment with frequent interruptions.
Wage: $51.96 – $73.20
Application Instructions: To be considered for an available position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and your employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email to HR@jamhi.org or drop it off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.