Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides quality patient care under the direction of the physician in a clinic setting.
Obtains a detailed history and performs physical examination on all patients.
Documents history, exam, and assessment in medical record appropriately.
Orders ancillary services such as X-ray, lab, pulmonary function tests, etc., interpreting and evaluating the results.
Consults and collaborates with other specialists and clinic staff as required.
Prescribes appropriate treatments following established clinic protocols.
Participates actively in the clinic Quality Assurance Program.
Assists in the development, implementation, and revision of advanced practice nurse protocols and standards of care.
Able to see 12-15 patients per shift (7-8 hour work day) under normal working conditions.
All NVIH employees are expected to:
- Provide the highest possible level of service to clients;
- Promote teamwork and cooperative effort among employees;
- Maintain safe practices; and
- Abide by the NVIH’s policies and procedures as they may from time to time be updated.
Current California licensure as Certified Nurse Midwife.
Current California Certified Nurse Midwife Furnishing License.
Prefer DEA number registration.
Current CPR BLS Certification.
Valid California driver’s license and proof of personal liability automobile insurance as required by California state law.
Prefer ACLS certification
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Works well with other health care professionals.
Maintains confidentiality of patient information in clinic and community setting.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill in age appropriate care, and uses growth and development knowledge to plan care for all age groups.
Motivated to improve patient care and the work place by participating in clinic meetings, committees, and community projects when appropriate.
Internal Number: AC of CNM
About Certified Nurse Midwife or Maternal Nurse Midwife
Northern Valley Indian Health is a private, nonprofit tribal corporation that was founded in 1971 by a group of Northern California American Indians seeking to reestablish health services for Indians in California. NVIH continues to focus agency efforts on establishing and maintaining an effective and efficient health care system, which ensures services are accessible, available, and of high quality.