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FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

We are looking for a professional Nurse Practitioner who can deliver primary medical care to a wide variety of patients. The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for caring for patients, maintaining accurate and current patient records and scheduling and administering follow-up appointments to patients as required. The successful candidate will work as a team with our nurses and physicians and will assist in delivering premium care to each and every patient. Those interested in pediatrics are especially encouraged to apply.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Develops, implements, and evaluates the clinical collaborative practice agreements in the specific clinical area.
• Conducts health assessments of patients/families with real or potential, acute, and/or chronic health problems. Initiates referrals to specialty services and fosters continuity of care.
• Initiates selected therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, consultation and laboratory examinations. Prescribes and revises medical regimes. Interprets findings and plans of care according to collaborative practice agreements and protocols in designated areas.
• Provides patient/family education and counseling in the areas of health promotion, maintenance, and disease prevention.
• Participates in team meetings and conferences to enhance an interdisciplinary approach to primary health care delivery, Serves on departmental and multidisciplinary committees, which influence or determine policies affecting nursing practice.
• Serves as liaison between patient and community, and acts as health care advocate.
• Identifies quality improvement issues and develops unit-based quality improvement programs, as well as standards of care and practice.
• Participates in approved medical and nursing research studies.
• Maintains a current level of knowledge relative to professional practice.
• Acts as resource to staff and implements educational programs.
• Participates in the evaluation of the cost effectiveness of services provided.
• Performs related duties, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

• Master’s Degree in Nursing
• Valid nurse practitioner license
• Ability to work within a team and take direction
• Must be familiar with the EHR medical charting system
• Strong written and interpersonal communication skills

OUR CORE VALUES

At UFP, we are only able to exceed our internal customers as well as our patients’ expectations if we hold ourselves to the highest standards expressed in our Core Values. These are not just words, but the true spirit of our work environment and our patients’ experience with us.

Caring: Create a welcoming environment; appreciate the differences in others; be compassionate and flexible.
Expertise: Be the best in what you do; share your knowledge; promote ongoing learning.
Dedicated: Be professional and dependable; look for ways to improve efficiency; take initiative.
Unified: Exchange information openly; build connections across the organization; cooperate with others.

PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT

Our Family Medicine practice needs a Physician Assistant to help cope with our expanding roster of patients. We’re looking for a professional who is passionate about family medicine across a broad age spectrum. We focus on encouraging our patients to pursue preventive care, such as wellness check-ups, as well as informing us immediately of changes in symptoms. If this sounds like a match for your style of practice, get in touch.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Develops, implements, and evaluates the clinical collaborative practice agreements in the specific clinical area.
• Conducts health assessments of patients/families with real or potential, acute, and/or chronic health problems. Initiates referrals to specialty services and fosters continuity of care.
• Initiates selected therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, consultation and laboratory examinations. Prescribes and revises medical regimes. Interprets findings and plans of care according to collaborative practice agreements and protocols in designated areas.
• Provides patient/family education and counseling in the areas of health promotion, maintenance, and disease prevention.
• Participates in team meetings and conferences to enhance an interdisciplinary approach to primary health care delivery, Serves on departmental and multidisciplinary committees, which influence or determine policies affecting nursing practice.
• Serves as liaison between patient and community, and acts as health care advocate.
• Identifies quality improvement issues and develops unit-based quality improvement programs, as well as standards of care and practice.
• Participates in approved medical and nursing research studies.
• Maintains a current level of knowledge relative to professional practice.
• Acts as resource to staff and implements educational programs.
• Participates in the evaluation of the cost effectiveness of services provided.
• Performs related duties, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

• Unrestricted Physician Assistant license required
• 2+ years’ experience as a Physician Assistant
• Familiarity with EHR/EMR programs
• Confidence to work independently
• Willingness to take over existing patients as well as take on new patients

OUR CORE VALUES

At GBUAHN, we are only able to exceed our internal customers as well as our patients’ expectations if we hold ourselves to the highest standards expressed in our Core Values. These are not just words, but the true spirit of our work environment and our patients’ experience with us.

Caring: Create a welcoming environment; appreciate the differences in others; be compassionate and flexible.
Expertise: Be the best in what you do; share your knowledge; promote ongoing learning.
Dedicated: Be professional and dependable; look for ways to improve efficiency; take initiative.
Unified: Exchange information openly; build connections across the organization; cooperate with others.

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

Our organization provides care coordination services to Medicaid & Medicaid Managed Care recipients in Erie County. Care Coordination is a type of service that involves the patient, the patient’s support system, and the patient’s health care providers to make the patient’s health care more coordinated and efficient. Our triple aim is to improve health care, improve health outcomes, and reduce Medicaid costs.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Making outbound calls and/or visiting clients at their homes, physician office, health care provider location, hospitals, etc.
  • Explaining program benefits and services to potential clients
  • Accurately completing enrollment documentation with clients via use of mobile Electronic Health Record system
  • Use of New York State Department of Health databases to obtain and verify client information
  • Assisting in client retention
  • Working with an Outreach team including the Outreach Director and Community Health Workers

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Outgoing
  • Enjoys working with diverse client populations
  • Consistently demonstrates a can-do attitude
  • Has a passion for helping others
  • Has a “knack” for technology and gadgets

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Reliable transportation and verifiable good driving record required
  • Bilingual/bicultural preferred
  • At least (3) years of health care experience or education
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office required
  • Strong technical knowledge preferred

PATIENT HEALTH NAVIGATOR

Our organization provides care coordination services to Medicaid & Medicaid Managed Care recipients in Erie County. Care Coordination is a type of service that involves the patient, the patient’s support system, and the patient’s health care providers to make the patient’s health care more coordinated and efficient. Our triple aim is to improve health care, improve health outcomes, and reduce Medicaid costs.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Effectively managing an assigned caseload of clients
  • Establishing and maintaining a positive, trusting, and ongoing relationship with clients
  • Meeting with clients in their homes, physician/provider offices, and other public places in order to conduct health needs assessments and other required assessments and documentation
  • Working collaboratively with a team that includes Care Managers, Health Navigators, and Social Needs Coordinators, and the client’s providers to develop and maintain a Care Plan
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled case reviews with Care Team
  • Use of mobile devices to access Electronic Health Record (EHR system)

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Outgoing
  • Enjoys working with diverse client populations
  • Consistently demonstrates a can-do attitude
  • Has a passion for helping others
  • Has a “knack” for technology and gadgets

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Associate degree required; B.A or B.A preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Working background in behavioral health, substance abuse illness, or health services environment
  • Knowledge of chronic health conditions
  • Familiarity with primary care practice preferred
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Knowledge of EHR systems preferred, especially MEDENT
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