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Nurse Practitioner

Location: Millersburg
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

All About Hamilton Health CenterHamilton Health Center (Hamilton), established in 1969, is the only Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) within a 30-mile radius of Harrisburg, PA and continues to grow using a holistic and comprehensive approach to being patient centered. The mission of Hamilton is to improve the health of Central Pennsylvania's residents by delivering high quality, respectful and patient-centered health and related social services that promote access, treatment, education, and prevention regardless of health, economic, or insurance status. Our vision is that every member of our community, regardless of their ability to pay or their insurance status, receives holistic, quality health care needed to create a healthy community. For over 50 years we have been true to these words. As part of our team, you will work alongside a dedicated team that cares and values those we serve.Benefits offered: In addition to your base pay, you are also eligible to receive:

  • Paid time off, Catastrophic (CAT)/Sick time, Birthday holiday, and 7 paid holidays.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision,
  • Company paid life insurance.
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance ProgramJob Summary: The Nurse Practitioner is a healthcare provider who operates independently in a variety of settings, combining advanced nursing skills with clinical, diagnostic, and treatment skills, making professionally autonomous decisions for which he/she is accountable, under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer. The incumbent provides primary healthcare alongside services provided by Practitioners, acting as an advocate to directly increase the availability and accessibility of healthcare for patients across the age spectrum dependent on areas of identified need. Essential duties and Responsibilities:
    • Effectively identifies, evaluates, and addresses disease prevention and health promotion issues of the population in the practice while administering quality patient care.
    • Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
    • Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of acute, chronic, and long-term healthcare issues.
    • Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
    • Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with regulatory standards.
    • Facilitates evaluation of records by physician(s), peers, maintaining quality standards according to protocols, and receives and implements constructive directives.Minimum Education/Certifications: Must possess a valid PA license as a Registered Nurse and be recognized by the PA State Board of Nurse Examiners as a Certified Nurse Practitioner with an active PA license. Board Certified or Board Eligible required.Minimum Work Experience: Minimum of two years' experience working with patients and families in a Community setting preferred. Knowledgeable in The Joint Commission regulations preferred.Other Requirements: Reliable transportation to travel throughout the service area. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


Keywords: HAMILTON HEALTH CENTER INC, Reading , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Millersburg, Pennsylvania

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