Job Description

Job Title:                       Supervisor of Advanced Practice – Adult and Family Medicine

Reports To:                   Chief Medical Officer

Job Summary:                     Provides leadership to Adult and Family Practice Nurse Practitioners, assisting in development of adult medical operations, services, and programs.

                                                                                                                                                                       

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The job duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Other duties that fall within the broad scope of this classification may be assigned.

Provides Program Leadership

  • Directs, promotes, and oversees implementation of "Medical Home" concept.
  • Regularly reviews overall productivity of Adult and Family Medicine Nurse Practitioners.
  • Researches and facilitates implementation of evidence-based, best practices.
  • Helps establish and regularly reviews outcome measures and provides intervention whenever necessary to ensure completion of program goals.
  • Attends and participates in leadership, Continuous Quality Improvement, and other planning meetings as a member of the CCHCI Management Team.
  • Ensures strong representation at local, regional, and national meetings, including participation in quarterly and annual meetings organized by the Arizona Alliance of Community Health Centers.
  • Develops, plans, and implements policies, procedures and workflows for adult and family medicine

     program.

  • Seeks and facilitates new program opportunities and funding.
  • Participates in needs assessments of proposed/future clinical sites.
  • Develops and maintains formal relationships with specialty providers.
  • Provides medical provider services in a clinic setting on a regular basis.

 

Provides Supervision and Leadership to Adult and Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner Staff

  • Directs and oversees Adult and Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner staff, to include recruitment, hiring, training, evaluating, retention, and conducting disciplinary actions and other personnel actions as required.
  • Facilitates and promotes orientation, operational training, hands-on coaching and mentorship, and other staff development tools and resources for all adult and family medicine Nurse Practitioner staff, and monitors performance.
  • Ensures that regular, productive meetings take place with Nurse Practitioner staff for the purpose of providing updates; education; and gathering feedback.
  • Ensures Nurse Practitioners receive regular and meaningful peer review and feedback.
  • Ensures Nurse Practitioner compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Assists Nurse Practitioners and their care teams in meeting required quality metrics.
  • Maintains a strong clinical presence and rapport with all pediatric medicine-related staff.

 

Minimum Qualifications - Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner with AZ State License and board certification in specified profession.
  • Minimum three years of clinical experience.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Driver's License and Proof of Insurance may be required if requesting mileage reimbursement.
  • Valid Fingerprint Clearance Card.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Health Care Administration, or equivalent degree in a related field preferred.
  • Administrative or executive leadership experience with at least one year of experience working at CCHCI strongly preferred.
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification with experience using evidence-based quality improvement processes preferred.

Required Language Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend and compose effective instructions, correspondence, and communications in English in both oral and written format.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, internal providers and staff and other agency staff working in cooperation with the organization.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally exert enough force to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to continuously remain in a stationary position.
  • Ability to constantly move about in the workplace to assist patients, operate office or medical equipment, etc.
  • Possesses hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to constantly operate computer, telephone, and other office machinery.
  • Possesses close visual acuity necessary to accurately record and view information on a computer monitor, handwritten and typed documents.
  • Ability to discern the nature of sounds at a normal spoken volume.
  • Possesses range of body motion and ability to exert enough force to lift and move adult and pediatric patients.

 

Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform medical math that may include the use of ratio/proportion, dosage calculation, metric and household equivalents, roman numerals, abbreviations, and general math including percentages, etc.
  • Ability to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Ability to skillfully gather and analyze data.
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments and make decisions requiring considerable independent judgment.
  • Ability to resolve challenges and work under pressure.
  • Displays high level of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and Corporate Compliance rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Human Resources Policies and procedures and Employee Handbook.
  • Knowledge of health care plans and community health centers.
  • Knowledge of HRSA Operational Site Visit, HRSA Health Program requirements, FTCA, and FQHC governance strongly preferred.
  • Computer literacy required with proficiency in use of all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to employ motivational techniques to train, mentor, and lead staff.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to build effective teams.
  • Proven ability to successfully supervise and mentor physicians and nurse practitioners.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans.
  • Ability to positively represent CCHCI to the public at all times.

 

Work Environment & Conditions:

  • Work environment is typical of a health clinic setting with occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Work occasionally involves use of needles and other medical equipment with proximity to electrical current, and exposure to moving mechanical parts and some hazardous chemicals.
  • Work requires reliable transportation as position requires frequent travel and extended hours to include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
  • Work requires ability to be contacted by cell phone during or outside of regular work hours.