Nurse Practitioner SBHC Ossining

Full Time
Posted 1 year ago

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
About Us:pen Door Family Medical Center provides health care and wellness programs to individuals and families in need throughout Westchester, Putnam and Ulster Counties. A pioneer Federally Qualified Health Center, Open Door provides more than 300,000 patient visits annually and serves nearly 60,000 individual patients who might not otherwise have access. Open Door offers integrated services and a holistic approach to building healthier communities. Primary medical care, dental care, integrated behavioral health care, clinical nutrition, wellness programs, and chronic disease management are the foundation of its clinical programs. Founded as a free clinic in 1972, Open Door’s mission of building healthier communities through accessible, equitable, culturally competent health care has led to site and service expansions. Today, Open Door operates centers in Brewster, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Ossining, Port Chester, and Sleepy Hollow, in addition to eight School-Based Health Centers in the Port Chester and Ossining School Districts, a mobile dental van in Mount Kisco, and a new dental practice in Saugerties, NY.
Job Description:Open Door Family Medical Centers is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to join a busy and dedicated School Health Based Center program in providing quality care to students in Ossining School District. The dynamic, exciting and challenging School Based Health Centers seek a motivated team player to provide primary health care, with a health-oriented, family-centered approach. Establish a therapeutic relationship with patients and their families, and encourage patients to become active participants in their health care.
Responsibilities Include:Provide high quality primary care to middle school age patients enrolled in Open Door’s School Based Health Centers. When the School Based Health Centers are not open, provide care at one of the Open Door Community Health Centers. Share in the responsibility of site administration with other members of the health care team. Provide comprehensive patient care and establish a family/school partnership to meet the needs of the patients on an ongoing basis Identify, diagnose and treat actual or potential health problems through case finding, health teaching, and health counseling.
Requirements:Family Nurse Practitioner or PA licensed in NYS prior to start date. Spanish proficiency a plus. Patient-centric, empathetic, engaging and efficient, with excellent active listening and communication skills. Outstanding clinical capabilities and judgment. Focused on collaborative team-based care. Primary care experience caring for children in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 is preferred. Independent thinker, able to manage SBHC administrative tasks and site. Responsive and comfortable working in a fast-paced, high accountability environment. Proficient in EMR systems. Flexible. Excellent judgment and ability to prioritize resources where they will be most useful. Comfortable receiving and providing constructive feedback. Engaged in learning and continuous quality improvement. Outstanding written and verbal communications skills with a culturally diverse patient and staff population. Passionate about providing high quality primary health care to low-income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care.
Company Benefits:There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Open Door Family Medical Centers. In addition to working to effect positive change in the health and lives of thousands of residents of Westchester and Putnam counties, Open Door offers its employees a stimulating, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and 401(k), generous paid time off, onsite Wellness facilities, and educational assistance. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care. At Open Door, we enjoy working in a team-based, patient-centered environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values our patients and the communities we serve. If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients, and if this position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to improve the health of our communities, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email. Open Door is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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