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Position:  Family Nurse Practitioner
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Job Id:  218
# of Openings:  1

Family Nurse Practitioner
The Family Nurse Practitioner position is located in Milwaukee, WI. This position can be Full-Time or Part-Time. 
 
JOB SUMMARY
 
Provide primary medical care and treatment to the clinic's patients under the direct supervision of a licensed physician. Delivers care appropriate for an out-patient, primary care community health center with a multicultural patient population. Elicits detailed patient histories and conducts complete physician examinations. Reaches diagnosis independently and in consultation with the Family Practice Physician, as well as other staff providers, when appropriate. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
1. Obtain appropriate medical history and pertinent information for patient's health problem(s).
2. Conduct complete physical exam.
3. Perform appropriate diagnostic procedures, including but not limited to audiometry, fungal skin scrapings, EKG's with interpretation, PAP smears, cultures (eye, skin, wound, urethral and cervical), anal scope.
4. Order appropriate laboratory work, x-rays, referrals and diagnostic studies.
5. Consult with and/or refer to appropriate physician for follow-up or further evaluation.
6. Conduct appropriate treatment plan, including prescribing medication and therapeutics, according to clinic's formulary and/or physician's orders.
7. Provide patients with information relating to health and educate the patient in the use of therapeutics and treatment regimes.
8. Contributes to clinic’s health care plan and provider staff meetings.
9. Coordinates and contributes to community educational workshops or programs.
10. Assists/backs up Physicians with walk-in patients and acute care problems.
11. Triages patient inquiries and telephone calls appropriately.
12. Perform other job-related duties, as may be assigned.
 
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 

Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program. Currently licensed in the State of Wisconsin with a minimum of one year of Nurse Practitioner experience in a Family Medicine setting. Three to five years of general experience in a clinic or hospital setting, with previous experience in a family medicine setting is preferred.

 

The Advanced Practice Provider must have the patience and tact to deal with the patient population and ability to work effectively in the primary care environment. Scheduling flexibility is also required to be able to rotate hours and shifts, if needed, and to be called during emergency situations to provide coverage.

 
 

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