Maxim is currently looking for Nurse Practitioners for our client, The Fort Bliss Army Base in El Paso, TX. Please review the full job description below.
NURSE PRACTITIONER---EL PASO, TX
Nurse Practitioner Qualifications:
Be a Registered Nurse who has graduated with a master s degree as a Nurse Practitioner in a given specialty from an accredited school of nursing, and who has passed the national certification examination by the American Nurses Certification Corporation of the recognized national nursing certification for his/her particular specialty.
Possess a current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration certificate and a National Provider Identifier (NPI).
Possess a current and unrestricted license to practice as a nurse practitioner from any of the fifty United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the US Virgin Islands.
Possess a minimum of one year of experience within the last two years working as a full-time NP.
Have and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. The American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers is the only program accepted. BLS recertification shall be maintained in a current status at all times while the HCP is performing services under this contract.
Demobilization---The process begins with a series of briefings which include administrative, medical and entitlement briefs. Currently, a post deployment health assessment form is completed by the service member prior to leaving theater. The completed form is reviewed with the individual by the HCP/CP who notes any changes. MEDPROS is checked and the HCP annotates any changes onto the form. The individual then proceeds thru the following stations: Laboratory, Immunizations, Vision screening and Audiology. When all stations are complete, the individual is seen by a physician/PA/NP who reviews the form and discusses any health concerns that the individual may have. If health issues are identified, a consult is placed and the individual is seen by a Case Manager who opens a file and schedules an appointment with the appropriate clinic.
Other CRC Services. Other services conducted by the contractor may include but are not limited to Post Deployment Health Reassessments, Periodic Health Assessments, Welcome Center Soldier Assessments, and Active Component Readiness Assessments.
All Contractor employees will use personal protective clothing and/or equipment provided by the Government when directed or as necessary for infection control purposes. The special protective clothing and/or equipment are removed when leaving the service member care area.
Specific Tasks Physicians, Physician Assistant (PA), Nurse Practitioner (NP). (Note: PA and NPs are not independent practitioners and will be under supervision at all times by a licensed physician.)
Perform all procedures commonly performed by medical practitioners in their specific specialty and level of licensing and for which privileges have been granted. These shall be essentially the same duties as those required of any Medical Corps Officer or Government civil service provider of similar experience and in similar duty assignments. Duties shall consist of, but are not limited to, the following.
Provide medical examination, care, and treatment to service members. Review medical histories and progress of service members. Examine service members, make diagnosis of disease, disaster, or injury, and treat service member or prescribe a course of treatment. Abide by all facility rules, regulations, and policies.
Initiate requests for tests, x-rays, and admissions to the medical treatment facility, as appropriate.
Follow-up on abnormal reports. Abnormal x-ray and lab reports received on service members seen by HCP shall be reviewed by the HCP at the time these reports are available for review. Each report shall be reviewed within one week of its receipt.
Prescribe medications, as appropriate, in accordance with the privileges and CRC rules and regulations.
Seek advice of consultants when appropriate.
Facilitate service member access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other HCPs in accordance with CRC policies and regulations.
Prepare and document appropriate history physical examinations, and diagnosis. Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with applicable directives and prepare such records and reports as may be required. Ensure all documentation and reports are legible and complete.
Utilize paraprofessional staff as appropriate
Respond to cardiopulmonary arrest as appropriate
Advise the Medical Commander of the CRC clinic where contracted services are being provided of any problems encountered or anticipated in connection with meeting the needs of service members treated. Continuing problems of any nature shall be reported by the Contractor in writing to the COR.
Attend and participate in service member care reports, service member care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of contract services as determined by the COR or Department Chief.
Adhere to the Center for Disease Control guidelines concerning universal precautions and the CRC Infection Control Program at all times while providing services under this contract.
Perform all duties in such a manner that they meet all Joint Commission standards.
Indicate responsibility for the contents and accuracy of all prepared reports/forms by signing all such documents/records.
Complete each outpatient encounter in AHLTA at the end of each day or within 72 hours and appropriately close the record.
Hours of Performance
Routine operational hours are 0700 to 1800, but can vary as dictated by the mission to medically screen all soldiers scheduled to complete CRC processing on that day or as directed by the medical facility. Although shifts are generally 40 hours per week, the possibility exists for longer shifts, evening shifts, and weekend shifts services. This includes a 60-minute lunch break, which is not paid by the Government. The Government will only pay for actual hours worked. Hours worked do not include travel time to reach the military treatment facility (MTF).
To apply directly and receive a quick response:
Please contact Chris May (410) ###-#### or email your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resum ].
Maxim Government Services (MGS), a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., is a leading provider of physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and specialty care personnel to Federal, State and Local Government clients nationwide. Operating under Federal Supply Schedule #V797D-30238, MGS delivers healthcare staffing services to the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and other Federal Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs). We have gained the trust of our clients and established recognition by placing emphasis on recruiting experienced professionals and offering a comprehensive level of customer service.