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Job Information Job #1297: Healthcare in Lancaster, California

Job #1297: Healthcare

Job Code:#1297

Title:NP - Nurse Practitioner

Job Type:Contract To Hire

Job Location:Lancaster CA

Job Description:

ABOUT US Global Service Resources, Inc., a leading Healthcare staffing company has an opening for Nurse Practitioner at our local government client location. JOB DESCRIPTION To assist in exercise of its duty to provide and manage medical healthcare services to the patient/youth of the State of California, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners shall provide high quality services consistent with established and commonly accepted standards and principles of medical practice. Nothing in the Agreement shall supersede the common law rules for the interpretation of established and commonly accepted standards and principles of medical practice. Adhere to the medical staff by-laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and comply with universal infection control precautions. Organize, provide, and maintain necessary healthcare services consistent with policies and procedures. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners shall agree that, as required by law, excluding emergency and primary care services, prior authorization must be obtained in writing from the Institution/Facility CEO/CME or designee, in accordance with Utilization Management Plan. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners shall complete and return all forms regarding treatment of patient/youth. Authorization must be documented in the patient's/youth's medical record in all cases of essential services before considering any non-emergency specialty treatment, or any consultations by specialty Physicians, Physician Assistants, and/or Nurse Practitioners or diagnostic procedures not specifically stated in a prior authorization form. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners shall not perform on or administer to any patient/youth any experimental or investigational treatment, therapy, procedure or drug. Such treatment, unless it is otherwise permissible under law, is prohibited underPenal Code, Section 3502, and thus must have prior authorization by the Institution/Facility. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners shall agree to perform or administer only those medical services which are recognized as being in accord with generally accepted professional medical standards, or as being safe and effective for use in the treatment of an illness, injury or condition at issue, subject to the limitations described in this Agreement. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners shall agree that no healthcare service or treatment shall be provided for those conditions specifically listed inCalifornia Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 15, Division 3, Chapter 1, Subchapter 4, Article 8, Section 3350.1. Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners, may request individual case exceptions for excluded or limited healthcare service or treatment by seeking prior approval of the Institution/Facility. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners shall agree that any excluded healthcare service or treatment needed for pre-existing conditions shall be provided only in the event that the condition has become aggravated in such a manner that it poses a significant threat to the patient's/youth's current health and if not treated would result in morbidity and/or mortality. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners shall acknowledge that the appeal must be recognized as medically necessary. Perform clinical reviews to determine the quality of clinical care delivered. This includes clinical reviews of index cases (deaths, adverse outcomes etc.) for the purposes of determining clinical quality. As part of the clinical review process, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners can also be required to participate in Professional Practice Committee activities and may be called as witnesses in Professional Practice activities. The process of clinical reviews may include the examination of written health records, discussion with Physicians, Physician Assistants, and/or Nurse Practitioners and supervisors and direct patient/youth examinations. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners who perform clinical reviews are required to be skilled in the preparation of written clinical review documents. JOB REQUIREMENTS Two (2) years of experience in primary care (adult) as a Nurse Practitioner and within the last three (3) years rendering direct patient care in public or private institution/facility. Clinical competencies must be current and validated for the area in which Nurse Practitioner will be assigned. Possess and maintain while performing services a current and valid license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of California including adherence to all laws and regulations governing the practice of Physician Assistant in California. In addition, complete thirty (30) hours of continuing education every two years Courses must be taken through a continuing education provider recognized by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). Patient/Youth healthcare is of paramount importance. Accuracy in communications is critical to ensure timely, correct care is provided. Must be able to speak, understand oral and written communication and write effectively in the English language. BENEFITS At Global Service Resources Healthcare, we concentrate on building careers and we offer attractive compensation packages. Medical Insurance Vision Insurance Prescription Drug Card Coverage Paid Private Housing or Housing Stipend Paid Travel Allowance Mileage Reimbursement 401(K) savings plan with employer match (soon to come) Hours Bonus Referral Bonus Program Free Direct Deposit Paid Professional Liability insurance Paid training Continuing Education assistance *Benefits available according to company policy. References will be requested if called for an interview.Since the job needs to be filled immediately please email your resume as soon as possible.We will contact you on receipt!Thank you,Global Service Resources, Inc. Keywords: NP, Nurse Practitioner, clinical review, therapy, procedure, medical standards, illness, investigational treatment, patient, youth