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September
18
2017
Position: Nurse Practitioner
Organization: Hennepin County
Description: NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center is seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner to provide a full-spectrum of ambulatory family medicine in a community clinic setting. Our practice is a diverse, urban, community health center whose mission is "Partnering to create a healthier community." Our main campus is located in North Minneapolis. NorthPoint also supports off site and school based clinics. Work hours for this position will be part-time, benefit earning, Monday through Friday. Occasional coverage for evening or Saturday clinic hours may be requested. NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center sets a standard of excellence in providing culturally responsive, integrated, holistic primary health and social services that strengthens our community and the lives of the people we serve. Hennepin County offers an impressive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, 11 paid holidays per year in addition to paid time off, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a defined benefit pension plan (PERA), retirement savings programs, trade time for fitness, and many more. The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include: "Obtain health history, perform physical examination and conduct preventive screening. "Evaluate, diagnose and treat acute and chronic illness and disease. "Provide preventive services for patients of all ages. "Make appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies. "Participate in NorthPoint's quality management program. "Utilize electronic health records. "Design, implement, and evaluate programs of care based on the needs of our population. "Triage those who require physician supervision; work as part of the care team. "Partner with patients and families to optimize their health and wellness.
Required Qualifications: "A master's degree or higher in nursing from an accredited program. "Two or more years of full-time experience as a family nurse practitioner in a community health clinic or family practice environment. "Licensure as a registered nurse by the state of Minnesota. "Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner or an approved equivalent as provided under M.S. 148/284. "Knowledge of adolescent health and school based clinics. "Fluency in Spanish or Hmong, or experience working with interpreters preferred. "The ability to respect, appreciate and promote teamwork among diverse co-workers and patients in regard to race, age, gender, disability, values and lifestyle perspectives or interests. Applications will be forwarded to the hiring supervisor on a regular basis. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Position will remain open until filled. Final candidates will be required to pass a drug test and background check. Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
Additional Desired Qualifications or Experience: Not Available
Special Application Instructions: Apply online at http://www.hennepin.us/jobs
Position Status: Part Time
Job Closing Date: 12/14/2017
For more information: HR Service Center
Phone: 612-348-7855
Email: HR.Recruiter@hennepin.us
Website: http://www.hennepin.us/jobs