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Womens Health Nurse Practitioner

Company: Clinica Sierra Vista
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Position Summary : The Women---s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) is responsible for providing women---s health services for the patients of Clinica Sierra Vista, this includes, but is not limited to; the health, education and preventative care along with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with a focus on reproductive, obstetric, and gynecological health. Essential Functions: Evaluate Patients for medication utilization or other therapeutic or preventative measures. Provide women---s health services in clinic setting consisting of CSV patients and the general public. Counseling patients with respect to the meaning of health problems, the usefulness and rationales of laboratory and X-ray tests and the essentiality of preventative and therapeutic steps. Suggest and help to implement referrals when indicated. Carry out certain therapeutic and preventive maneuvers including placement of I.U.D.---S, and any other activities done in collaboration with Clinica---s physicians per privileges granted. Participates in clinical activities in all clinic sites on a scheduled basis, in the same fashion as do physicians. Provide well woman exams, evaluation and treatment of common infections, contraceptive care, PAP smears, HPV screening, and urinary tract infections. Participates in clinical consultations with associates and continuing education both within the institution and extramurally. Performs other work-related duties as assigned. Other Responsibilities: On a scheduled temporary basis may be required to wok at any satellite clinic. Education, Experience and Skills Required: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program. One (1) year of OB/GYN experience setting or family planning experience is preferred. Board-Certification in Women---s Healthcare preferred. Clinica Sierra Vista will support the progression and achievement of certification if needed. Qualified to practice by certification in the State of California. Must adhere to Clinica Sierra Vista---s employee health/immunization requirements or provide a valid exemption request for subsequent approval. Physical Requirements : Bending/Twisting 5% Stooping 3% Walking 60% Sitting 15% Push/Pulling N/A Reaching Overhead 1% Driving 2% Standing 12% Kneeling/Crawling N/A Repetitive Motion 2% (keyboard) Must be able to lift up to 25lbs Clinica Sierra Vista values human rights, goodwill, respect, inclusivity, equality, and recognizes that the organization derives its strength from a rich diversity of thoughts, ideas, and contributions. As leaders in healthcare industry, we aspire to be an employer of choice by promoting an organizational culture that reflects these core values. We seek to attract, develop, and retain a talented and dedicated workforce where people of diverse races, genders, religions, cultures, political affiliations and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers our employees to provide the highest level of service to our community of residents and businesses; they---re counting on us. Clinica Sierra Vista is an equal opportunity employer and strives to attract qualified applicants from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create an environment that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our workforce. We welcome you to join our team

Keywords: Clinica Sierra Vista, San Luis Obispo , Womens Health Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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