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FNP Fellow

West Warwick, RI 02893, USA Req #998
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Thundermist's Mission - To improve the health of our patients and communities by delivering exceptional health care, removing barriers to that care, and advancing healthy lifestyles.


Please note, effective September 1,2021, all Thundermist employees are required to have an initial dose of vaccine to prevent Covid-19.  Effective October 1, 2021, all employees of RI licensed health care facilities must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.  Employees may be deemed exempt from this requirement based on documentation from their health care provider.

General Responsibilities:

The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner fellow is responsible for providing primary medical care, within the limits of the training of a nurse practitioner, to assigned patients while under clinically precepted supervision. The directed course for the first program year includes the fellow incrementally developing and maintaining primary care panel of patients with the goal of independently managing this panel by the conclusion of the first fellowship year. The nurse practitioner fellow is a fully licensed, autonomous provider executing professional clinical judgment in the care of Thundermist patients, according to the guidelines, policies and procedures set forth by Thundermist Health Center and the fellowship program.

 

Required Qualifications:

1.             Successful completion of MSN or DNP program

2.             RI RN, APRN AND CSR Licensure

3.             ANCC OR AANP Board Certification in the specialty of practice (Family Medicine and Adult Geriatric)

4.             Current and Active DEA

5.             Current and Active BLS

6.             Ongoing CEU to update skills/therapies

 

Primary Contacts:

External:

Frequency:

  1. Thundermist and Area Providers

Daily

  1. Other faculty (Specialty rotation preceptors)

As Required

 

 

Internal:

Frequency:

  1. Patients

Daily

  1. Medical Staff

Daily

  1. Social Services (CHT, HEZ, THAT)

Daily

  1. Administrative Staff

Daily

 

Physical Effort/Environment:

Moderate physical activity:  walking, standing, and stooping.  Potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens, respiratory disease, and other infectious diseases, and other biohazards material requiring universal standard precautions for medical practitioners.  Manual dexterity needed for certain medical procedures.  Clinical environment in ambulatory based settings and home-based care.

 

Work Schedule Demands:

3 Precepted Clinic Days

1 Specialty Rotation Day

1 Didactic, ECHO, QI and Team Debrief Day

 

 

Communication Skills:

Exceptional oral and written skills needed.  Proficient in all applicable medical

terminology. Bilingual capacity is a plus.  Good interpersonal skills are needed.

 

Confidentiality of Information:

Access all medical records and select clinical quality data

 

Significant Job Functions:

Clinical:

1.    Patient care – history, physical exam, anticipatory education/guidance in family medicine, management of acute and chronic illness

2.    Participating in On-Call on a rotating basis

3.    Maintenance of complete/accurate patient records

4.    Accountable for patient care provided

5.    Suboxone Waiver Training, Certification and Practice

 

Administrative:

1.    Participation in initial  4 to 6 week orientation period

2.    Participation in weekly fellowship debriefs

3.    Participation in weekly Didactic sessions

4.    Participation in bi-weekly QI sessions and other meeting times as needed

5.    Participation in bi-weekly ECHO sessions

6.    Participation in intermittent departmental and team meetings

7.    Completion of weekly Reflective Journal

8.    Peer chart review on rotating basis

9.    Duties specific to each fellowship year

Thundermist is dedicated to the goal of building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce committed to caring for patients in a manner that is respectful of cultural difference. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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