Family nurse practitioner provides healthcare to the full spectrum of the lifespan of patients. Provides patient care, within the scope of practice of the NP license, in the arenas of urgent care and retail care. NP services include assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of acute, episodic and chronic illness, as well as health promotion and prevention
MD supervision requirements may vary by NP experience and competency as well as clinical location – as per BH bylaws
Masters of Nursing or Doctorate of Nursing Practice, with board certification as Family Nurse Practitioner
LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION
Active Montana state RN and APRN licenses
Montana APRN prescriptive authority
Current board certification from ANCC or AANP as FNP
BLS through AHA as healthcare provider
1-2 Year of demonstrated competency in the skills and knowledge pertinent to the practice of a Family Nurse Practitioner for all patient populations in primary and/or urgent care
Urgent care or emergency room experience
95% Time Spent -
Utilization of the electronic medical record is expected, keeping accurate records and maintaining compliance with all coding and regulatory bodies. Open charts will be checked every day and sign offs done as indicated. Follow through with patient care such as calling about lab reports and radiology reports is required.
Perform lifespan health promotion and health maintenance examinations, including health promotion counseling and follow up.
Examination, assessment and evaluation of patient with acute and episodic illness including ordering and interpreting labs and diagnostics tests, prescribing medications and therapies, and referring to appropriate medical specialist or for hospital admission.
Recognition of patients that are not appropriate for the urgent care setting and appropriate triage and referral is expected.
It is expected that the family nurse practitioner will have the judgement and ability to consult with other providers within the office and to refer to appropriate providers when the situations arise that are outside the scope of practice and or individual expertise.
The family nurse practitioner will be able to work as part of a team as well as independently. They will coordinate work schedules with other providers as necessary to meet the staffing needs of the clinic.
The family Nurse practitioner will work with medical assistants and nurses to coordinate patient flow.
The family nurse practitioner will supervise / oversee shadowing of nursing, APRN and medical students; including orientation and training of all new Advanced Practice Providers.
The family nurse practitioner will participate in peer review processes.
Examination and evaluation of patients with multiple chronic conditions, including medication review and management, with recommendations to support maximum health and functional status.
Perform Pre-employment, DOT, Pre-surgical physical with risk evaluation and recommendations and Sport Physicals
Meet with patients and families to discuss the patient’s current medical condition, clarify and support goals of care, complete advanced directives, identify community resources to maximize functional status and quality of life
Meet or follow up by telephone with patients to assess response to medications or treatments, discuss labs or diagnostic test.
Coordinate care in-person, by phone, or by fax with skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, families, and caregivers.
Communicate effectively and coordinate patient care
Document patient examination, assessment, plan of care, response to interventions and follow up in the Electronic Medical Record.
Supervise/oversee shadowing students
Orientation and training of all new Advanced Practice Providers
5% Time Spent -
Perform all other duties as assigned
About Bozeman Health
Bozeman Health is an independent, locally owned and controlled integrated healthcare delivery system serving Southwest Montana, and includes Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital, Bozeman Health Big Sky Medical Center, Bozeman Health Belgrade Clinic + Urgent Care, b2 Cares (retail micro and urgent care clinics), Bozeman Health Hillcrest Senior Living, and Bozeman Health Clinical Research. As a nonprofit organization, governed by a volunteer community board of directors, Bozeman Health is the largest private employer in Gallatin County, with more than 2,000 employees, including 270 medical providers representing 50 clinical specialties. It is our privilege to deliver expert, compassionate health and wellness services across the care continuum, designed to meet the diverse healthcare needs of the communities we serve. Learn more about Bozeman Health at https://www.bozemanhealth.org