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Job ID: 289346202  |  Last Updated: 5/4/2016

Family Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Gonzaba Medical Group
Location
San Antonio, TX
Applicant Contact
Tracy Estelle
HR Recruiter
(210) 921-3800
(210) 921-6619

Job Description

Gonzaba Medical Group (GMG), a well-established, physician owned and operated Primary Care practice seeks additional TX Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner for an outpatient position.

GMG is an innovative physician practice comprised of 35 primary care physicians and 30 mid-level providers serving six locations on the south, downtown and northwest sides of San Antonio, Texas. GMG, a complex and resourceful multispecialty medical group practice, conducts business on both a fee-for-service and capitated reimbursement healthcare model. GMG is aligned with the Accountable Care Organization healthcare model to address challenges of the future. We are recognized as a high performing medical group based on MGMA Standards, attaining NCQA recognition and JACHO Accreditation. GMG is community-minded and works diligently to treat its patients like family. GMG has a generous physician compensation model that rewards productivity, patient retention and quality. Practice analytics are utilized to measure quality, deliver value, and control expense, while delivering quality healthcare in global capitation.

GMG offers Primary Care, Urgent Care, Diagnostic Radiology, Occupational Medicine, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hematology & Oncology, Rheumatology and Endocrinology services across both Commercial and Capitated Risk contracts. Our radiology department is accredited by the American College of Radiology and Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories with industry-leading RIS/PACS (Radiology Information System/Picture Archiving and Communication System) technology. Processes are continuously improved to provide a solid infrastructure to meet the needs of future growth. Stable and profitable, GMGs future plans include expansion and introduction of new business lines. GMG seeks strategically minded and passionate A-Players with excellent healthcare business skills and a strong work ethic to join our team.
An exempt position responsible for providing primary care services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care. May specialize in a specific type of clinical care, e.g., well women.


An exempt position responsible for providing primary care services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care. May specialize in a specific type of clinical care, e.g., well women.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
1. Assesses patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews; assessing presenting illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination.
2. Orders/performs appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests. Seeks other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation of illness. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks.
3. Develops and implements treatment plan by prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws. Handles minor lacerations. Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health promotion/illness prevention. Recommends appropriate community resources to meet patient/family needs. Communicates appropriate case management information to other professionals and community agencies. Prepares documentation for medical records including updating patient medical chart by posting examination and test results, diagnosis, medications, and treatment in written/computerized manner.
4. Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies, and procedures. Acts as consultant/collaborator to clinical team on area of specialty. Complies with patient confidentiality requirements. Promotes patient advocacy.
5. Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patient. Provides monitoring and continuity of care between visits according to treatment plan including triaging patient calls/e-mails.

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