Employment

Thank you for your interest in joining the Health Brigade team. Health Brigade offers competitive salaries and benefits as well as the opportunity to effect positive change in our community every day.

To be considered for any advertised position, applicants must submit at minimum a résumé and cover letter. If additional items are required, they will be specified in the job posting. Be sure to indicate in your cover letter the specific position for which you are applying.

HEALTH BRIGADE IS PROUD TO BE AN INCLUSIVE ORGANIZATION

Health Brigade does not discriminate in hiring practices, services or policy with regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

 

Nurse Practitioner Opening (part time) 20 hours

Health Brigade, formerly Fan Free Clinic, is seeking a part-time Nurse Practitioner to provide adult primary care services in our medical clinic. As the oldest charitable clinic in Virginia, Health Brigade remains a progressive, welcoming and safe integrated health home for patients from all walks of life. If you are seeking a collaborative, flexible and meaningful work environment, this position is for you. Ideal candidate will have a BSN and current RN Licensure in Virginia; Minimum 2 years of clinical nursing experience as an RN required; minimum 1-year Nurse Practitioner experience; Master’s Degree in Advanced Clinical Practice or graduate of a post-masters accredited program for nurse practitioners, with NP licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Salary is commensurate with experience. All interested candidates should email resume including list of references to klegato@healthbrigade.org. No calls please.

Deadline: July 17, 2018.

 

Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

Provide direct clinical services to patients in alignment with the mission and values of Health Brigade. The Nurse Practitioner is part of an integrated care team providing access to evidence based care, patient/family education and self-management support. The NP works under the direction of the Medical Director.

Employment Qualifications

  • BSN and current RN Licensure in Virginia
  • Minimum 2 years of clinical nursing experience as an RN required; minimum 1-year Nurse Practitioner experience strongly preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Advanced Clinical Practice or graduate of a post- masters accredited program for nurse practitioners, with NP licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Prescriptive authority when required
  • Strong collaboration skills with teams and across disciplines to provide quality care
  • Effective verbal, written, and electronic communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience using electronic medical records
  • Outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Initiative, creativity, problem-solving ability, adaptability, and flexibility

Working Conditions

·       Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment

·       Moderate physical activity

·       Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day

·       Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions

·       May reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials

·       Required to exercise universal precautions and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Equipment Used

·       Telephone

·       Computer

·       Printers/Copiers

·       Lab Equipment

·       Medical Exam Equipment

Job Responsibilities

·       Provide primary medical services to diverse patients in a safety net clinic environment, including but not limited to; preventive health care, well woman and transgender care, and management of chronic conditions, prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care

·       Follow all standing orders set forth by the Medical Director

·       Using electronic medical records, collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and professional consultations and provide direct patient care

·       Discuss risk behaviors with clients and harm reduction methodologies

·       Identify primary care needs and initiate referral process to be completed and perform appropriate follow-up with patients for successive visits; assume responsibility for developing therapeutic relationships with patients

·       Collaborate with behavioral/mental health, medical social work and other disciplines in providing integrated care

·       Maintain current fund of knowledge with continuing education, including   transgender health, communicable diseases, and trauma-informed care

·       Assist in training new personnel and in teaching students

·       Support and work collaboratively with volunteer providers and multidisciplinary team members

·       Other duties as assigned