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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Health
Job Title: APRN - Health Department
Salary: $54082.08 Annually


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Provides professional health care to patients based upon the ability to synthesize knowledge from the physical, social, biological and behavioral sciences. Utilizes critical thinking skills and problem solving techniques based on medical judgments.  Work is performed independently under the general direction of a written medical protocol and/or collaborative practice agreement. Maintains professional expertise and current licensure and certification.  Maintains confidentiality in all areas of client contact at all times.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Provide Quality Public Services through direct patient care and education.

  • Provide services to assigned percentage of encounters based on staffing availability.
  • Accurately enter the minimal required information on the pharmacy log as documented in charts and KIPHS as evident through monthly pharmacy audit.
  • Order tests, treatments and/or referrals appropriately per guidelines and protocols as evident through monthly peer review/audit.

Assure Quality Public Services by providing excellent customer services and accurate data documentation.

  • Complete required program data collection forms (DAISEYs) by the end of business day.
  • Review clients’ medical/health history, consent(s), vital signs, lab specimen(s) and document other pertinent information based on clients’ needs and physical assessment per program policy and protocol.
  • Provide excellent customer services by responding timely to internal/external customers’ questions or inquiries as evident through quarterly customer satisfaction survey.

Support SC and DOH strategic plans by ensure success of programs’ goals and objectives are met.

  • Support clinic program by working with team members to ensure that programs’ goals and objectives are met.
  • Timely correction of audit errors.
  • Participate in at least one QI project per year.

 

Competencies:

Accountability/Adaptability:  Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for mistakes. Complies with established control systems and rules.   Adapts well to changes in assignments and priorities; adapts behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles; approaches change positively and adjusts behaviors accordingly; focusing on being part of the solution.

Communication/Listening:  Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Keeps others informed as appropriate.  Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.  Listens attentively to others, asks clarifying questions, actively listens, is respectful and professional in dealing with others, stays open to other viewpoints, and manages distractions and interruptions.

Detail Oriented/Time Management:  Ensures information is complete and accurate; follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.   Follows process steps as outlined in standard operating procedures.  Reviews materials to ensure they are accurate, clear, and concise.  Performs follow-up to ensure quality of work product and/or actions are completed.   Shows ability to plan, schedule, direct work of self and others.  Balances task requirements and individual abilities; organizes materials to accomplish tasks; sets high standards and well-defined, realistic goals for one’s self.  Displays a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision and is motivated to achieve.

Customer Focus/Client Orientation/Conflict Resolution:  Makes customers/clients and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; makes a conscious effort to include diversity of input in all decisions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (including direct reports); acts with customers in mind and strives for continuous improvement in products and services. Gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations. Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to reduce tension and/or conflict between two or more people; able to size up situations quickly; able to identify common interests; facilitates resolution.

Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving:  Works systematically and logically to resolve problems, identify causation and anticipate unexpected results.  Manages issues by drawing on own experience and knowledge and calls on other resources as necessary.   Understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, and understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts.

 

Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:   Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Physician Assistant

License, certifications, etc…  Possess and maintain a valid, unencumbered, and unrestricted Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (for PA) or Kansas State Board of Nursing (for NP) license. Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (for PA) or National Certification Corporation, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) (for NP).   Current CPR certification.

Preferred Qualifications 

Educational Requirements:   Master’s Degree in a science- or health-related field from an accredited college or university.

Years of Experience:  One year experience in practicing as nurse practitioner or physician assistant in primary care or women’s health field.

 

Physical Requirements of Position:

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

The employee is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned to perform physical examination/observation/inspection and to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; using measurement devices.

 

Testing/Screening Requirements:

KBI background check, Motor Vehicle screen, and Pre-employment drug test

 

Equipment:

Modern office equipment

 

Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location of work:  2716 West Central, Wichita, KS  67203

The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.). However, the employee is subjected to the hazards of contact with communicable diseases and specimens containing BBPs.

 

*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

 



Vacancy Number: 20002324

Open Date: 6/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 7/25/2018 11:59:59 PM