Responsibility for clinic management and clinical care in the RAHS School based health centers; acts as an Advanced Practice Professional providing primary care. This includes taking patient histories, performing physical examinations, diagnosing and treatment for health concerns in addition to providing and promoting preventative health interventions. Provides oversight for professional services at 1 school based health center campus. Operates with considerable independence and works under general supervision of the RAHS Clinical Manager. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the health care of school aged students up until the age of 21 at the RAHS school based health center. Provide clinical leadership and expertise in the delivery of patient care, health education, and health promotion for the defined patient populations. An ideal candidate would be organized, enjoy working as part of an interdisciplinary team, have the ability to lead and motivate health center staff, provide evidenced-based interventions and have a passion for working with child and adolescent populations.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Patient Care/ Health Promotion and Prevention
Assess, diagnose and treat health problems for defined patient population.
Health assessments including taking patient histories, performing physical examinations, ordering and interpreting tests, diagnosing and treatment plan and interventions, and recommending appropriate referrals.
Assess and formulates plan of care related to preventative, acute, and chronic needs identified by the patient and health care team in a manner that provides continuity of care. This includes coordinating care with patients’ primary care physicians (PCP) when identified and identification of an available PCP when one is not currently designated.
Document patient care and progress and maintain complete and detailed electronic patient records (EHR). Ensure tracking for quality indicators are accurate in EHR.
Provide case management services in collaboration with the RAHS Care Coordinator. Working with patients and their family members to identify tangible resource needs and provide assistance and referrals.
Perform vision screenings; refer clients to optometry and coordinate Kellogg Vision services for students with School Administration and Care Coordinator.
Collaborate with Care Coordinator to identify and plan preventative and restorative services with mobile dentist partners.
Work directly with Care Coordinator and health center staff to address Gaps in Care list for enrolled clients.
Provide health education on sexual health, chronic disease management and general wellness.
Assists with the development and delivery of preventive and health promotion programs for students, families, and the community.
Recruit, plan and lead or co-lead Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Meetings.
Coordinate and plan YAC activities and field trips such as Annual Advocacy trips to Lansing.
Supervision of Medical Assistant Specialist including interviewing, hiring/firing, training, planning and directing their work, determining productivity and efficiency, handling complaints and medical assistant specialist discipline, coaching and development.
Perform annual review of Medical Assistant Specialist.
Oversight of professional students or volunteers.
Participate as requested in staff team interviews.
Understand and operationalize school based health programming, grant funding, requirements, evaluation and reporting.
Ensure clinical and operational policies, procedures, guidelines and standards are being followed in collaboration with other members of the health center team.
Assist in the grant process including needs assessment, proposal and budget development, Institutional Review Board applications, evaluation measures and reporting.
Monitor spending to ensure appropriate supply ordering, purchases and expenditures are within the sites operational budget.
Oversee program evaluation and continuous quality improvement. This includes the development of outcome indicators, the use of appropriate tools for measuring those outcomes, the reporting and evaluation of outcome data, and making changes based on that data.
Lead and oversee problem solving around operational issues.
Monitor productivity, establish priorities, and recommend needed resources.
Annual review Risk Disparity Reports for adolescents and plan with health center teams steps to address gender, age, racial and insurance status disparities. Identify resources, partner organizations and departments, and/or grants to assist in meeting the unmet health needs of specified populations.
Disseminate and review health center patient satisfaction surveys and coordinate annual staff review and action plans preparation.
Serve as the site lead for the Vaccine for Children Immunization program.
Ensure compliance with TJC standards, and participate in biannual site self-surveys.
Act and respond to site-specific operational emergencies, such as power failure, school closures, etc.
School and Community Relationship Development
Develop and foster relationships within the school, ensuring that the SBHC is an integral part of the school culture and climate.
Meet bi-monthly with school administration staff to coordinate services.
Participates in and establishes linkages throughout the respective health systems, local school system, community groups, human services groups, and related professional organizations via daily interactions, committee involvement and other appropriate means as workload allows.
Participate, recruit members, plan and present health center updates at Community Advisory Council Meetings.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as a preceptor for graduate nursing and nurse practitioner students.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Administrative supervision is exercised over the school-based health center staff including the medical assistant specialist and other assigned staff who volunteer or assist with health center operations. Functional supervision is exercised over school-based health center site staff including social worker and registered dietitian.
General supervision is received from RAHS Clinical Manager other program leadership including RAHS Director and Director of Community Health Services at Michigan Medicine.
Functional supervision for the delivery of patient care is received from the center’s medical director or designated physician lead.
Nursing Specific Info
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.
This NP position does not fall under the contract for UMPNC bargaining unit.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Nurse Recruitment and Retention: 734-936-5183.
- Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner specialty certification in the State of Michigan.
- Current specialty certification to practice as an Primary Care Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner
- Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
- Certification as a Nurse Practitioner recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).
- Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to provide nursing care to patients and families, communicate complex concepts to all levels of personnel and collaborate effectively with other health care team members. Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and appropriately in written and verbal forms.
- Advanced analytical skills to assist in developing and implementing patient care systems, policies and procedures, evaluate outcome of care and develop educational programs.
- Ability to focus and attend to detail when evaluating patient care provided, analyzing program outcome measures and proposing efficient and effective methods of patient care.
* Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.
* Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
** Under Michigan Law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of employment or transfer for this position.
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
- Minimum of three (3) years Advanced Practice Nursing experience with at risk adolescent populations desired.
- Minimum of three (3) years management experience in an ambulatory care setting desired.
- Previous experience supervising staff preferred.
Hours/Shift: 40 hours/week, day shift
Location: Southwestern Classical Academy, Flint Michigan
This position has a dual function as the Health Center supervisor and the primary clinician for the health center.
This position is grant-funded.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
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