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We are currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work at our 400 Broadway location and Jackson Heights location.
Position Summary: The Nurse Practitioner will provide comprehensive care to families as well as engage in health promotion activities. They will provide care to a panel of adult patients on a continuing basis including but not limited to; Evaluation and management of acute and chronic medical conditions; Initial assessment and management of mental health conditions e.g. depression and anxiety disorders; Ordering and analyzing necessary diagnostic tests using high value care principles and EBM to inform clinical decision-making; Prescribing appropriate treatment and/or medication in an evidence-based manner and within the scope of licensure; Advising patients on treatment recommendations, lifestyle modifications, and age-appropriate preventive screenings; Referring patients for consultant services when necessary.
Qualifications: Qualified applicants must be certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner; A master’s degree is required. Successful completion of an accredited nurse practitioner program is required; The NP will have a current and valid NYS license, DEA certificate, BLS, and Infection control certificate; AAHIVM certification and/or LGBT health certification is a plus.
About Apicha Community Health Center
Our mission at Apicha Community Health Center is to improve the health of our community and to increase access to comprehensive primary care, preventative health services, mental health, and supportive services. We are committed to excellence and to providing culturally competent services that enhance the quality of life. We advocate for and provide a welcoming environment for underserved and vulnerable people, especially Asians and Pacific Islanders, the LGBT Community and individuals living with and effected by HIV/AIDS.