Central Health

  • Advanced Practice Provider – Women’s Health

    Req No.
    CommUnityCare Health Centers
    North Central
    1210 Braker Lane
    Medical/Dental Provider
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift Days
    Shift Hours
  • Overview

    In collaboration with patients, families (as defined by the patient) and staff across all disciplines and departments is responsible for providing healthcare services in the area of clinical specialization under the supervision of or collaboration with a physician.


    • Specialized in the care of adolescent and adult women, contraception, care of obstetric patients, and care of patients with gynecologic concerns
    • Perform physical assessment of patients using observation, inspection, auscultation, palpation and percussion.
    • Treat patients following standardized protocols and clinical guidelines.
    • Refer patients to physicians for consultation when clinical exam/findings are not covered by standardized clinical protocols. 
    • Obtain and evaluate complete medical histories of patients and provide counseling and education to women on acute, chronic and preventative conditions.
    • Assist women in utilizing health resources available.
    • Plan, promote, demonstrate, recommend and coordinate high standards of medical practice.
    • Manage patient and daily care programs in the area of specialty.
    • Compile patient medical data including health history, treatment plans, results of physical examination, etc. and record in electronic medical record.
    • Prescribe medications under the delegated prescriptive authority of a physician.
    • Direct professional and ancillary healthcare staff during treatment of patients. 
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Directly effect improvements in patient well-being through accurate and timely diagnosis and delivery of relevant, high quality medical care. 
    • Ensure all tasks provided and associated with patient care, patient administrative processes and related duties comply with all regulatory and accreditation standards including The Joint Commission and CommUnityCare Standard Operating Procedures and CommUnityCare Policies and Procedures.
    • Develop and maintain favorable internal relationships, partnerships with co-workers, including clinical managers, clinical support staff, providers and business office staff.
    • Interact respectfully and collaboratively with patients and their families, striving to develop favorable relationships with families.
    • Collaborate with all members of the care team in providing patient-centered care.
    • Ensure all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent CommUnityCare in a highly professional manner at all times.
    • Uphold and ensure compliance and attention to all company policies and procedures as well as the overall mission and values of the organization.
    • Complete all mandatory training and maintain appropriate credentials/licensure.


    • High level of skill at building relationships and providing excellent customer service.
    • Interpersonal savvy and influence skills in managing difficult clients and patients.
    • High degree of knowledge and competency in advanced nursing practice.
    • Requisite skills and ability to perform certain medical tasks as assigned.
    • High level of problem solving skill to better serve patients and staff.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to utilize computers for data entry and information retrieval.
    • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and emergency situations successfully. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to implement and evaluate operational and administrative processes.
    • Experience/knowledge of Joint Commission accreditation process and requirements, as well as all federal, state and local regulations and standards associated with the delivery of care in a Federally Qualified Health Center. 
    • Demonstrated understanding and/or experience working in a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) environment.
    • Demonstrated understanding and/or experience working in an integrated delivery environment.


    MINIMUM EDUCATION:   Master’s degree from an accredited School of Nursing or Master’s degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program.


    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:  At least 2 years of direct patient care experience in women’s health and prenatal services as an advanced practice provider.


    REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE:   Unrestricted license to practice nursing in the State of Texas; current credentialing as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners (Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, or Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner) or current certification as a Physician Assistant by the Texas Medical Board; Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license.


    REQUIRED COURSES/COMPLETIONS:    Basic Life Support (BLS) - Obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Network.


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