Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Covid-19 Research Trial

West Hollywood, CA

THE POSITION:

The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant reports to the Chief Medical Officer and works under the supervision of a Physician.  This incumbent will work alongside the Research Program Manager  in a research clinical trial study for a COVID vaccine trial currently underway under operation warp speed. The incumbent will monitor the patient's medical condition, educate patients on preventative health measures, and encourage annual and semi-annual check up visits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)

  • Help provide primary care to patients
  • Perform physical exams and patient observations.
  • Record patient medical histories and symptoms.
  • Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans
  • Order, administer and analyze diagnostic tests.
  • Monitor and operate medical equipment.
  • Diagnose health issues.
  • Detect changes in a patient’s health and change treatment plans as necessary
  • Administer medicines and treatments.
  • Evaluate responses to treatments and medications.
  • Consult with healthcare professionals.
  • Train patients on managing illnesses and/or disease prevention.
  • Other duties may be assigned, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited nursing program.
  • Must have ANP Licensure in state where employed and be board certified by either ANCC or AANP.
  • Must have prescriptive authorization.
  • APN authorization in the state where employed to practice in Family Health by the Board of Nurse Examiners.
  • Must be proficient with medical instruments and equipment required by the works.
  • Knowledge of computer-based data management programs and information systems, as well as medical records and point-of-interview technology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in verbal and written form, with medical partner at various levels, patients, family members, physicians and representatives of the community.
  • Sound understanding of all federal and state regulations including HIPPA and OSHA.
  • Current Basic Life Support certification.
  • Experience in the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and chronic diseases care/ management preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of other infectious diseases and state/ federal reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of effects of psychosocial needs, trauma history, and cognitive/behavioral/motivational functioning on health-related behavior and exhibit ability to intervene appropriately and effectively.
  • Have the appropriate level of behavioral maturity and patience in handling a variety of patient types and needs.
  • Have diplomacy and tact in handling difficult and irate patients.
  • Ability to work effectively with men and transgender women of diverse races, ethnicities, ages, and sexual orientation in a multicultural environment.

COMPANY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check to include a 7-year criminal, 10-year SSN & employer history reference check 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules
  • Must take yearly flu shot or wear mask during flu season and test for tuberculosis as required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.