Nurse Practitioner – South Philly, DelCo PA

Responsible for working collaboratively with physicians and other health care professionals to provide primary health care to acute and chronic stable patients. Obtains histories, performs physical examinations, diagnoses, treats and monitors chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure, orders and interprets diagnostic studies, prescribes and selects medications, immunizations and other treatments. Consults with attending physician if necessary. Educates and counsels patients to promote positive health behaviors and disease prevention.

Essential Functions

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate Tandigm Health’s commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer;
  • Performs and completes routine physical and follow-up exams;
  • Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic medical problems;
  • Orders diagnostic tests, x-rays, therapeutic injections and immunizations as determined by the symptoms or illness of the patient;
  • Obtains special training and certification to be able to perform suturing, implanting of family planning devices and other medical procedures including laceration repair, abscess L&D, biopsies, skin lesion treatments, etc.;
  • Keeps currently dictated or written medical records on and records all pertinent information regarding patient history, physical diagnoses and treatments accurately;
  • Orders medications & provides health information to patients;
  • Refers patients to specialists in accordance with Tandigm Health’s referral policy when deemed necessary;
  • Acts as a resource person and presents lectures on specific medical expertise within the community. Mentors NP students;
  • Uses, protects, and discloses Tandigm patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards; and
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.
  • Must have license to drive in the state of Pennsylvania; must be able to travel locally within the South Philadelphia, PA territory.

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree from a four-year college and/or a professional certification beyond a four-year college; and
  • Current Pennsylvania RN and NP licenses;
  • Certificate of completion from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program;
  • At least 1-year experience practicing as a Nurse Practitioner & extensive clinical training in a health care specialty.
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