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Nurse Practitioner (NP) DRHA​/MHA Provider

Job in Japan
Full Time, Part Time, Contract position
Listed on 2019-11-26
Job specializations:
  • Nursing
    Nurse Practitioner, RN Nurse, Urgent Care Nurse
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Nursing
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Physician/Nurse Practitioner (NP)/Physician Assistant (PA)
Place of Performance: Misawa Air Base, Japan

General Description:
Physician/Nurse Practitioner (NP)/Physician Assistant (PA), supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated.

Specific Tasks:
• Perform Deployment Related Health Assessments (DRHA), annual Periodic Health Assessments (PHA), and annual Mental Health Assessments (MHA) services that comply with applicable Department of Defense and Air Force policy and guidance, to include required standards of care and clinical practice guidelines.
• Treat patients with common acute conditions, illnesses, or minor trauma within accepted protocols, Nurse Practice Acts, and/or in collaboration with a physician.
• Collaborate with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses.
• Order diagnostic tests as applicable.
• Prescribe and dispense medications as delineated by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
• Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
• Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to care, quality and cost effectiveness.
• Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.
• Assesses patients.
• Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues.
• Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity in accordance with requirements.
• Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and react quickly in emergency situations.
• Completes orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with (IAW) unit guidelines.
• Participates in the orientation of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.
• Serves and participates in committees, functions and other meetings as directed. Provides relevant and timely information to these groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement. Participates in customer service initiatives, and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services.
• Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.
• Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
• Patient Care. Flight and Operational Medicine Clinic (FOMC) and Base Operational Medicine Clinic (BOMC).
• Prepare all medical documentation to meet or exceed the standards required.
Position Requirements
Masters,   1 to 2 Years work experience
Education:
• Graduate of a Master’s level degree program recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
• Maintenance of Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is mandatory.

Experience:
• Minimum of one (1) year experience in an outpatient clinical setting within the last five (5) years.

Licensure:
• Possess and maintain an active (characterized by present activity, participation, practice, or use); current (not revoked, suspended, or lapsed); valid (the issuing authority accepts and considers professional performance and conduct in determining continued licensure); and unrestricted (not subject to state imposed stipulations or restriction pertaining to the scope, location, or type of practice ordinarily granted to all other applicants for similar licensure in the granting jurisdiction) license from a U.S. jurisdiction as a licensed Physician, Nurse Practitioner (NP), or  Physician Assistant (PA).  

Knowledge:
• Must a have working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and ability to become proficient in the use of the following computer systems:  Composite Health Care Systems (CHCS) – Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA), Aeromedical Services Information Management System (ASIMS), Individual Medical Readiness (PIMR), and the new military electronic health care system when it becomes available.
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Contact Information
Contact Name: Entourage Consulting K.k.
Contact Phone: 2108804802
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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