Light Of Life Rescue Mission
  • 20-Nov-2018 to 19-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Part Time

Since 1952, Light of Life Rescue Mission has been a safe refuge for homeless and hurting people in the Pittsburgh area.  The organization is currently seeking a part-time Nurse Practitioner.  The Nurse Practitioner will assist in caring for the overall health of men and women affected by chronic homelessness, substance-use disorders, and sometimes with co-occurring mental health and substance-use disorders, in a healing, grace-based environment which facilitates a healthy, addiction-free lifestyle in a loving community of clients and guests. This position will provide medical care and on-going connection to relevant urgent, primary and specialty health services.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Performing physical examinations and screenings of patients
    • Ordering and administering tests, including blood work and reviewing and interpreting test results
    • Diagnosing health problems
    • Administering medications
    • Recommending further treatment options or future appointments if needed and providing referrals to other practitioners when necessary; consulting with other healthcare professionals as needed
    • Ensuring patient records are kept up-to-date including test results, immunizations, condition changes, etc.

The Nurse Practitioner will use health education as a platform to enhance the recovery experience for the clients, have strong interpersonal communication skills, and be able to operate as part of a team. In addition to having a strong knowledge base of HIPAA and OSHA, the NP must be familiar with the EHR medical charting system.  Prescriptive authorization and disease prevention knowledge required.

Master's degree in Nursing with 5+ years' nursing experience required.  Must have valid nurse practitioner license.

Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter with their resume.

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