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APRN, Pediatric Specialty - Early Childhood Development Coordinator

Job Type

11990 Jackson Street, Clinton, LA, USA

Full Time

Join RKM as a Nurse Practitioner and make a difference in the community by providing primary care in an ambulatory health setting as part of a primary care team.  Since 1999, our mission is to provide open access to quality patient centered healthcare in the communities in which we live. RKM Primary Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center with 11 clinics in 5 parishes.

Job Overview: Our sites qualify for the National Health Service Corps loan repayment program (individual qualifications apply)

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Provides oversight for all Early Childhood Development (ECD) Program activities, at all RKM locations, including clinical and fiscal responsibility.

Develop and manage high functioning and competent teams with a focus on patient centered outcomes driven care

Assist in identifying and developing ECD program goals

Coordinate patient and family enrollment process into ECD program and with community resources.

Attend community outreach events (sometimes on weekends)

Increase the number of children ages 0-5 who receive recommended developmental screenings.

Increase number of children and their families assisted with accessing appropriate follow up/ referral services to ensure appropriate interventions and that documentation is complete

Track, compile and analyze clinical performance and outcome data for ECD patients

Reporting for program outcomes and progress toward goals

Assist in program dissemination as patients age out

Provide direct patient care, including assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation via ECD program and in clinic, as needed.

Build and maintain a long-term patient base in the provision of comprehensive care. One such that sustains the position and that of the Primary Care Team as well as meets the community’s expectation of access to healthcare.

Gather and document pertinent information in a timely and systematic, skillful format

Differentiate normal from abnormal variations for all body systems

Order diagnostics, monitor completion, review and interpret results, conduct follow-up

Develop individualized problem lists and related treatment plan

Provide appropriate pharmacological management in accordance with clinical practice guidelines

Perform procedures in accordance with standards of practice and clinical practice guidelines

Collaborate with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team of PCPFHF 

Order referrals for on-site services and off-site specialist, monitor completion and outcome


Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), with Pediatric specialty, licensure in good standing with the State of Louisiana (Required)

Current Basic Life Support (BLS)

Prefer a minimum of two years’ healthcare experience

Proficient with computer applications, including operations, applications and EMR

Effective verbal and written communication skills

6Organized, detail oriented, works with a high level of accuracy and good time management skills

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