Student Experience - Saint Catherine University - #99592

Matrix Medical Network

Date: 04/19/2022 09:30 AM

City: St. Paul, Minnesota

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day


Position Summary

The Student Nurse Practitioner (SNP), as part of the Clinical Operations Team, observes and demonstrates learning of clinical assessment and gap closure care for patients or health plan members in their homes and in facilities. All of the SNP activities are undertaken via oversight and guidance by the Nurse Practitioner (NP) Preceptor. The NP Preceptor will integrate clinical education and supervision to socialize the SNP in the role of the Matrix NP.

Will demonstrate the following learning goals:

  • Adult/geriatric assessment, medical history, physical exam, medication reconciliation, diagnosis, and health education
  • Patient education, communication to the PCP, follow-up facilitated with the PCP, and case management referrals may also be part of any assessment
  • Clear documentation according to Matrix guidelines and protocols
  • Matrix standards for quality, customer service, and teamwork through NP Preceptor guidance


Position Responsibilities

Observes and demonstrates the following:

  • Develop and share clinical learning needs and objectives with NP Preceptor and discuss strategy to meet them
  • Observe comprehensive health risk assessments on members assigned to NP Preceptor in member homes or facilities
  • Collaborate with physicians, case managers, social workers, family members, key caregivers and any appropriate ancillary medical personnel as appropriate
  • Identify quality improvement activities through assessing and planning health care individualized to the member and consistent with policies and protocols
  • Review and interpret the medical and social history of members
  • Observe and identify appropriate screening procedures for members
  • Interpret laboratory data, recommend appropriate follow-up, reconcile medications
  • Adhere to Matrix dress code and professional behavior guidelines
  • Adhere to all applicable laws, regulations and Matrix policies and procedures. Participate in all mandatory compliance and other training programs. Attend all scheduled member visits on time and prepared or notify NP Preceptor as soon as possible if unable to attend

Position Requirements

  • As a clinical organization, we support vaccinations because we care about the health and safety of our colleagues and those we serve. Moreover, our clients are increasingly expecting us to be vaccinated due to the vulnerability of those we serve. As such, Matrix Medical Network requires team members are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and influenza for this position.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Matriculated in accredited Master’s Degree or Doctorate of Nursing program with an emphasis in family, adult, or geriatrics

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • Current RN license in state of practice
  • Current CPR certification

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Maintain positive control of all PHI information
  • Demonstrate tablet skills, including use of email and Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills
  • Demonstrate effective verbal communication skills, including but not limited to speaking effectively to and listening to members, providers, families and staff
  • Effectively cope with change and uncertainty; respond and “shifts gears” comfortably
  • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of preceptorship goals, and professional responsibility to members and NP Preceptor
  • Use logical methods to solve problems with effective solutions
  • Is action oriented and sees challenges as opportunities

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None

Travel Requirements

  • Must meet company driving standards
  • Must have valid state driver license and be able to drive a car
  • Must provide proof of car insurance coverage
  • Must be able to independently travel to assigned locations

Physical and Psychological Demands:

  • All learning activities are voluntarily entered into by the student for the purpose of meeting their learning objectives
  • Requires prolonged sitting
  • Requires bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, crouching, crawling and/or stretching from seated or standing positions
  • Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate medical equipment, computer tablet, computer keyboard, telephone, copier, calculator and other office equipment
  • Requires close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust visual focus, hearing and smelling
  • Must be able to communicate information via telephone, computer or tablet
  • Requires moderate to intense concentration due to complexity of the position
  • Must be able to observe “Universal Precautions” for blood-borne pathogens and body fluids

Clinical Environment:

  • The clinical environment characteristics described here are representative of those a student encounters while performing the essential functions of this clinical experience
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing these clinical activities, the student is occasionally exposed to variable temperatures, fumes or airborne particles, smoke, pets, blood and other body fluids. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

The preceding functions may not be comprehensive in scope regarding work performed by the student assigned to this position classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the clinical learning assignments of this position. Management also reserves the right to make reasonable accommodations so that a qualified student can perform the essential functions of the experience.

Matrix Medical Network is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Matrix to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. It is also the policy of Matrix that qualified individuals with disabilities receive equal opportunity in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and all aspects of the employment process. Matrix is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of Matrix to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, pre-employment testing, to otherwise participate in the selection process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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