Physician Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner - Rural Health Clinic
The Rural Health Clinic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant takes patient history, examines, orders diagnostic tests, prescribes, counsels/educates patients, and promotes/delivers quality patient care in family practice setting. The NP or PA renders collaborative nursing care via the RHC Standardized Procedures, to a caseload of patients. Advanced practice nursing standards of care/practice and professional code of ethics are maintained per the medical plan of care. The NP or PA is committed to promoting the health potential of the patient (body-mind-spirit). Demonstrates ability to delegate appropriately and direct staff in the coordination and delivery of care; assumes responsibility for the appropriate utilization of care resources; demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with others in problem resolution, is sensitive to the needs of patients, families, and fellow employees
� Current California State License as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant is required
� MSN required, unless grandfathered in as NP with BSN or a PA with a BS degree.
� Completion of clinical preceptorship or at least 1 year of experience required.
� BLS within one month of hire and on-going
� ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire
� Interpersonal skills necessary in order to instruct/comfort patients/families; to maintain effective communication/contact with healthcare team members
� Plytical skills necessary in order to prioritize workload and prepare nursing care plans, implement effective nursing care and develop solutions to problems concerning patient�s body, mind, and spirit
� Basic computer knowledge including: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and Internet
� Computer software programs related to EMR.
Full Time w/Benefits Variable shifts.
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and NIH Licensed Employment Application to the H.R. Dept.
Deadline: Open until filled
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day
Hourly Wage: $51.67 - $78.04 per/hour