Job: Medical - Nurse Practitioner - Family Practice

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Medical - Nurse Practitioner - Family Practice
Friday, March 10, 2017

The Family Nurse Practitioner promotes and maintains patients health by providing medical services to the extent to which is licensed and/or certified.  Family Nurse Practitioner uses independent judgment in carrying out daily job responsibilities. The position will be supervised by the Medical Director.

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree (MSN) from an accredited school of nursing, combined with two years of related experience.
  • Candidate without the MSN, but whose Nurse Practitioner certification is current and was grandfathered-in prior to the Master’s degree becoming a requirement for the credential will be considered if they also have required hands-on experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the general supervision of the Medical Director, plans, directs, and evaluates patients in primary care setting.
  • Identifies short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommends options and course of action.
  • Refers patients to physicians, physicians of specialty, as needed, with written referral indication proper documentation needed to continue care for patients.
  • Collaborates with other physicians in the care of patients as needed.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
  • Diagnose and treat common acute health problems.
  • Diagnose, treat, and monitor chronic health problems.
  • Provide health maintenance care such as physical examinations for all ages, well baby checks and gynecological care.
  • Collaborate with physician as needed on complex, unusual, and high-risk cases.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests and prescription of proper medications. Follow-up with patients through telephone and mail correspondence.  Document patient contracts in patient chart.
  • Promote wellness and self-care of patients and their families by providing health education including counseling on exercise, nutrition, well baby care, family planning, and diabetic issues.
  • Perform out-patient procedures such as suture removal and other procedures within scope of practice.
  • Attend continuing education conferences as required to maintain licensure.
  • Promote community awareness on health care issues.
  • Promote and participate in off-site activities such as Care-Fairs, School Base Programs, and Marana Treatment Center as requested by Medical Director.
  • Ensures proper documentation on patient charting, patient encounter forms. Insurance forms and any other additional information pertaining to patient care.
  • Participates in other assigned duties as designated by the Medical Director and/or Chief Executive Officer.


We offer a competitive benefits package in addition to Loan Repayment options for Professional Scholarships through Federal and State Programs for FTE:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.
  • 403 (b) Contribution
  • 15 days’ Vacation Time, Sick Leave in addition to 10 Paid Holidays
  • Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Professional Liability Coverage
  • Loan Reimbursement options through National Health Service Corps of America or Arizona Department Health and Human Services (for eligible providers)
  • Professional Licensure and DEA reimbursement
  • Relocation Reimbursement
  • Employee $500.00 Medical Courtesy Discount
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Competitive Salary

Pay Type: Salary

Required Education: Master’s Degree

Location: Marana Main Health Center, Marana, Arizona, United States of America

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