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Nurse Practitioner - Kern County, Various Sites

Company: Clinica Sierra Vista
Location: Lamont
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Clinica Sierra Vista is excited to be one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Nation We---re honored to serve the men and women of the fields. We also offer care and support to the inner city, the rural and isolated, those of low, moderate, and fixed incomes, and families from an array of cultural backgrounds who speak several languages. We don---t inquire about immigration status because we simply don---t need to know. If you come to us, we will treat you like any other patient. As we grow our team, we are looking for individuals who believe the patient is always 1. Why work for us? Whether you are looking for a new career or grow an existing one, Clinica Sierra Vista is committed to the future of our employees. We believe in order to be the best, we must take care of our people, because that is the right thing to do. Base salary (Commensurate with experience) Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance for provider and family (begins on first day of employment) Sign-on bonus of up to $75,000 Mortgage Subsidy up to $75,000 Paid CME Loan repayment through the NHSC Intrigued ? We---d love to hear from you Please review the job details below and then click ---apply.--- We're looking for someone to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner who: Is responsible for providing medical services for the patients of Clinica Sierra Vista and includes the following: Patient evaluation, which should include: histories both brief (interval) and more thorough, histories on children, adults and the elderly. Physical examinations: focused or thorough, as needed to define patient problems adequately. Develop diagnoses or differential diagnoses appropriate to patients--- complaints. Consult with Physician when needed. Patient problem confirmation and testing including the (ordering of laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic measure). Participate in the performance of the necessary diagnostic maneuvers such as anoscopy examination, pelvic examination and pap smears, electrocardiography, chest x-ray interpretation and the ability to draw venous blood when needed. Essential Functions: Evaluate Patients for medication utilization or other therapeutic or preventative measures. Counseling patients with respect to the meaning of health problems, the usefulness and rationales of laboratory and X-ray tests and the essentiality of preventative and therapeutic steps. Suggest and help to implement referrals when indicated. Carry out certain therapeutic and preventive maneuvers including place and removing I.U.D.---S, fitting diaphragms, suturing lacerations, and putting on casts for minor fractures. All of the above activities are done in collaboration with Clinica---s physicians per privileges granted. Participates in clinical activities in all clinic sites on a scheduled basis, in the same fashion as do physicians. Demonstrates good interpersonal abilities with patients and associates. Participates in clinical consultations with associates and continuing education both within the institution and extramurally. Performs other work-related duties as assigned. You will be successful with the following qualifications: Certified: California Physician---s Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner License DEA Certificate BLS or ACLS certification Graduate of an accredited Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician---s Assistant Program. National certification in his/her primary care specialty. Has had practical experience of at lest two years in primary care. Qualified to practice by certification in the State of California. See attached for full job description, duties and requirements. Clinica Sierra Vista values human rights, goodwill, respect, inclusivity, equality, and recognizes that the organization derives its strength from a rich diversity of thoughts, ideas, and contributions. As leaders in healthcare industry, we aspire to be an employer of choice by promoting an organizational culture that reflects these core values. We seek to attract, develop, and retain a talented and dedicated workforce where people of diverse races, genders, religions, cultures, political affiliations and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers our employees to provide the highest level of service to our community of residents and businesses; they---re counting on us. Clinica Sierra Vista is an equal opportunity employer and strives to attract qualified applicants from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create an environment that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our workforce. We welcome you to join our team

Keywords: Clinica Sierra Vista, Bakersfield , Nurse Practitioner - Kern County, Various Sites, Healthcare , Lamont, California

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