Nurse Practitioner - Kern County, Various Sites
Company: Clinica Sierra Vista
Posted on: May 17, 2022
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
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