Family Nurse Practitioner Position Available

Family Nurse Practitioner

 

Highland Medical Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center, is looking for a certified FNP to join our primary care team to provide high-quality treatment to patients of all ages in our Federally Qualified Health Center.  We offer primary care, dental, behavioral health care, physical therapy and have a full-service retail pharmacy onsite.

 

The ideal candidate is an intuitive healthcare professional, whose diagnostic abilities are only matched by their concern for their patients and their community. The person in the FNP role will be responsible for meeting, assessing, and diagnosing patients in our clinic while collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to provide them with healthcare services that meet or exceed national standards for caregiving.

This position will be responsible for managing our client’s preventative and chronic care needs as well as acute illness and occasional urgent care needs.   They will strive to provide a holistic approach to promote adherence to medical therapeutic regimens and lifestyle adjustments that will contribute to the client’s recovery from diagnosed health issues, prevent future health issues and/or promote a healthier life.

Team members of HMC are eligible for the National Health Services Corp loan repayment program. See https://bhw.hrsa.gov for more information.  HMC offers an attractive benefits package and flexible scheduling for a greater work/life balance.

 

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Work with the healthcare team to provide patients with primary medical care services within the standard of care for Family Medicine patients.
  • Order laboratory and radiology tests and refer patients to specialists when appropriate and called for.
  • Analyze reports, test results, medical records, and examinations to diagnose conditions and propose treatment options.
  • Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions.
  • Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients and ensure that all allergy information is up to date before prescribing medication/treatment.
  • Provide advice to patients for lifestyle and diet changes that may improve their health or help to treat the health issue they are experiencing.
  • Adhere to organizational policies, procedures and objectives, ongoing quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws.
  • Record complete, timely and legible medical records.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program with a concentration in Family Medicine.

 

  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers with patients of all ages. Public health or community-based clinic experience preferred.
  • License to practice as Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

  • BLS, ACLS, PALS certified.

 

To apply please see instructions on our main Career Opportunities page.