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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner

Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: College Station
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Job Title: APC (Advance Practice Clinician) FNP or PA

Work Location: Express

St Joseph is a member of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) whose mission is to nurture the healing ministry of the church, supported by education and research. CHI is the second largest Catholic healthcare system in the country with over 90,000 employees in 19 states. St Joseph Health System, based in Bryan, Texas for over 75 years, joined CHI in November of 2014 and is a proud member of the CHI Texas Division. This large system is supported by over 1400 Advance Practice Clinicians which consist of APRNs (NPs, CRNAs, CNM, and CRNAs) and Physician Assistants.

Job Summary: The Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) provides direct patient care in a fast-paced Express Care location. The clinic has a team atmosphere with a diversity of roles to include express care, occupational medicine, and primary care across the life span from newborn to geriatric patients. The APC will function in concert with the medical director in a multi-disciplinary collaborative team environment and be able to function independently. Schedule requires only 7 out of 14 days with extended hours and weekends. Volume expectations vary with 25 or more patients per workday.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Obtain and record medical history;

Perform physical examinations including rectal and pelvic exams as appropriate;

Order, conduct, and interpret appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including but not limited to laboratory test, radiographic test, and EKGs;

Formulate a diagnosis ;

Identify and prescribe appropriate pharmacologic agents and non-pharmacologic interventions as allowed by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, Texas Board of Medicine, Prescriptive Authority/Collaborative Practice Agreement, And DEA regulations ;

Educate and counsel patients and families according to diagnosis ;

Make appropriate referrals to patient and family;

Suturing of lacerations to include local and digital block anesthesia;

Certification in DOT examination;

Preform pre-employment and on the job injury evaluations;

Preliminary XRAY Interpretation (Physician availability to support treatment decision(s))

Qualifications

Master's degree Graduate from an approved FNP or PA program;

Texas license,

National Board Certification

BLS (active).

Experience: 1 year minimum experience in Family Practice or Express environment required;

Pay Range

$54.94 - $73.51 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiatives, College Station , Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , College Station, Texas

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