Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Goose Creek, SC

Job Category: Advanced Practice Nurse Job Number: 1606

Job Description


Currently recruiting a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) - Outpatient Family Medicine Clinic (Medical Home Port) at Naval Health Clinic Charleston, Goose Creek, South Carolina . The Family Nurse Practitioner - Medical Home Port will provide care to family members of Active Duty military heroes and retirees. The Family Nurse Practitioner - Medical Home Port is a full-time position, 40 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri between 6: 30AM - 3: 30PM. The Family Nurse Practitioner will receive full benefits, including 17 days paid vacation and sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays, Health & Welfare benefit, insurance plans and 401(k).

DUTIES OF THE FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER (FNP) - MEDICAL HOME PORT:
  • Provide a full range of outcome-based nurse practitioner services in accordance with privileges granted (e.G., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated).
  • Technically direct and teach other staff, provide evidenced-based educational lectures and participate in in- service training to staff members.
  • Diagnose and treat patients with common acute conditions, chronic illnesses, or minor trauma within accepted protocols, clinical practice guidelines, Nurse Practice Acts, and/or in consultation with a physician.
  • Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling.
  • Recognize conditions that require isolation and ensure universal precautions are used in all patient encounters.
  • Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.
  • Operate and manipulate automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA, ADS, Essentris, and Clinical Information System (CIS)

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER (FNP) - MEDICAL HOME PORT:
  • Master' s degree in nursing.
  • Graduate from an academic program, within the nursing specialty field of study that is accredited by a regional or national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Certified in the specialty required by the TO as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the recognized national nursing certification organization for the specialty area of practice as appropriate (for example, National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, American Nurses Association, National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Specialties).
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (for access to Gov' t computer systems)

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
  • Competitive pay
  • 10 days paid time off per year plus 7 sick days per year
  • 10 paid Federal holidays
  • Health & Welfare allowance mostly covers the cost of health insurance, long and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)


ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP:
The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for almost 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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