Family Nurse Practitioner FNP
Position Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Family Nurse Practitioner to join our healthcare team in California. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, you will provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to individuals and families of all ages, focusing on preventive care, health promotion, and disease management. This is a rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of patients in a picturesque coastal community.
- Conduct thorough patient assessments, including medical history, physical examinations, and diagnostic tests, to formulate accurate diagnoses and treatment plans.
- Provide high-quality primary healthcare services, emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention, and wellness education for individuals and families across the lifespan.
- Prescribe and administer medications and treatments as appropriate, ensuring patient safety and compliance with legal and ethical standards.
- Perform minor surgical procedures, such as wound suturing, incision and drainage, and biopsies, adhering to aseptic techniques and infection control protocols.
- Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including physicians, specialists, and allied health staff, to coordinate patient care and optimize health outcomes.
- Order and interpret laboratory tests, imaging studies, and other diagnostic procedures to aid in the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic conditions.
- Provide counseling and support to patients and their families, addressing their physical, emotional, and psychosocial needs.
- Maintain accurate and detailed medical records, ensuring confidentiality and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
- Stay updated on current medical practices, research, and advancements in healthcare, participating in continuing education and professional development activities.
- Foster a culture of compassionate and patient-centered care, demonstrating empathy, respect, and effective communication with patients and their families.
- Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification in the state of California.
- Master's degree in nursing (MSN) from an accredited program, with a focus on family practice.
- Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner in a primary care or family practice setting.
- Strong knowledge and proficiency in primary care, including health assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and patient education.
- Excellent clinical skills, with the ability to independently manage a diverse range of acute and chronic medical conditions across the lifespan.
- Proficient in performing minor procedures, such as wound suturing, incision and drainage, and biopsies.
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to establish rapport with patients, families, and healthcare colleagues.
- Commitment to evidence-based practice and continuous quality improvement in healthcare delivery.
- Knowledge of electronic medical record (EMR) systems and proficiency in documentation and record-keeping.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities. Join our dedicated team of healthcare professionals and contribute to the well-being of individuals and families in our beautiful coastal community.
To apply, please submit your resume. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Tom Tomlinson, Recruiter