Nurse Practitioner - Oakdale Clinic

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Nurse Practitioner - Oakdale Clinic (Oakdale) - Full Time

Location: Oakdale, CA

Job Description

Very strong salary, as well as a Nurse Practitioner Incentive Plan, 15.9% pension plan, up to $500,000 no cost life insurance, $1500 is CEUs/year and much more!


Position Summary:

The Nurse Practitioner, under physician direction is responsible for performing medical examination, diagnosis common medical conditions, managing stable phases of chronic illness, coordinating health management and assisting the clinic physician in delivering care to patients. This position may also function independently performing off-site physical examinations.

  1. Under the Providers direction, provides primary care services to clinic patients including prescribing, dispensing or transmitting medications in accordance with standardized procedures and current state regulations.
  1. Provides general counseling, guidance, and health instructions to individual patients and family members.
  1. Participates in the monthly medical staff meetings as required.
  1. Assists the Medical Director and staff providers in organizing and implementing appropriate quality assurance activities.
  1. Works independently with minimum on-site supervision.
  1. Functions as part of a team in the provision of patient-care and performance of daily activities.
  1. May supervise health care professionals and paraprofessional staff.
  1. May be assigned to work in any department according to OVHD policy.
  1. Performs physical examinations off-site utilizing designated employer examination guidelines.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:
Satisfactory completion of a formal Nurse Practitioner Training
Knowledge and understanding of customs and beliefs and needs of a consumer group(s) served
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Minimum Experience/Skills:
Minimum five (5) years’ experience as an acute care Registered Nurse and
 two (2) years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner.
Able to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Able to record information accurately in English.
Bilingual (English/Spanish), written and verbal, preferred.
Current California Registered Nursing license and Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Masters level preferred or equivalent.
Current BLS certification
Physical Demands:
Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking
Lifts, positions, pushes up to 50 pounds
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Manual dexterity and mobility
Ability to move quickly
Vision Requirements:
Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties
Working Conditions:
Regularly exposed to the risk of contagious and blood borne diseases
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness)
Emergency and crisis situations
Subject to irregular hours
Increased stress due to multiple calls and inquiries
Occasional exposure to radiation hazards, radioactive substances and biohazard material