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Sutter Health Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Walk In Clinic in Crescent City, California

Position Overview:

The Nurse Practitioner (NP/FNP) / Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for providing primary care intervention in the Ambulatory Clinic setting, working under the supervision of the Medical Director and Manger of Clinics. Provides direct patient care for patients: coordinates the delivery of services. The NP/PA is concurrently responsible for the development, implementation and on-going evaluation of medical care policies and procedures in conjunction with the Medical Director. They work cooperatively with the licensed, administrative, and support staff to ensure the on-going operation of the department. The NP/PA directly supervises health care professionals and support staff in compliance with the state of California Nurse Practice Act certification and standards. Is directly responsible for quality patient care. Advocates for specific needs of client population. The NP/PA shall provide urgent and primary care in an outpatient setting. The NP/PA should work independently with physician back-up as required by diagnostic uncertainty or inability of the practitioner to address the complaint due to scope of practice or complexity of the problem.

Qualifications:

Education

Nurse Practitioner:

Bachelor Degree required

Master Degree preferred

Physician Assistant:

Graduate of AMA approved PA Program

Certification/Registration/Licensure

Nurse Practitioner:

CA and OR NP license (Single state license required at the time of hire with the second license required on the first date of employment)

DEA furnishing license

BLS, ACLS, PALS

Physician Assistant:

CA and OR PA license (Single state license required at the time of hire with the second license required on the first date of employment)

Updates CME as required by license

Experience:

Minimum of 2 years experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in an ambulatory/primary care setting preferred. Prioritize and manage multiple demands in an ever changing environment. Routine and complex care of pediatric patients

Must obtain Medical Staff privileges prior to hire. Must understand, speak, and write English. Able to speak other languages highly desirable. Update CME as required by license. Ability to comprehend and follow instructions; ability to perform simple and repetitive tasks; ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to a given work load; ability to get along with co-workers or peers and general public; ability to recognize potential hazards and follow appropriate precautions; ability to understand and remember detailed instructions. Participate in committee meetings and groups as needed. Maintain effective working relationships with patients, visitors, staff, physicians, other PA’s, FNP’s, and ancillary workers. Maintain close working relationship with outside health service professionals and organizations

Organization: Sutter Coast Hospital, Crescent City, CA

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 10 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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