Sutter Health Nurse Practitioner-Physical Medicine & Rehab-Palo Alto in Palo Alto, California

Position Overview:


Under physician supervision, the Nurse Practitioner provides patient care to adults by assessing physical and psychosocial conditions, such as acute or chronic illness or injuries, and providing medical consultation and treatment under physician supervision. The care delivered will be based on theoretical principals and scientific knowledge and within the scope of the California Nurse Practice Act.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Obtains problem oriented patient history and documents findings in the patient medical record and in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Performs physical and psychosocial assessments and documents findings in the patient medical record.

  • Diagnoses and treats medical problems including patient education, counseling, medication advice and follow-up instructions with referral when necessary to supervising physician or specialist.



Education, including Licensure / Certification / Registration

  • Current CA RN license required

  • Current CA Nurse Practitioner License required

  • Current DEA license required

  • BCLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA) required

  • National certification required

  • ACLS certification preferred


  • 6 months experience preferred

Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

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.