Nurse Practitioner Primary Care

  • University of Colorado Health
  • UCHealth Medical Group - Lngmnt Longmont Colorado US
  • Jan 18, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

At UCHealth, our mission is simple – to improve lives. That starts with you. We help you live your passion of providing personalized, evidence-based patient care at the highest level.

 

UCHealth Family Medicine Clinic – Longmont is ready to welcome a part-time Nurse Practitioner who is ambitious, a fast learner a who works exceptionally well independently. This position will share a patient panel with one of our Family Medicine physicians.

 

Here are a few good reasons to join our Family Medicine clinic in Longmont:

 

  • Our schedule supports work-life balance: 3 days a week in clinic, Monday,  Thursday and Friday.  24 hours a week and a 0.6 FTE status. The after-hours call is by phone and shared among the group and averages 2 days a month. 

 

  • We care for a broad range of adult patients: Our patient mix spans the spectrum of medicine that includes children, young adults, and complex geriatric patients.

 

  • You'll work with a collegial team: Our team is cohesive and includes eight family medicine physicians and two advanced practice providers.

 

Exceptional Benefits

We expect you to live a balanced life and enjoy the Colorado lifestyle. Our benefits package includes:

 

 

  • Generous Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance
  • Competitive Time Off Plan and Wellness Benefits 
  • Retirement Program comprised of a basic pension plan, 401(a) investment account, 403(b) matching account, and a 457(b) deferred compensation savings plan

 

 

 

 

 

Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Job Description 

Provides primary care services for certain acute or chronic health conditions in specific populations in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Job Duties

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination.
  • Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies
  • Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations, and care
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions, including the use of prescriptive authority and referral to other healthcare providers or community resources
  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health and wellness, treatment options, and community resources
  • Provides care in the context of promoting age and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision-making and the right to self-determination

 Requirements

  • Master's degree in Nursing and graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  • Unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license by the State Board of Nursing in the state of practice or compact privileges under the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact agreement
  • Unrestricted DEA permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice. 
  • Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB)
  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross

  

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy.  We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.   

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today! 

 

The University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) system recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution.  As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements.  No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.  UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization. An applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.