Advanced Practice Clinician - Urgent Care - Grand Junction

Posted: 01/08/2023

Wage: $45 - 60 an hour

Job Type: Full-time, Contract

Shift & Schedule: Rotating weekends, Weekend availability, Holidays, and Overtime

Benefits: 401(k), Dental insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Health insurance, Vision insurance, Life insurance, and Paid time off.


  • Certified Nurse Practitioner (Preferred)
  • Physician Assistant License (Preferred)

Summary: This position is responsible for providing health care to patients within the clinic in cooperation with a collaborative/supervising physician.

  • Performs examinations, obtains complete medical histories, and assesses health status.
  • Documents patient information and care in EHR.
  • Orders and interprets laboratory and diagnostic tests and procedures.
  • Prescribes medications and treats illnesses.
  • Instructs patient/family regarding medications, and preventative measures as necessary.
  • Coordinates appropriate specialty referrals.
  • Consults with or refers more complicated medical cases to physicians as needed.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and adheres to HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
  • Current State License
  • Knowledge of medical model and roles of NPs/PAs.
  • Knowledge of patient assessment techniques including taking medical histories, performing physicals, evaluating health status including state of wellness and compliance with care recommendations.
  • Knowledge of how to use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of diagnosing and treating medical problems and developing care plans.
  • Knowledge of medical records and documentation in confidential manner.
  • Skill in accurately evaluating patient problems and providing appropriate advice, intervention, or referral.
  • Skill in developing/revising patient care based on patient status.
  • Ability to make responsible decisions within scope of practice.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with physicians on complicated cases.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.
Education: Successful completion of approved nurse practitioner or accredited physician assistant program.

Experience: 1-2 year of clinical experience.

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