Nurse Practitioner Needed ASAP! New Grads Accepted! No Call / No Weekends

Nurse Practitioner Needed ASAP! New Grads Accepted!

  • Bakersfield, CA
  • $130,000 - $160,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Nick Rogers
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A bit about us:

For the last 10+ years we are a premier multi-ethnic integrative healthcare provider focused on superior care management for elderly persons residing in the Central Valley counties. With culturally diverse members, and a highly-trained, multi-ethnic and multi-lingual staff, we ensure that our patients are cared for, their medical needs are met, they are able get around and continue to live full lives in the comfort of their home.

Why join us?

Staff appreciation events
Desirable work schedules
Competitive salaries
Paid time off (vacation, sick, paid holidays)
Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
Retirement (401K)
Life Insurance
Professional development opportunities

Job Details

Are you interested in working for an organization whose mission it is to enable frail, underserved, and multicultural senior communities to live independently at home and in their communities, for as long as possible?

Our program is dedicated to providing its participants with comprehensive health and social supports that are proven to effectively manage chronic conditions and to reduce the risk for premature institutionalization. We are leaders in the “aging in place” industry and we have had the honor of serving Fresno, Bakersfield and Orange County seniors and their families/caregivers.

Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Performs initial assessment, including comprehensive history and physical, of assigned participants at intake and at least quarterly in cooperation with family member and/or caregivers and interdisciplinary Team members.
  • Develops and implements a therapeutic Plan of Care at least quarterly and when a participant’s conditions change. Monitors Plan of Care on an ongoing basis. Presents and coordinates the Plan of Care with the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Helps ensure that participants experience a smooth transition into our care by coordinating with previous medical providers.
  • Provides evaluation, treatment, and ongoing monitoring of episodic illness.
  • Oversees management of the primary care clinic.
  • Refers participants to medical specialist as indicated with Interdisciplinary Team input.
  • Provides oversight of hospitalized participants (in collaboration with a hospitalist as appropriate) including providing primary care responsibilities for management; providing updates to the team on a regular basis judiciously utilizing medical specialty consultants; and coordinating discharge planning with the team.
  • Provides primary care to participants in a manner consistent with professional standards and regulation including providing regular visits; performing telephone contacts with nursing home staff as required; and admitting to hospital as necessary.
  • Participates as an active member of the Interdisciplinary Team by attending weekly Intake and assessment meetings; participating in daily morning meetings, family meetings and clinical case conferences as needed; consults with Nurses and other staff as medical care issues arise; and attending staff and other meetings when appropriate and possible.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, EKGs, and manages infections and aspirations.
  • Prescribes drugs according to licensed prescriptive authority, dispenses supplies and works with the team to recommend other treatments to aid in the management of acute and chronic health problems.
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens.
  • Establishes a collaborative relationship with other medical providers and specialists; determines need for consultation and assists in medical care treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.
  • Complies with safety policies and procedures, including identifying and immediately reporting unsafe acts or conditions to the Program Director. Takes necessary measures to ensure a safe environment for oneself, co-workers, contractors, participants, visitors, and others.
  • Continually seeks better ways for delivering services and communicating with participants.
  • Demonstrates expertise in delivering comprehensive interdisciplinary geriatric care.
  • Makes home visits as needed in coordination with the Nurse and Home Care Coordinator.
  • Serves as a supervisor to student interns and volunteers working within the professional discipline and program area. Participates actively in their training as a guide, teacher, and mentor.
  • Be flexible in schedule of hours worked.
  • May require use of personal vehicle

Requirements/Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities):
  • Certificates, Licenses: RN and NP currently licensed by the California Board of Registered Nursing plus DEA registration required within 6 months of hire.
  • Verification of completion of CPR (BLS) and first aid training. TB screening and successful completion of a health examination by a hospital-designated nurse practitioner or physician is required for employment.
  • Experience: Five years nursing experience with at least one year of experience with a frail or elderly population.

  • Interaction with others: Excellent interpersonal interactions that result in team building, successful negotiation, and conflict resolution. Demonstrates effective social interaction with coworkers, management, participants, and community contacts.
  • Time/Deadline/Shift/Overtime requirements: Exhibits the ability to complete duties within an agreed upon time frame and to adjust personal schedule if required.
  • Flexibility requirements: Adapts appropriately to change of priorities and workload.

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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Bakersfield, CA
Job Type
$130,000 - $160,000