FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Fort Knox, KY, USA
  • Full Time

Nurse Practitioner (NP) job in Fort Knox, Kentucky. 

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Job Overview:

  • Provide a full range of outcome-based nurse practitioner services
  • Supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients.
  • Technically direct and teach other staff, provide evidenced-based educational lectures and participate in in-service training to staff members.
  • Diagnose and treat patients with common acute conditions, chronic illnesses, or minor trauma within accepted protocols, clinical practice guidelines, Nurse Practice Acts, and/or in consultation with a physician.
  • Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling.
  • Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.
  • Recognize conditions that require isolation and ensure universal precautions are used in all patient encounters.
  • Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, and continuous quality improvement and safety.
  • Consultant for the medical management of referred patients. 
  • See 3 patients per hour minimum and complete the medical documentation as part of the patient visit, electronically within 24 hours of encounter. Expect at least 21 patient encounters a day.
  • Provide comprehensive and continuing medical care for patients from birth to 18 years of age.
  • Performing the full range of Pediatric services to include, but not limited to: performing physical examinations of sick and well infants and children; performing preschool and pre-athletic examinations; administering vaccines and immunizing agents as required; prescribing and administering treatment, such as treatment for colds, infectious diseases, common allergies, and emergency treatment for minor illnesses and injuries; performing emergency treatment in cases of serious illness or injury and recommending arrangements to the nearest hospital.
  • Initiate requests for laboratory tests and x-rays, as appropriate. Follow-up of abnormal reports is the responsibility of the ordering physician. All abnormal x-ray and lab reports received on patients seen shall be reviewed by the ordering physician within 24 hours of its receipt.
  • Prepare and document appropriate history, physical examinations and diagnosis. Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with IRAHC directives and prepare such records and reports as may be required.  Ensure all documentation and reports are legible.
  • Perform peer review, chart review, and other quality assurance functions as required to meet the standards of the Joint Commission. Participate in consultant visits, staff meetings, and conferences as scheduled by the Chief, Department of Medicine or his designated representative. These tasks are accomplished in conjunction with routine work.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Job Qualifications:

  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS, preferred
  • NRP, preferred
  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Graduate from an academic program, within the nursing specialty field of study that is accredited by a regional or national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 
  • Employed a minimum of one year practicing as a Nurse Practitioner within the past two years.
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, Commission on Accreditation (ANCC COA)
  • Nurse Licensure: active, unrestricted. Any U.S. state honored. 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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