Job ID: 289502786  |  Last Updated: 8/31/2017

Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Phoenix Area
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Applicant Contact
Helen Laughing-Hoskie
HR Specialist
(505) 726-5896
(505) 726-1386

Job Description

Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

This is a Direct Hire Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) for a Nurse Practitioner for the following locations: Hopi Health Care Center in Polacca, Arizona; Fort Yuma Health Care Center in Winterhaven, California; Colorado River Service Unit in Parker, Arizona; Peach Springs Clinic in Peach Springs, Arizona; Elko Service Unit in Elko, Nevada; McDermitt Clinic in McDermitt, Nevada and the Uintah & Ouray Clinic in Fort Duchesne, Utah.

Duties
Order, perform, or interpret the results of diagnostic tests.

Analyze and interpret patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.

Develop treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.

Diagnose or treat acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections, and injuries.

Prescribe medications based on efficacy, safety, dosage and frequencies.

Counsel patients about drug regimen and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food
supplements, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, and herbal remedies.

Recommend interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.

Educate patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances.

Job Announcements are posted via usajobs.gov.
Job Announcement Number: IHS-17-PX-10020110-DHA

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