Job ID: 289502790  |  Last Updated: 8/31/2017

Nurse Practitioner (Family Practice)

Employer
Colville Indian Health Clinic
Location
Nespelem, WA
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 full-time permanent Nurse Practitioner position with the Colville Indian Health Clinic located in Nespelem, Washington. As a Nurse Practitioner who works under Physicians with specialty in Family Practice, you will provide comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic medical care and services to patients and family members in clinics, homes, and schools on Indian Reservations or in other Indian Health Service facilities. This position reports to the Clinical Director.

Duties
Works collaboratively with physicians in patient evaluation, management, and revision of therapeutic plans including the duties listed below:
Analyze and interpret patient histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
Order developmental and laboratory tests as necessary to assure an accurate diagnosis.
Interpret test results discriminating between normal and abnormal findings.
Prescribe drugs to treat specific illnesses.
Instruct patient and families regarding the treatment plan and any follow-up required.

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