Family Nurse Practioner
JT MedStaff - Lake Havasu, AZ

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FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER – Northern AZ,

Position will be available in February 2014.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY Expand your health medicine horizons in the heart of the west, central to Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas and San Diego, Ca.
Full Time Family Nurse Practitioner, for Rural Health Clinics
40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8 – 5 pm, no call, Experience Preferred

Job Summary: Responsible for providing primary healthcare to patients and families, focusing on health maintenance, disease prevention, patient education and counseling. Works under direct supervision of a physician following established guidelines as required and within established scope of practice in a Rural Health Clinic setting. Average patient census is 8-10 in summer and 10-20 in winter.

Regulatory Requirements:
1. Current Registered Nurse and Advance Practice License in the State of Arizona.
2. Masters Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner's Program.
3. National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or certification eligible. Certification must be obtained within the first six (6) months of employment.
4. Current BCLS or CPR Certification and ACLS Certification.
5. Current DEA Registration

Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
Basic computer knowledge.
Able to perform minor office surgeries, apply casts and splints, suture lacerations.
A designated underserved area by National Health Services Corp Loan Repayment Program.
Salary: $80,000.00 to $93,000.00 per year

Smaller Hospital, Bigger Results”

Regional 25-bed rural hospital within driving distance to Lake Havasu City and Phoenix
The hospital has full service digital imaging with echo/ carotid capability, a 64-slice CT, MRI and Nuclear
Medicine. Has an ICU unit, an Urgent Care Center, ER and OR all with State-of-the-Art equipment.

Is in the low desert, so summers are warm and experience mild wonderful winters.
The area has 2 main industries:
Agricultural and tourisism.
Being in a warm climate near to the Colorado River for irrigation allows a year around growing season. Farmers can harvest a new crop of alfalfa almost every month. Also grown are many kinds of fruit , including cantaloupe, watermelon, and many fruit trees - grapefruit, orange, tangerine, peach, lemon and lime. The most profitable crop is cotton.

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