MEDCOM

Nurse (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner/Family Practice)

US-TX-FT. HOOD
Job ID
2017-4056
# Positions
2
Category
Medical
Salary Range
$79,890-$150,900
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
Negotiable

Overview

This position is located in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas. 

 

Employees may be required to work in any of the clinics within the Department.

 

Fort Hood is nicknamed The Great Place because of the quality of life the post and area offer Soldiers and their families. Ft Hood covers a total of 340 sq miles and rests in the beautiful 'hill and lake' country of Central Texas, between Killeen and Copperas Cove. For those who enjoy the outdoors, Ft Hood is the ideal location because of warm winters and hot summers. The nearby lakes, Belton and Stillhouse, offer year round outdoor recreation activities. Please visit: http://pao.hood.army.mil/.

 

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Responsibilities

As a Nurse (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner/Family Practice), you will:

  • Perform medical management functions to include assessment of acute, non-acute, and chronic clinical and psychological diagnosis; new patient intake and screening, history, and physical examination; laboratory and diagnostic studies.
  • Collaborate with specialty physicians regarding patient management, to include evaluating and revising therapeutic plans.
  • Initiate, implement, and supervise treatment plans and education for chronic conditions.
  • Present patient cases and classes for patient care conferences in collaboration with other members of the health care team.

Qualifications

US Citizenship Required

 

One year of specialized experience

Degree: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant.

Registration: Active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or territory of the United States.

Experience required: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.  To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as performing patient assessments, educating and/or counseling patients and/or families, and prescribing medications.

Must be able to obtain and maintain national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner

ACLS/BLS Certifications

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