Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare, technology and logistics services company supporting both private and government sector clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professionalism and work ethic to cultivate long-term relationships.
We are currently accepting qualified applications for a Nurse Practitioner to support one of our Government clients in Ft. Hood, TX.
SIGN ON BONUS-$5,000.00
For this position, Nurse Practitioner will be working either with Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) and/or Separation History and Physical Examination (SHPE)
Nurse Practitioner shall perform within the scope of clinical privileges granted by the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) and the overall demand for NP services. Productivity is expected to be comparable to that of other NPs with the same scope of practice. Workload will be scheduled by the treatment facility. Caseload includes scheduled and unscheduled requirements for care.
- Take patient’s medical history. Perform complete physical examination or examination pertinent to the patient’s chief complaint and records findings.
- Orders pertinent laboratory studies and X-rays. Formulates a working diagnosis and determines whether ambulatory treatment is sufficient or whether to consult with supervisor concerning hospitalization or other warranted action.
- Write consults referring patients to specialty clinics. • You must be responsible for maintenance of the highest standards of professional care in the treatment of patients and in the teaching and training of residents and technicians. Prepare and document appropriate history, physical examinations and diagnosis. Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with hospital directives and prepare such records and reports as may be required by the contract. Ensure all documentation and reports are legible.
- Independently prescribe medications from approved formulary. Issues temporary profiles according to MTF policy. Shall use and be guided by the MTF formulary.
- Prepare all documentation to meet established standards of the MTF and DoD to include but not limited to timeliness, legibility, accuracy, content and signature.
- Follow DoD, Army, MTF, and TRICARE regulations and policies when arranging for a referral or consult.
- Inform patients of the required referral or consult by indicating the specialty involved.
- Respect and maintain the basic rights of patients, demonstrating concern for personal dignity and human relationships. • You shall maintain open and professional communication with members of the MTF.
- Required to perform their assigned duties with regard to all admitted patients, outpatients and eligible beneficiaries, regardless of underlying diseases process or physical condition of such patients or beneficiaries.
- Take part in Department Quality Improvement Programs as required to meet the standards of the Joint Commission.
- Attend and participate inpatient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of contract services.
- HCP shall have and maintain a valid, unrestricted, current state medical license in one of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or US Virgin Islands.
- Must have or obtain a current, valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number prior to performing the services.
- Minimum of two years of experience (within the past four years) of routinely practicing as a nurse practitioner.
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) in accordance with Hospital Policy.
- Graduate of a recognized advanced practice nursing educational program (accredited Master’s Level or Doctoral Program) and possess evidence of certification by a nationally recognized body according to the requirements of the advanced practice certifying organization, for example, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioner (AANP) Certification Program.
- Graduate of an NLN approved school of nursing and hold current registration as a registered nurse in the United States.
- If the state of registration has a separate Advance Practice Nurse (APN) licensure, the FNP will also have APN licensure.
- Successful completion of an ANP program of education.
- A BSN is required, but an MSN is preferred.
- Obtain and maintain privileges at the Medical Center through approval of the Credentials Committee.
- Able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.
- Possess sufficient initiative, interpersonal relations skills and social sensitivity such that he/she can relate constructively to a variety of patients from diverse backgrounds.
- Required to meet Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements.
- Required to attend OPPE and FPPE activities.
- Required to precept and oversee NP students and special forces medics.