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Nurse Practitioner

Job Code: 574
Location: Antelope Valley
Program/Department: Primary Care Clinics
Reports To: Chief Medical Officer
Salary Range: Staring salary based on experience, qualification, and budget. (100% time – 40 hours per week)
FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Purpose: Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, and in compliance with the agency’s Standardized Procedures, responsible for direct client care.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Elicit and/or review client histories in accord with standards.
  2. Provide direct client services by physical examination, identifying findings/diagnosis, and instituting management/treatment plan.
  3. Ensures informed consent of clients for physical assessment, and any treatment.
  4. Provides information and education related to client care and treatment, as indicated.
  5. Orders and reviews diagnostic tests as indicated by client histories and/or assessments.
  6. Provides evaluation and follow-up for abnormal laboratory results.
  7. Seeks consultation and/or plans proper referral, as indicated.
  8. Maintains current knowledge by participation in training sessions, symposiums, didactic courses, etc.
  9. Identifies problems areas in clinic flows, training needs, and lack of cooperation and communicates them to the Supervising Nurse Practitioner.
  10. Provide community health workers and nursing attendants with education and training, as indicated.
  11. Performs quarterly review of client referrals and laboratory follow-up abnormal physical findings and lab values.
  12. Maintains compliance with standards stated in California Nurse Practice Act, and other pertinent regulatory agencies.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Two years experience in Quality Assurance activities.
  2. Current California RN License.
  3. Current California Nurse Practitioner Furnishing License
  4. Current CPR Certification.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  6. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
  7. Ability to travel from site to site as needed.
  8. Experience in working with clients and staff from diverse socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural background.


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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) consider JWCH Institute, Inc. / Wesley Health Centers and its providers as Public Health Services employees, providing malpractice liability protection under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

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