Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas
  • Horizon Health Care Inc
  • Lake Preston, SD, USA
  • Full Time

competitive wage, health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, retirement plan, vacation, sick leave and 9.5 paid holidays and more


NURSE PRACTITIONER / PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Horizon Health Care is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Physician Assistant (PA) to work at our busy community health care center in Lake Preston, SD.

Are you a positive team player who wants to make a difference in the lives of patients in a rural community? Do you genuinely like to help people and have the drive to build your career on doing good? If so, please read on!

This Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Physician Assistant (PA) position earns a competitive wage, depending on experience. You would also be eligible for great benefits including health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, a 401(k) plan with an employer match, AFLAC, an employee assistance program (EAP), the potential for loan repayment, vacation time, sick leave, and 9.5 paid holidays. Plus, living in a Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA), you would be eligible to apply for a number of loan repayment programs. If this sounds like the right community health care center opportunity for you, apply today!

ABOUT HORIZON HEALTH CARE

For the past forty years, we have been providing access to high-quality, affordable primary healthcare services in the medical, dental and mental health fields through a rural, community-based network of 32 community health care centers throughout South Dakota which been nationally recognized for it by the Health Resources and Service Administration among others.

A rural patient population should never compromise the quality of their care because of geography. We have leading-edge technology and telemedicine capabilities that allow us to work with providers and specialists virtually anywhere in the country. We deliver evidence-based and culturally sensitive care that puts patients first.

We strive to provide comprehensive wellness services to our patients and we have an invested presence in the communities we serve. We are woven into the fabric of the communities, because health and wellness is not just a service. It's our mission "Provide the rural communities we serve with access to high-quality, affordable primary healthcare services."

It is our vision is to be the leading provider of patient-centered healthcare, committed to improving the quality of life for those we serve. We strive to attract and retain staff who share our values of Quality, Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, Teamwork, Stewardship and Innovation.

We act with professionalism, honesty, and fairness while interacting with patients, employees, and the communities we serve. We work together, recognizing the power of our combined efforts exceeds what we can accomplish individually.. We are a great place to work, offering competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) / PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (PA)

As a Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Physician Assistant (PA), you work as part of a health care team to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services. After greeting patients warmly and listening to their concerns, you study their medical histories and perform physical examinations. You also order and interpret laboratory tests and x-rays.

After making a diagnosis, you develop and implement a treatment plan which may include providing appropriate referrals for consultations. You treat minor injuries by suturing, splinting, and casting. Within the scope of the supervising physician's written delegated prescriptive authority, you provide prescriptions for medications to accomplish the treatment plan

Providing patient-focused care, you always take the time to instruct and counsel with patients and their families about their treatment plan. You are also conscientious about completing appropriate documentation of all evaluations, care, and services rendered. You get great satisfaction out of seeing your patients heal and enjoy a better quality of life!

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) / PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (PA)

  • Licensed as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant in the state of South Dakota
  • Experience with electronic health records
  • Excellent patient care skills

COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE CENTER WORK SCHEDULE

This is a full-time, Monday - Friday position at a community health care center.

Are you compassionate, intellectual, and curious? Do you have creativity and passion? Are you a strong communicator? Do you find it easy to establish a good rapport with patients? Are you a team player who always puts patients first? Can you explain technical health issues and treatment plans in layman's terms? If so, you might just be perfect for this Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Physician Assistant (PA) position!

 

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