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Overview

Modoc Medical Center has an opening for a full-time benefited Physician’s Assistant (PA) or Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) for our Canby Clinic. Under the direction of the MD Director and Clinic Manager, the PA or FNP is responsible for providing primary healthcare to patients and families, focusing on health maintenance, disease prevention, patient education and counseling. The PA or FNP works under a physician following established guidelines as required and within established scope of practice.

PA Qualifications & Job Requirements (but not limited to):
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences, etc.
• Graduate of an accredited Physician’s Assistant Program.
• NCCPA certified.
• Licensed in the state of California as a Physician’s Assistant.
• Registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) if applicable.
• Able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
• Current BCLS certification and current ACLS certification.
• Must complete 100 hours of CME every two (2) years and take the recertification exam every six (6) years.
• Must be supervised by a physician.
Scope of practice is related directly to the PA’s supervising physician and individual state laws.

FNP Qualifications & Job Requirements (but not limited to):
• Current Registered Nurse license in the state of California.
• Master’s Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner’s Program.
• National certification as a Nurse Practitioner or certification eligible.
• Current BCIS certification and ACIS certification.
• Able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
Applicant must demonstrate competency in the following areas (but not limited to):
• Demonstrates the ability to perform physical exams on all patients, neonate through the geriatric population.
• Basic computer knowledge.
• Able to perform minor office surgeries, apply casts and splint, and suture lacerations.
• Obtains and documents patient’s medical history. Identifies health risk factors.
• Demonstrates the ability to diagnose and treat common acute illnesses.
• Demonstrates the ability to diagnose and treat chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension.
• Orders and interprets diagnostic test (i.e. laboratory work, x-rays, and EKG)
• Provides well child care; women’s healthcare, prenatal care, and family planning.
• Demonstrates the ability to prescribe medications (see individual state laws) and non-pharmacological therapies based on the
patient’s diagnoses, health history and age.
• Provides patient and/or family with health education, counseling and referrals to other healthcare professionals and
community resources within appropriate.
• Collaborates with physicians and other members of the health team to plan optimal care for the patient.
• Works with the patient and family to formulate a patient treatment and education plan.
• Provides follow-up care, determines effectiveness of the treatment plan, reassesses and changes the plan as needed.
• Stays current with medical advancements, new technology, new drugs through continuing education classes, society
meetings, professional journals, etc.
• Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.

Application Process:
For an application, visit the Modoc Medical Center Human Resources Department or apply on-line at:  www.modocmedicalcenter.org. This position is being advertised in-house as well as to the public.

Modoc Medical Center – Human Resource Department P.O. Box 190 – Alturas, CA 96101 www.modocmedicalcenter.org

Modoc Medical Center is an EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Master's
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Salary Range: DOE