POSITION: FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER
RESPONSIBLE TO: Medical Director
SALARY: Step Range: 48-67; Full Benefits
CLASSIFICATION: Professional, Regular, Full-Time
LOCATION: Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services Wellness Center, Chiloquin, OR
BACKGROUND: P.L. 101-630 Level
The Family Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively with the Medical Director to provide a wide range of primary care services which encompasses health promotion, injury and illness prevention, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of commonly encountered health problems and injuries, monitoring of stable chronic health problems, and community development and advocacy. Performs testing, referral to physicians as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment. These services are provided within a culturally appropriate, holistic, patient care-centered framework to patients of all ages. Routine duties shall include providing health care related services to individuals eligible for services provided by Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services in homes, schools, clinics, alternate job sites and other community locations within the Klamath Tribes’ Service Unit.