Nurse Practitioner
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Nurse Practitioner
Ref No.: 17-04843
Location: Santa Clara, California
Start Date: 10/18/2017

Nurse Practitioner
Currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner in California.
We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner who can assess and evaluate the health care needs of patients.  Performs selected diagnostic and therapeutic tasks.  Provides health care services and performs clinical procedures that require possession of advanced knowledge and skills and the exercise of a high degree of clinical judgment in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients.  Performs related duties as required.
1.  Consults with physicians as necessary regarding health status of patients; refers complex cases to appropriate resources.
2.  May participate in annual performance reviews, as needed.
3.  Orders and/or performs laboratory and screening tests in accordance with approved protocol.
4.  Performs history and complete physical examinations of patients either in a general medical setting or within the context of specialty clinics to which assigned; assesses the clinical status of patients; establishes and maintains health records.
5.  Plans a program of care, seeking consultation with physicians, other professional staff, patients and families as needed or as required. Formulates problem lists based on clinical findings.
6.  Provides and evaluates patient care according to protocol's and quality assurance program criteria.
7.  Teaches patients, families and staff; provides counseling services related to promoting good health practices.
Education: Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner training program that conforms to the Board of Registered Nursing standards; OR successful completion of a Physician Assistant program of instruction in primary health care approved by the Physician Assisting Examining Committee OR NCCPA for Physician's Assistant; graduate of an accredited Nursing program required; Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.  Required Licenses/Certifications: For Nurse Practitioners, possession of a current Furnishing Number issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing AND Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) oR Certification by the National Certification Corporation as a Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (WHNP). 
Required Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse and certification as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; OR possession of a valid Certificate as a Physician Assistant issued by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance.  Preferred Licenses/Certification: ACLS, ATLS, SART, dependant on area of specialty.  
Benefits of working for UNITED include
  • Personalized Compensation Packages
  • Weekly Pay
  • Healthcare Benefits
United Health Care Staffing, Inc ( is a full service healthcare staffing company. We specialize in providing contract, temp-to-perm, travel, per diem, and direct hire personnel across wide spectrum of rehabilitation service providers servicing in the areas of Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, School therapy, Out-patient clinics, private settings, Home health and ADHC’s.

For consideration, please contact Natasha Karihaloo, Account Manager: email