Family Nurse Practitioner

Summary Statement:

Responsible for providing primary healthcare to patients and families, focusing on health maintenance, disease prevention, patient education and counseling. Works under direct supervision of a physician following established guidelines as required and within established scope of practice.

Flexible work hours are provided and no weekend work schedule.

Status: Full-Time, Regular
Open Date: Ongoing
Closing Date: Until Filled
Contact Information: Dr. Janine Bera,

Organization Information:

WellSpace Health is one of Sacramento’s premier non-profit organizations proudly serving the homeless and underserved community of Sacramento for over 40 years. We offer professional services including: high quality primary health care; family planning; women’s health including OB; immunizations; well child care and testing; diagnosis and treatment; addiction treatment; mental health counseling and pediatric dentistry.

We are a leader in integrated care, blending physical health services with our well-known addiction and mental health treatment. We also offer a range of medical products through community partnerships including our T3 Program (Triage, Transport and Treat) that reduces Emergency Room overcrowding and our Interim Care Program (ICP) that reduces medical relapse following hospital discharge. In 2010 we have opened the first pediatric dentist clinic in the Sacramento area for our community.

Required Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Training, and Licensure):

  • Current Registered Nurse License in the State of California;
  • Masters Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner’s Program
  • National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or certification eligible. Certification must be obtained within the first six (6) months of employment;
  • Current DEA number for Schedule II-IV Controlled Substances;
  • Current BCLS Certification;
  • Current ACLS Certification;
  • Current PALS Certification;
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing;
  • Additional languages preferred;
  • Basic computer knowledge;
  • Able to perform minor office surgeries, apply casts and splints, suture lacerations.
  • Benefits:

    Successful candidate will receive regionally competitive salary, above average health benefits at reduced costs, company paid life insurance & long term disability insurance, additional voluntary retirement plan with company match and no vesting schedule requirement.

  • Paid bereavement and jury duty leave.
  • 10 paid holidays per year.
  • 160 hours of PTO (for fulltime work, pro-rated for part-time).
  • Flexible Spending Program.
  • HRSA Student Loan Repayment Program available for providers and nurses.
  • Company paid malpractice insurance for all providers.
  • Professional development hours and allowance offered annually.
  • In-house management and leadership training.
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