Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner – Horton Location

Website The Atchison Hospital

Position Overview

We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to diagnose and treat health conditions, as well as promote good health practices in our Horton Clinic. As an advanced practice provider, you will ensure the best patient care possible. You will be responsible for conducting physical examinations, interpreting lab tests and overseeing patients’ health. You will be both a provider and an educator, supporting disease prevention practices and helping people lead healthy lives. Extensive clinical experience in primary care is vital. As an Advanced Practice Provider, you will work closely with other healthcare professionals, so you should have a team spirit and a positive attitude. Patience, problem-solving skills and communication ability are important.

Job Description

  • Examine patients and their medical records
  • Order and study diagnostic tests (blood tests, X-rays etc.)
  • Diagnose health conditions and illnesses
  • Propose treatments for chronic and infectious diseases
  • Prescribe medications
  • Maintain accurate records and schedules
  • Inform patients about their health conditions and prescribed medications
  • Educate patients and their family members on diseases, epidemics, and prevention
  • Oversee patients’ overall health
  • Promote good health practices

Required Qualifications

  • Proven experience as Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in a clinic, hospital, ER, or other setting
  • Expertise in primary care, acute care, and chronic care practices
  • Knowledge of health and patient care regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong ethics
  • Team spirit with a positive attitude
  • Willingness to continue gaining knowledge and clinical experience
  • Current, unrestricted Kansas PA or NP license
  • BLS and ACLS certification
  • Current DEA number

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 to 3 years’ experience


  • Full-time

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