Family Nurse Practitioner

    September 20, 2021
    Great Barrington, Massachusetts
    Job Type


    Our client is a leading Community Health Center located 2.5 hours west of Boston in MA.

    About the area:

    This area and the Southern Berkshires is the perfect place to live. They are surrounded by beautiful nature and have all the amenities you need. There are green mountains and perfect rivers and lakes everywhere here, they never run out of free things to do outside year-round.

    The town is 20 miles (32 km) south of Pittsfield, 46 miles (74 km) west of Springfield, 135 miles (217 km) west of Boston, and 120 miles (190 km) north-northeast of New York City.

    Great Barrington is in the valley of the Housatonic River. The Williams River, Green River and several brooks also flow through the valley into the Housatonic. To the east of the river, several mountains of the Berkshires rise, including East Mountain (site of the Ski Butternut resort (also known as Butternut Basin) and a state forest), Beartown Mountain (and the majority of Beartown State Forest) and Monument Mountain. The Appalachian Trail crosses through East Mountain State Forest in the southeast corner of town. The southwest corner of town is the site of several country clubs and a fairgrounds.

    Job Title: Family Nurse Practitioner

    Department: Clinical

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Hours: Full Time – 40 hours

    Operationally Reports To: Practice Manager

    Direct Reports: CMO


    The Family Nurse Practitioner will provide advanced primary and specialty nursing services. The NP performs patient health assessment, creating strategies to improve or manage a patient's health, and introducing habits for health promotion. Client expectation is that this position will see at least two patients per hour of patient facing time. This person will support client’s mission, vision, and values and will adhere to compliance protocols as well as their policies and procedures.

    Family Nurse Practitioner Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Perform physical exams and patient observations.

    Record patients' medical histories and symptoms.

    Create patient care plans and contributing to existing ones.

    Order, administer, and analyze diagnostic tests.

    Monitor and operate medical equipment.

    Diagnose health issues.

    Administer medicine and other treatments.

    Detect changes in patients' health and modify treatment plans, as needed.

    Consult with healthcare professionals and families.

    Train patients and their families to manage and prevent illness and injury.

    Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the



    Essential Skills and Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Master’s degree from an accredited nursing program.

    Licensure in the State of Massachusetts and board-certified by either ANCC or AANP.

    Prescriptive authorization.

    Experience providing primary care as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

    Knowledge of computer-based data management programs and information systems, as well as medical records and point-of-interview technology.

    A sound understanding of all pertinent federal and state regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Knowledge of disease prevention.

    In addition to competitive salaries, our client offers the following benefits:

    Competitive Salary

    Comprehensive Medical and Dental Plans

    Medical and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts

    Paid Time Off Program (Vacation, Personal, Sick Pay)

    Paid Holidays

    Catastrophic Illness Bank

    403(b) Plan

    Short- and Long-term Disability Insurance

    Group Term Life Insurance

    Dependent Life Insurance

    Employee Referral Bonus Program

    Tuition Reimbursement

    Flexible Work Arrangements






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