FNP – Family Nurse Practitioner

Posted 3 months ago

Drakos Family Urgent Care is looking for a skilled Family Nurse Practitioner to join our team! In this position, you will play a crucial role in providing advanced healthcare services to our patients and supporting our mission to deliver innovative healthcare solutions. Your expertise in diagnosing and treating medical conditions, coupled with your patient-centered approach, will be instrumental in enhancing patient outcomes and promoting overall wellbeing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct comprehensive health assessments, including medical history reviews, physical examinations, and diagnostic tests.
  • Diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesses and provide appropriate medical interventions.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans for patients, including prescribing medications, therapies, and lifestyle interventions.
  • Monitor patient progress and adjust treatment plans as necessary for optimal health outcomes.
  • Educate patients and their families about preventive healthcare measures, disease management, and healthy lifestyle practices.
  • Provide guidance on managing chronic conditions and supporting patients in achieving their health goals.
  • Collaborate with physicians, specialists, and other healthcare professionals to coordinate patient care and ensure continuity of care.
  • Consult with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement healthcare programs.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records, including medical histories, examination findings, treatment plans, and progress notes.
  • Adhere to regulatory requirements and maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient care outcomes and promote evidence-based practices.
  • Comply with healthcare regulations, standards, and policies.
  • Advocate for the well-being of patients, ensuring their preferences and concerns are addressed in their healthcare journey.
  • Serve as a resource for patients in navigating healthcare services and making informed decisions.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Master’s or Doctoral degree in Nursing (MSN/DNP) with specialization as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Current and unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license in New York State
  • Ability to complete direct payer credentialing process
  • Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Proven experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner, preferably in primary care or a related healthcare setting.
  • Strong clinical skills and the ability to independently assess and manage patients.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to interact with patients, families, and healthcare teams.
  • Empathy and a patient-centered approach to healthcare delivery.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment.
  • Proficiency in using electronic health record (EHR) systems for documentation.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • Requires extended periods of sitting at a workstation or standing to provide patient care.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • Good manual dexterity is essential for performing tasks such as administering injections, taking vital signs, and conducting physical examinations.
  • The Family Nurse Practitioner may need to assist patients with mobility issues or reposition them during examinations or treatments. This requires the ability to lift or support patients when necessary.
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers for typing, data entry, and filing.
  • Clear vision is necessary for reading and analyzing data, reports, and documents.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
  • Adherence to safety protocols, including wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), may be required to handle potentially hazardous substances and maintain a safe working environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $105,000.00 – $130,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties: Urgent Care

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Weekly schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work setting: In-person

Ability to commute/relocate: Syracuse, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Direct Patient Care: 2 years (Required)
  • License/Certification:
  • NYS Nurse Practitioner License (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryMD, NP, PA

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