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Primary Care/Family Med NP/PA in southeast KS

Britt Medical Search
Columbus, KS
March 13, 2023


Community Health Center, a progressive, well-resourced rural FQHC is currently seeking Family Med/Primary Care NP/PA providers for their locations in southeast Kansas.

The Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant is responsible for providing primary care services, including assessing and managing patients in the clinic following established standards of practice. This position shall be authorized to make independent decisions about advanced practice clinical needs of families, patients and medical decisions based on authorization for collaborative practice with one or more physicians.


Providers time will be split between the Community Health Clinic and the School Based Clinic.


Develops and manages the medical plan of care for patients based upon an agreement developed jointly and signed by the mid-level and supervising physicians.

Provides complete, comprehensive outpatient care for patients including health examinations and treatment of medical conditions, to include follow-up of problems detected.

Responsible to manage acute and chronic illness, routine care through care plans that are coordinated, when appropriate, with the patient's behavioral health provider

Responsible to make appropriate referrals to internal disciplines of CHC/SEK and/or external resources/agencies for additional services required.

Prescribes medications for patients for treatment of conditions, as indicated.

Provides clinical consultation to other providers within CHC/SEK as needed.

Responsible for accurate, timely, and clear medical record documentation.

Observes clinic protocols and guidelines and scope of practice as determined by professional regulatory agencies.

Provide appropriate follow-up with clinical support staff to include telephone/written correspondence (e.g. inform patients of test results).

Provides clear written and oral communication to patients/guardians, and employees.

Participates in an on-call system for after-hours care for CHC/SEK inpatient population, as assigned.

Participates in quality improvement activities.

Ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of a potential action.

Supervises healthcare students as assigned.


Full licensure to practice medicine

Graduate of accredited physician assistant program, or an accredited advanced nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist program.

Completion of one-year experience in clinic setting, preferred.

A strong community/public health orientation, preferred.

Commitment to serving the underserved.

Employer’s main clinic is in the population-center of southeast Kansas, home of Pittsburg State University, 2011 Division II National Football Champions. Located in the foothills of the Ozarks, the area is known for its abundant recreational opportunities and is conveniently located within 30 minutes of a metro area (Joplin). This site is full-service with more than 65 staff members providing medical (including ob/gyn), dental and mental health care. It also has an on-site 340b pharmacy, plus a wide array of enabling services including patient navigation, legal and care management. It converted to EMR in 2009.

APPLY NOW or TEXT Job #EC218633 and email address to 636-628-2412.