Family Nurse Practitioner

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is responsible for providing primary care services in accordance with scope of practice/licensure, state and federal laws and guidelines for practice and policies and procedures for Health and Human Services (HHS)/Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. The FNP will provide health care to include physical examinations, ordering and interpretation of diagnostic testing diagnosis, prescribing care management and appropriate referrals.

• Degree as Nurse Practitioner from an accredited school and has an unrestricted license with the State of Minnesota Board of Nursing to practice.
• Possess and maintains current FNP certification.
• Prescriptive authorization.
• 2-4 experience providing primary care, will consider new graduates based on interview and prior experience.
• Proficiency with medical instruments and equipment required to perform your work.
• 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 and willingness to provide patient/client education
• Self-confidence in practice and ability to remain calm in stressful situations
• Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
• Exceptional active listening skills
• Able to work and communicate effectively with patients/clients, families, providers and co¬workers.
• Experience with and understanding of Native American culture and is able to demonstrate cultural sensitivity.
• Able to accept direction and constructive feedback.
• Able to produce timely and accurate work with a high degree of efficiency.
• Must have a current valid driver’s license
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band driver’s insurance policy
• Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test
• Successfully pass a background check
• Successfully complete professional and third party payer credentialing processes

• Work and communicate effectively with patients/clients, families, colleagues and co-workers.
• Reviews all lab and radiology reports and assure appropriate follow up.
• Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill patients.
• Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age-specific needs.
• Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
• Implements interventions to support the patient/client to regain or maintain physiologic stability
• Monitors the effectiveness of interventions.
• Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings
• Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide whole person care
• Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools and teaching.
• Performing physical and psychosocial examinations
• Record patients' medical histories and symptoms.
• Create patient/client care plans and contributing to existing ones.
• Ordering, administering, and analyzing diagnostic tests.
• Monitoring and operating medical equipment to perform medical examinations
• Detects changes in patient/client health and modifies treatment plans, as needed.
• Educate, instruct, and counsel patients/clients and families on presenting health problems, treatment plans, and home care, and encourage and promote preventative health care and positive health behaviors

• Nature of work is such that the incumbent experiences periods of moderate to high stress levels while dealing with patients and family member issues.
• Work is exclusively in doors in a controlled climate area.
• Moderate threat of personal danger or risk, as incumbent is exposed to chemicals, and infectious agents, and must use special precautions to avoid injury or harm.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: (320) 532-7492