Primary Care Nurse Practitioner NP FNP

Southwest Care

Job Location

Bernalillo, NM, US, 87004

Employment Type


Job Posted On

18 July 2024

Job Overview

  • Application Deadline: 15 August 2024

Job Description

Southwest Care Center staff can affirmatively respond to these three questions:

  1. Do you want to make a positive impact?
  2. Do you think everyone deserves access to quality healthcare?
  3. Are you committed to serving the underserved in your community?

For more than 25 years, Southwest Care Center has been delivering high-quality healthcare to the communities of Santa Fe and Albuquerque, NM. As a non-profit FQHC-LAL, we offer medical, behavioral health, case management, community outreach, diabetes education, and pharmacy services. Our services include gender equity medicine, syringe exchange, and HIV/Hep C treatment and testing.

We are currently hiring a full-time Family Nurse Practitioner. Position Details:

  • Assess and diagnose patients, order relevant diagnostic tests, and prescribe medications.
  • Create and oversee treatment plans for patients, including preventive care and health maintenance.
  • Educate patients and families on health issues, disease prevention, and medical treatments.
  • Refer patients to specialists and other healthcare professionals as needed.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare providers to ensure quality patient care.
  • Maintain detailed medical records and document patient care activities per Southwest Care Center policy.
  • Lead clinic staff through education and outreach, participate in quality assurance initiatives, support the training of new team members, and supervise patient care provided by provider-assigned staff.
  • Engage in planning and evaluating primary medical care and service programs, including policy development and recommending program changes.
  • Keep professional and technical knowledge current through continuing education or seminars related to job responsibilities.
  • Participate in quality measures and chart reviews as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Practice Highlights:

  • Typical schedule: Monday - Friday 8-5, with 32 hours of patient care and 8 hours of administrative time weekly.
  • Limited call rotation may be required outside the typical schedule.
  • System-wide Athena EMR.
  • Telehealth visits through Mend platform.
  • Onsite care team includes Physicians, NPs, Physician Assistants, Clinical Pharmacists, Behavioral Health Clinicians, Case Managers, RNs and RN Clinic Managers, Medical Assistants, Pharmacists, Health Educators, and a Registered Dietician.
  • Inclusive "We Care" culture.

Candidate Highlights:

  • 3 years of experience is preferred, particularly in primary healthcare.
  • Completion of a Family Nurse Practitioner certification program. Experience with HIV care is highly desired.
  • Current certification by the New Mexico Board of Nursing; national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. AAHIVS certification is highly desired.

Employment Highlights:

  • Competitive salary with bonuses and relocation assistance available.
  • Excellent work/life balance with generous time off plans.
  • Tuition reimbursement available through SCC and NHSC Loan Repayment Program.
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k with significant employer contribution, paid time off, professional development programs, and 340B prescription access.

Interested in this Position? Need More Information? Apply today, and we will connect you with our recruitment team. We look forward to speaking with you. If you have difficulty applying or need assistance, please contact

*Please note, we are unable to respond to resume inquiries.

Living & Working in New Mexico: The Land of Enchantment offers a unique lifestyle. Our clinics in Santa Fe and Albuquerque each have their own distinct vibe and offer the benefits of living in New Mexico.

  • Rich cultural and historical diversity.
  • 310 days of sunshine, a mild, dry climate, and four distinct seasons. Youll forget what humidity is when you live here.
  • Year-round outdoor activities including hiking, rock-climbing, rafting, motorized sports, and even skiing. Yes, we have big ski mountains in and around the deserts of New Mexico!
  • Diverse and inclusive communities with kind people from all walks of life.
  • Stunning landscapes that include deserts and majestic mountains. New Mexico must be seen to be believed.
  • Continuous festivals, concerts, and events including the internationally known Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque.
  • An international airport providing low-cost, quick access domestically and internationally.
  • Big city amenities in Albuquerque with easy access from Santa Fe (50 min). Many of our employees commute between these cities, connected by the NM rail system for a relaxing commute with breathtaking views.
  • Great schools and family-friendly communities.
  • And lets not forget about New Mexican cuisineā€”its some of the best food in the country. Will you have red or green?

Southwest Care Center is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.

Job Details:

  • Location: NM Albuquerque
  • Worker Type: Employee
  • Regular
  • Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
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Job Overview

  • Application Deadline: 15 August 2024