Nurse Practioner

Job Description

Napa Pain Institute is looking for a Nurse Practitioner who is, or is committed to becoming, an expert and leader in care for patients with chronic pain and related neurological conditions.

Today, the specialty of pain management is exploding with opportunities to help our patients. At Napa Pain Institute, we carefully establish the right diagnosis; coordinate the care of many involved providers, offer minimally invasive interventions, and place implanted devices (neuromodulation) for pain. We also safely manage medications many classes for the treatment of symptoms related to chronic pain.

The role of the Nurse Practitioner is central to the patient experience and to their clinical outcomes. Our NPs provide diagnostic and treatment skills including interventional procedures (some with ultrasound guidance), management of implanted devices, and care coordination. There are abundant clinical research opportunities and teaching opportunities in our organization. We strongly support continuing education and professional development for all of our staff.

Napa Pain Institute was formed by. Eric Grigsby in 2017 and is part of Neurovations, a patient care and innovation company founded in 1992. Neurovations provides the best care for every patient we see- every day. Today, we are a national leader in medical device and pharmaceutical innovation, clinical research, pain, and neuroscience education, and community health through our non-profit Foundation, HealthRoots.Our unwavering mission is to inspire hope and to contribute to the health and well-being of our patients and communities through integrated clinical practice, research, and education.

Job Summary

Clinical Mid-Level Provider, with the supervision of a physician, provides a continuum of care to the chronic pain patient. The Mid-level provider performs diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to manage acute and chronic pain focused on a full range of treatment options and avoidance of drug dependencies.

Job Responsibilities

Conducts thorough medical histories, performs complete physical examinations, and initiates appropriate lab and radiology testing required for evaluation of illness.

Assess the patient’s current health status and develops a medical diagnosis and treatment plan, with a direct review of a physician.

Prescribe appropriate oral, transdermal and Intrathecal medications. Counsels patients on drug side effects and hazards and concurrent use of alcohol and other medications.

Performs routine procedure therapeutic procedures we train on including trigger point injections, ITMSrefills and reprogramming, spinal stimulation analysis and reprogramming, ITMS aspiration and evaluation of peripheral nerve injections and surgical wound care.

Educates patients regarding their disease and treatment. Counsels on preventive health maintenance topics such as diet, weight, and smoking.

Assists with record keeping and completes appropriate medical charts.

Identifies potential candidates for clinical research trials and coordinates with the clinical research coordinator on presenting options to patients.

Refers patients to physicians or to specialized health resources, as appropriate.

Demonstrates a high standard of moral and ethical behavior. Demonstrates compassion and professionalism and a commitment to outstanding patient care.

Other duties, as required.

Experience

Relevant one-year experience preferred

License/Certification/Registration

CA RN (Required)

Active DEA (Required)

CA driver’s license (Required)

RN

NP

About Santa Rosa

Enjoy all of life’s greatest indulgences- wine, food, relaxation, and adventure- can be experienced all at once in the Napa Valley! One of the top Wine Country destinations in the world, this small slice of heaven is home to wineries throughout and 6 quaint towns. Dabble in Michelin-Star restaurants, fantastic food trucks or locally sourced cuisines. Experience music festivals to gallery openings to historic exhibitions. Napa is bursting at the seams with things to do!

-Experience near-perfect weather with over 260 days of sunshine!

-Take in stunning sunsets while enjoying a quiet river walk, soar over the vineyards in a hot air balloon ride or hike among the majestic oaks- Napa has something for both the young and old alike!

-Lovers of nature can bike along a well-worn mountain trail, golfers can hit the greens at one of the many PGA championship golf courses and foodies can indulge in the finest cuisines.

-Close proximity to San Francisco, Oakland, and Sacramento providing access to the most sophisticated cultural opportunities in the world!

-Nationally recognized and award-winning California Distinguished public and private schools in the area

-Travel stress-free with 3 international airports to choose from offering direct flights to London, Hong Kong, Dubai, Paris, Beijing and many more!

Our unwavering mission is to inspire hope and to contribute to the health and well-being of our patients and communities through integrated clinical practice, research, and education.