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Competitive Salary and Sign On Bonus in St Charles County, MO - SSM Health - Urgent Care FNP
Urgent Care | MO-SSM Health Medical Group and Urgent Care St. Charles | Saint Charles, MO | Req #: R140966

As an Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner with SSM Health, you will play a pivotal role in delivering efficient and patient-centered healthcare services in our dynamic urgent care setting. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to a collaborative healthcare team, providing prompt care for a diverse range of minor illnesses and injuries. If you are a skilled and compassionate Nurse Practitioner seeking a rewarding role in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to join our dedicated team.


Comprehensive Patient Assessments: Perform thorough assessments of patients presenting with urgent care needs, conducting detailed history-taking and physical examinations.

Diagnostic Expertise: Diagnose and treat a variety of minor illnesses and injuries, utilizing your expertise to order and interpret diagnostic tests as necessary.

Treatment Administration: Administer appropriate medications, vaccinations, and medical interventions based on established protocols, ensuring timely and effective patient care.

Collaborative Care: Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to ensure comprehensive and coordinated patient care, fostering an environment of teamwork and shared responsibility.

Patient Education: Provide clear and concise patient education on treatment plans, follow-up care, and preventive measures, promoting informed decision-making and wellness.

Electronic Health Records: Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic health records, documenting all patient encounters with attention to detail and adherence to privacy regulations.

Continuous Learning: Stay current on best practices, guidelines, and advancements in urgent care medicine through continuous education, fostering a commitment to professional development.

Quality Improvement Initiatives: Actively participate in quality improvement initiatives, contributing valuable insights and expertise to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of urgent care services.


Educational Background: Master's or Doctoral degree in Nursing from an accredited program.

Licensure and Certification: Current and unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license in Missouri (or willingness to obtain one). Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Experience: One year proven experience in urgent care or a similar fast-paced clinical setting, showcasing strong clinical and diagnostic decision-making skills.

Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with a patient-centered approach to care.

Technology Proficiency: Proficient in using electronic health record systems, ensuring accurate and secure documentation.

Commitment to Excellence: Demonstrate a commitment to delivering compassionate and patient-centered care, aligned with the values of [Healthcare Organization].

Join our team and become an integral part of our mission to provide accessible and high-quality urgent care services. We offer a supportive work environment, competitive compensation, and opportunities for professional growth. Apply now to make a meaningful impact on the health and well-being of our community.

Nestled in the heart of Missouri, St. Peters is a vibrant and welcoming community known for its suburban charm and family-friendly atmosphere. With a blend of modern conveniences and a touch of small-town warmth, St. Peters offers residents a comfortable and thriving place to call home. Explore picturesque parks and recreational spaces, savor diverse dining options, and experience a strong sense of community pride. This growing city, part of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area, embraces a balance of residential neighborhoods, excellent schools, and accessible amenities, making it an ideal place for individuals and families seeking a suburban haven with a rich community spirit.

SSM Health is a Catholic not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. Headquartered in St. Louis, SSM Health has care delivery sites in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. The health system includes 24 hospitals, more than 300 physician offices and other outpatient care sites, 10 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance company, a technology company and an Accountable Care Organization.

With more than 10,000 providers and 40,000 employees in four states, SSM Health is one of the largest employers in every community it serves. An early adopter of the electronic health record (EHR), SSM Health is a national leader for the depth of its EHR integration.

SSM Medical Group is a member of SSM Health Care-St. Louis and includes almost 400 primary and specialty care physicians in 65 locations, including 6 urgent care clinics and 5 Express Clinics. Our clinics are located in north, south and mid St. Louis County; in St. Charles County; in Warrenton and Troy, Missouri; and in Belleville and Maryville, Illinois.

At SSM, we take pride in the physician leadership of our Medical Group. Our physicians have a voice in their own practice operations, as well as the overall direction of the organization. Our SSM physician leadership allows physicians to manage the care of their own patients and provide appropriate treatment to meet each patient's unique needs.

All SSM Health Medical Group primary care practices are nationally recognized as NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes and provide exceptional care through evidence-based protocols, while coordinating and managing patient care across the continuum.

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