Opportunity: Family Nurse Practitioner - Alpine
 Opportunity Details
Opportunity Type: Permanent - Full Time
Specialty: Nurse Practitioner, Family
Location: Alpine, TX, USA
Region: 88 , Rural
Job Position Code: 249787  
Openings: 1
Last Updated: 8/26/2021 12:25:25 PM  
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 Offer Details
Income Details:

Salary negotiable based on experience.

Incentive Pay: Incentive bonus available for exceeding patient goals.
Signing Bonus: Available
Student Loan Forgiveness:


Relocation Paid: Assistance available
Vacation: 10 days PTO, 8-10 Holidays
CME: 5 days and $3,000 per year
Call Coverage: After hour call rotation
Other Benefits:

Excellent Benefits! This facility offers a progressive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Health, life, and dental insurance available
  • Signing bonus and relocation negotiable
  • $3,000 and 5 days annually for CME
  • FTCA malpractice insurance
  • Retirement plan available
  • 10 days PTO

 Job Description

In Alpine, TX: Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner to deliver quality medical care to patients of the Center and functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team within the scope of his or her medical practice.

 Job Overview:

  • Provide complete, comprehensive outpatient care within his/her scope for patients, including health care maintenance, examinations, referrals, and treatment of medical conditions, to include follow-up on all patients and/or any problems detected
  • Medically manage acute and chronic illness,  including acute complication and routine follow-up. Develop a plan of care, coordinate care and determine the need for case conference
  • Make appropriate referrals to both internal disciplines of the agency and /or external agencies for additional services required, which also include health care management, mammograms, well women, and well men physicals and follow-ups
  • Provide appropriate follow-up with assistance of the nursing staff to include telephone/written correspondence.  Consult with medical and nursing staff as indicated
  • Responsible for accurate, coding of charts, timely documentation in the patient’s medical record,  client contracts,  case management,  client’s plan of care, health care management, referrals, and follow-ups
  • After hour call rotation 
  • EHR: NextGen

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 Job Requirements


  • License to practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the State of Texas required
  • Annual continuing medical education as required by Board specialty
  • Board certification required
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Healthcare Professionals Certification
  • Minimum of 3 years experience preferred
  • Knowledge of protocols in general and an ability to quickly gain specific knowledge of the Center’s current operational protocols

Verbal and written English and Spanish Bilingual preferred but not required 

Come make a difference in Alpine!
Community Overview

Brewster County, the largest county in Texas, is located in the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas, and is the site of Big Bend National Park, the largest park in the state. Brewster County is bordered by Presidio County to the west, Jeff Davis County to the northwest, Pecos County and Terrell County to the east, and the Rio Grande to the south.

Alpine is a city in and the county seat of Brewster CountyTexas, United States. [7] The population was 5,905 at the 2010 census. [8] The town has an elevation of 4,475 ft (1,364 m), and the surrounding mountain peaks are over a mile (1600 m) above sea level. The university, hospital, library, and retail make Alpine the center of the sprawling 12,000 square miles (31,000 km2) but wide open Big Bend area (combined population only 12,500) including Brewster, Presidio, and Jeff Davis Counties.

The town sits on a high plateau, in the Chihuahua Desert, with the Davis Mountains to the north and the Chisos Mountains to the south. Outcrops of ancient volcanic rocks spread to the northwest. Other layers of rocks have been exposed over time as the mountains were forced up and then eroded. The high elevation cools the desert air in the evenings.

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 Contact Information
Contact: Anita Mitchell, Recruitment and Retention Director
Texas Association of Community Health Centers
5900 Southwest Parkway
Building 3
Austin, TX 78735
Email: amitchell@tachc.org
Phone: (512) 329-5959
Fax: (512) 358-2018

 Practice Information
Number of physicians in group: 5
Practice Description :

We are the ONLY NON-PROFIT DENTAL, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, & MEDICAL SERVICE PROVIDERS in the Region. We have clinics located in Alpine, Marfa, and Presidio. We accept Private Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Worker's Comp, etc. We provide a SLIDING SCALE to the uninsured or insured persons with HIGH DEDUCTIBLES. We make UN-AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE AFFORDABLE. This means that your cost may only be $25.00 if you qualify. Our staff will work with you to meet your healthcare needs. We offer HEAVILY DISCOUNTED LABS if paid for the same day of your visit. We see patients 0-100+ years old for all Family Practice needs as well as these specialties; Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Occupational Work Exams, School Physicals and more.

If you are interested in learning more, or if you have knowledge of an individual who may be seeking an excellent practice opportunity, please contact us.