Job ID: 290036681
Last Updated: 8/4/2021
Family Nurse Practioner
Critical Access Hospital
John C. Fremont Healthcare District (JCF) is a Critical Access Hospital located just south of Yosemite National Park and two hours from Fresno, California. JCF is comprised of an acute care hospital, 3 outpatient clinics, a growing Home Health & Hospice department and a 16 bed LTC. Our service area is primarily centered in the Mariposa / Oakhurst areas (while serving Mariposa County).
About the hospital:
18 Acute/Swing bedsAcute/Swing daily censusaverage 4.5
24-Hour Emergency Department
Medical Transport Helicopter on-site
16 Distinct part skilled nursing, daily census 16, 5-Star Rating
46,500 outpatient visits annually
Home Health and Hospice services
CT Scanner and ultrasound
New X-ray and Mammography machines
MRI (onsite one day a week)
29 Medical Providers on staff, inclusive of specialists, family and emergency medicine
Certificate of Recognition and Achievement / California Hospital Engagement Network
About the Community:
Mariposa County has a population of 18,000, which include a population of approximately 2000 people in the unincorporated town of Mariposa. Elevations of populated areas are between 500 (Catheys Valley, ranching area) to 4,000 (Mariposa Pines in mountain pines). The hospital and surrounding town elevation is at 2,000. It lies in the rugged foothill area of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Mariposa County includes Yosemite Valley, where the world famous Yosemite National Park is located, along with other lake and boating areas, and miles of scenic trails. The county lies at the southern end of the Mother Lode and was a hub of the California Gold Rush (in the mid 1800s). The history, natural wonders and recreational activities available make the area a popular year round tourist destination.
Rural, but not Remote:
Our beautiful community, nestled in the foothills is not really remote. In fact, metropolitan areas offering shopping, amenities, and other activities are relatively nearby. The distance to nearby cities is: 37 miles to Merced, 72 miles to Fresno, and 150 miles to San Francisco, 300 miles to Los Angeles, large metropolitan cities.
Living in Mariposa:
Mariposa has a variety of home options available, ranging from vacant land to homes for rent the purchase within a 15 mile radius of the hospital. Home rentals range from $800-$1,700 per month and home sale prices from 250k-800k (typically depending upon the amount of land). Mariposa has 10 local churches and a highly praised local school district.
Mariposa is a vibrant rural community ideal for a candidate and or family who love the outdoors and enjoy seasonal activities. Please visit the Mariposa Chamber of Commerce and the Yosemite/Mariposa Tourism Bureau for great pictures and additional information about our great community. Visit Mariposa Unified School District to learn about our local schools.
Be Part of Our Great Team:
Enjoy working in a supportive environment where teamwork and patient care are priority. Everyone makes a difference. We care about our patients; we care about the District, and we care about our community.
Family Nurse Practitioner administers appropriate on-going acute, chronic, and family practice medical care services in the ambulatory care setting for clinic patients, under the direct supervision of the Clinic Medical Director or other staff physicians. The Physicians Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner is not precluded from performing any functions performed by the supervising physician of which the Physicians Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner is qualified and as delegated by the supervising physician.
Family Nurse Practitioner is concurrently responsible for the development, implementation, and on-going evaluation of medical care policies and procedures in conjunction with the Medical Director.
Family Nurse Practitioner are expected to understand and comply with all current laws, rules and regulations which govern the practice of Physicians Assistants and/or Family Nurse Practitioners in the State of California.
Family Nurse Practitioner works cooperatively with licensed, paraprofessional, administrative, and support staff to ensure the on-going operation of the Clinic. May also, directly supervise healthcare professional and paraprofessional staff including but not limited to handling walk-in patients, physicals, workers compensation, pain management, etc.
Member of NHSC Loan Repayment program. For more information, go to www.nhsc.hrsa.gov.
For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to
Martha Robichaux, Chief of Human Resources
209-966-3631, ext. 5151 or 5152
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