Family Nurse Practitioner (APRN)

Organization: Healthy Connections
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Clinical

Join Our Fast-Growing Healthcare Family as a Family Nurse Practitioner (APRN)

Who We’re Seeking

Healthy Connections is searching for a dedicated Family Nurse Practitioner (APRN) to join our dynamic team in Arkansas. Positions are available at the Little Rock Midtown clinic and at soon-to-be-opened locations in Bryant and Conway. If you are passionate about providing high-quality healthcare services and making a positive impact on the community, we want to hear from you.

About Us

At Healthy Connections Community Health Network, we’ve been serving the needs of children and adults in our communities since 1998. Our mission is to provide essential health, dental, behavioral health, and social services to families from all walks of life. Joining our team means becoming a part of a compassionate and dedicated healthcare network with a deep commitment to community well-being.

NHSC Site Offering Incentive Programs

At Healthy Connections, we’re not just a healthcare provider; we’re a platform for your professional aspirations. As an approved NHSC (National Health Service Corps) site, we empower you to reach your career goals. We offer exclusive health workforce incentive programs, including scholarships and loan repayments for eligible candidates. By joining us, you’re not only delivering essential healthcare services but also investing in your future. Take the step toward a fulfilling career with us, where your dedication is rewarded, and your potential knows no bounds.

How You’ll Contribute

Your responsibilities encompass a wide spectrum of direct patient services, reflecting the core values of our organization. You will conduct thorough assessments, gather complete medical, social, and family histories, and prescribe medications, therapies, and treatments tailored to individual therapeutic goals. Additionally, you will counsel and educate patients and their families, fostering a collaborative and supportive healthcare environment.

Moreover, you will actively contribute to our healthcare initiatives, such as Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Meaningful Use (MU), aligning your work with the highest standards of care. Your expertise will extend to the diagnosis of acute and chronic illnesses, ordering lab and x-ray studies, and the formulation and initiation of patient management plans. In cases requiring specialized care, you will make referrals, ensuring patients receive the necessary treatment and support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments, including medical, social, and family histories.
  • Perform complete physical examinations within your scope of practice.
  • Diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesses using evidence-based protocols.
  • Prescribe medications, therapies, and treatments according to therapeutic goals.
  • Educate and counsel patients and their families on health conditions and treatment plans.
  • Order and interpret routine and diagnostic lab and x-ray studies.
  • Develop and monitor patient management plans in collaboration with supervising physicians.
  • Refer patients to specialists and coordinate care as needed.
  • Support and implement goals, policies, and systems such as Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Meaningful Use (MU).
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement initiatives and develop collaborative relationships with other departments and community health agencies.
  • See all types of patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Become certified in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and HIV care.


  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing or a recognized Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Arkansas APRN licensure.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • CPR and ACLS training within 9 months of employment.
  • DEA licensure.
  • Experience to fulfill the duties of this position.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and network systems.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and customer service skills.
  • The ability to establish effective working relationships and problem-solve independently.
  • Either full COVID-19 vaccination or a willingness to become vaccinated before starting employment.
  • Willingness to become certified in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and HIV care.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Savings Account
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Four-Day Workweek, offering the potential for a three-day weekend most weeks
  • And More
  • Participation in the NHSC loan repayment program for qualified candidates.

Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider

Healthy Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at USDA Complaint Form, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442.

Join Our Fast-Growing Healthcare Family

At Healthy Connections, we believe that exceptional healthcare begins with exceptional people like you. As a Family Nurse Practitioner (APRN) on our team, you will not only provide vital healthcare services but also become an integral part of a community-focused organization dedicated to making a real difference. Join us in our journey of growth and impact, where your skills, compassion, and dedication will be celebrated and nurtured. Together, we will continue to elevate the standard of care and build a healthier future for our communities.

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding career path with boundless opportunities for personal and professional growth, we invite you to join our fast-growing healthcare family at Healthy Connections. Your journey begins here. Apply today and be a part of something extraordinary.

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