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Family Nurse Practitioner — Fort Hood, TX

Family Nurse Practitioner
Fort Hood, TX

Argent Technologies, LLC is seeking a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner for a contract bid at Ft Hood, Killen, TX

The Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner will provide services to eligible members of the Military Treatment Facility (MTF)at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (CRDAMC)


The contractor shall meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Must have and maintain a current, active, valid, unrestricted

  • Nurse Practitioner license in one of the 50 states in the U.S., the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. License must correspond to DEA registration number. In addition, the FNP must possess a license (or other authorizing document) for advanced practice issued by either the State Board of Nursing granting the FNP license or another State.

  • Have a minimum of one year of experience (within the past three years) of routinely practicing as a family nurse practitioner.

  • Must have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification during the contract period of performance.' Certifications must be obtained through an American Heart Association approved training program.

  • Health Care Professionals trained in international countries are eligible to practice in the AMEDD in their respective disciplines if the appropriate requirements are met.

  • Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) must be an achieved certification by a nationally recognized certifying body (for example, American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners). Appropriate to the specialty area of practice. Certification will be maintained for the duration of the individual's advanced clinical practice.

  • Be a graduate of an accredited master's level or doctoral program acceptable to the Department of the Army (DA) that prepared the FNP with additional knowledge and skills to practice in their clinical specialty. The FNP practices according to his/her specialty, the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice for Nurse Practitioners, and as determined by the organizational mission and scope of care and services...

  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is required at a minimum; however, a Master of

  • Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is preferred.

  • Must be able to complete and maintain a National Agency and Local Check (NACLC) background investigation.

  • Shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with patients and other HCPs.

  • Contract HCPs shall be required to meet Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements of

  • 100 hours every two years in order to maintain current NCCPA certification. The government will not reimburse for these costs.

  • The contractor shall ensure contract HCPs have received Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) required training for the position in which they will perform, and that training currency is maintained. Documentation of such training shall be provided to the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR).

  • shall be able to type and have had experience using computers, but will not be required to type a certain amount of words per minute. The government will provide computer training on the hospital computer systems. Failure to learn the computer systems within a reasonable time period shall be grounds for immediate removal of the provider.

  • Must possess the competencies to enter/retrieve medical information in various government database systems.

  • shall complete any mandatory annual medical/government required training.

  • Must accurately enter actual work hours into the Defense Medical Human Resources System Intranet (DMHRSi) every other week on the date specified by the COR or designated Government representative.

HOURS OF PERFORMANCE/DUTY HOURS: Duty hours shall be as set forth by the applicable Department Chief or his/her designated government representative. The contractor will provide services for work weeks averaging 40 work-hours and may consist of an average of five (5) eight-hour work days scheduled Sunday through Saturday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. This schedule may include Federal Holidays, evening hours, and weekend hours as scheduled by the MTF.

For details and to apply, contact Pamela Patton at pfp@argenttech.net or 210.888.1876