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Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Posted: January 25, 2023
  • Full-Time
Family Nurse Practitioner
Under limited supervision by the Chief Medical Officer , the FNP provides primary health care to individuals specifically experiencing homelessness, food insecurity and other life challenges with complex nursing/medical needs, in accordance with agency guidelines and medical protocols. Provider functions undersigned medical protocols by the medical preceptor.
Little River Medical Center is a non-profit community health center within Horry County. At Little River Medical Center, we strive to offer exceptional health services and deliver quality, compassionate care to everyone. We provide a wide range of affordable health and support service for every family.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBITIES include the following but are not limited to:
  • Performs comprehensive examinations, including physical, developmental assessment and screening for psychosocial problems.
  • Complete timely documentation in the EMR for each patient encounter and review patient medical records for accuracy, and completeness as outlined in LRMC Policy for ensuring timely medical record documentation.
  • Requests, obtains and evaluates results of screening tests.
  • Prescribes treatment plan for management/care for patients and families according to protocols and refers appropriately.
  • Develops a health maintenance plan for individual patients which includes health education, health promotion/disease prevention and general anticipatory guidance.
  • Counsels’ patients and families appropriately regarding management of their care.
  • Monitors the treatment regimen in selected populations.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in all the above. Assessed by medical and clinical preceptors through record audits and one on one training and observation, at least once a year, or if needed.
  • Confer with medical preceptor at least monthly, or when needed for consultation, information, etc.
  • Develops with medical preceptor and supervisor protocols and/or appropriate literature or reference materials to be used and appropriate for state board of nursing for patient management of clients and families.
  • Provides ongoing staff education based on health needs of population served. Provides in-service education in area of specialty. Provides individualized clinical orientation for nursing personnel in specialty area.
  • Conduct quality assurance review utilizing clinical measures by life cycle.
  • Serve as advocate for the center and serve as liaison to local hospitals, health organizations as appropriate.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily as outlined in the Mid-Level Licensed Independent Practitioner Request for Privileges Document. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have 3-5 years of experience as an NP. (required)
  • DEA Waiver for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT). (preferred)
  • A diploma or associate degree in nursing with three (3) years’ experience as a registered nurse or a BSN degree and two (2) years’ experience as an RN and completion of a program of study of at least four (4) months duration in primary health care under the auspices of a recognized university and five (5) months clinical and laboratory practice under the close supervision of a physician preceptor.
LRMC offers benefits such as:
  • Medical, Vision & Dental insurance. Health Benefits start on the 1st of the month following the start date.
  • Employer matched 403B Retirement Plan.
  • Paid Vacation time, Sick time, & Holiday's. As well as paid qualifying Administrative Leave.
  • Employer Paid Health Benefits: Life / AD&D Policies, Short/Long Term Disability, and an Employee Assistant Plan.

Little River Medical Center, Inc.


Myrtle Beach, SC
29577 USA



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