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Verified Pay $95,000 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Benton, Kentucky

About this job

Salary Specifics:

$95,000 annually + RVU incentive plan

At DRIFT, we work with healthcare companies across the United States to help recruit for frontline staff and medical positions. By applying with us, you'll work with one of our Recruitment Pros to help you land your next dream role. Please note: we recruit for direct hire positions and are not an agency.

We are looking for experienced Licensed Nurse Practitioners, NPs, General Medicine Nurse Practitioners, for “SNF-ists,” in-house nurse practitioners that will provide care for the geriatric population in a Skilled Nursing and/or Assisted Living setting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as a Skilled Nursing Facility’s leading provider of internal medicine services.
  • Collaborate with the facility’s interdisciplinary team and physicians.
  • Serve as a day-to-day clinical leader while helping oversee the care of all residents.
  • Work with the entire facility’s patient population - short and long-term residents.
  • Prescribe all necessary medications and treatments.
  • Provide monthly stability visits for long term residents.
  • Perform comprehensive physical examinations of patients.
  • Develop and implement patient management policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities.
  • Communicate with attending physicians and/or specialists regarding patient care.
  • Be comfortable and proficient with documentation and CPT coding.
  • Provide evaluations for patients exhibiting changes in condition.
  • Advanced care planning.
  • Oversee residents day-to-day care with the assistance of the facility’s nursing staff and guidance from the facility’s medical directors and attending physicians.
  • Provide comprehensive health assessments, differential diagnosis, and prescribe treatments under the protocol in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease.


  • Flexible Work-Life Balance Schedule
  • 401(k)
  • Medical (Blue Cross Blue Shield) and RX Insurance
  • UHC Dental Insurance
  • UHC Vision Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefit Aflac options -
  • Life AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Accident Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Program
  • Critical Illness
  • Voluntary Life – Term or Whole Life
  • Paid time off
  • Malpractice Insurance and Tail Coverage for $1MM/$3MM
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and credentialing support and so much more!


  • Master’s Degree Required
  • Must hold current and valid registration and license as a Registered Professional Nurse and Nurse Practitioner in the state of Kentucky
  • Must have a DEA #
  • Previous experience in nursing or other medical fields
  • Minimum one-year experience in a Skilled Nursing setting (preferred)
  • Ability to build rapport with patients and their loved ones.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership experience with emphasis on teamwork in a healthcare setting


Paducah, KY


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