Primary Care Advanced Practice Registered Nurse / Full-Time / Days

Location US-IL-Granite City
Job ID
# Positions
Regular Full-Time


Chestnut Family Health Center, a division of Chestnut Health Systems, is seeking a full-time Primary Care Advanced Practice Registered Nurse for our Granite City, IL facility, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.


This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus!


Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.


**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions. 


  • Provide high-quality, patient-centered, culturally sensitive primary care services:
    • Conduct comprehensive History (HPI)
    • Address Problems and Medications List
    • Conduct thorough Review of Systems (ROS)
    • Perform thorough review of Past Medical History
    • Conduct thorough Physical Examination
    • Develop Assessment and Plan
    • Management of Care / Medical Decision Making
  • Provide direct medical prescriber services in accordance with Nurse Practitioner Collaborative Agreement, State of Illinois and agency policies and procedures:
    • Actively participate in Collaboration meetings/discussions
    • Staff cases when appropriate
  • Be familiar with and utilize CFHC-approved Clinical Protocols. Actively participate in program development activities to improve services to patients and educate staff on relevant topics.
  • Complete by deadline all training assignments.
  • Actively participate in multi-disciplinary team staffing and consultation activities including team huddles, meetings and/or calls.
  • Perform services diligently and faithfully, in accordance with the Corporate Bylaws and policies of Chestnut or affiliated corporate entities, with the same quality and practice of medicine performed in the community in accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and applicable codes of conduct and the Joint Commission.
  • Meet or exceed productivity measures as outlined in the CFHC Provider Expectations document.
  • Meet or exceed documentation deadlines as outlined in the CFHC Provider Expectations document.
  • Meet or exceed quality measures as outlined in the CFHC Provider Expectations document.
  • Assist Chestnut in complying with all applicable standards as required by HRSA, the Joint Commission and other applicable accrediting organizations, licensing bodies and payers.
  • Complete financial, credentialing/privileging documentation within the expected timeframes as outlined in the CFHC Provider Expectations Guide and/or policy.
  • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.


  • Registered Nurse with Master’s degree in Nursing required.
  • Licensed as Family Nurse Practitioner or other Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois with a specialization in family practice.
  • Solid understanding of comprehensive primary care services (acute, preventive and chronic care) for pediatric through geriatric patients; experience in primary care or community health ambulatory setting, experience in provision of chronic care/disease management services.
  • Willingness to work in an integrated primary care and behavioral health care environment.
  • Willingness to work with underprivileged population.
  • Basic computer skills with willingness to use electronic medical records system.
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process. 

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more. 


***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211


Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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