NURSE PRACTITIONER

Contract
  • Post Date: October 5, 2016
Job Description

NURSEPRACTITIONER JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Description:

Nurse Practitioner shall provide healthcare services to patients within scopeof license. Performs physical examinations; performs or orders diagnostictests; establishes diagnosis; prescribes medications; instructs patients andfamily members about medical conditions and treatment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician indiagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatmentand services for quality patient care; record the normal and abnormal data forreview by the physician.
• Take patient histories, conduct physical examinations; write progress notes;prepare patient workups and summaries noting pertinent positive and negativefindings; obtain psychosocial history relevant to patient care, and assumeresponsibility for developing therapeutic relationships with patients.
• Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explainnecessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnosticand therapeutic procedures to the patient.
• Carry out therapeutic procedures such as cast application and removal, woundsuturing and dressing changes; monitor progress of patients, report progress tosupervising physician, and maintain record of each patient’s progress,consulting with supervising physician when patient’s progress does not meetanticipated and/or predetermined criteria.
• Provide patient education.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
• Work requires completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Activestate nursing license required.
• Prefer at least 1 year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a hospital orrelated medical facility.
• Must meet Concentric’s pre-employment screening requirements
• Clear criminal background screening.
• BCLS certified required.
• Must have active DEA License.
• Current physical exam, if required by state regulations or contractspecifications.

Physical/Work Environment Requirements:
Hospital, clinic, medical center, physician’s office or other related healthcare facility.
Exposure to blood borne pathogens and other bodily fluids