Nurse Practitioner - Full Time - Day Shift
Location: Pediatric Clinic - Cochran
Provide routine care and management for patients with acute and chronic complaints, in collaboration with the supervising physician.
Obtains complete histories and performs pertinent physical exams with assessment of normal and abnormal findings on new patients.
Obtains interval histories and performs pertinent examinations on return patients.
Performs or requests and evaluates diagnostic studies as indicated upon evaluation of the patient.
Orders medications and acquires counter-signature on prescriptions from the supervising physician for medications not included in the approved formulary.
Initiates arrangements for hospital admissions and discharges and completes appropriate documentation.
Recognizes and considers age-specific needs of patients.
Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.
Recognizes situations which require the immediate attention of a physician, and initiates life-saving procedures when necessary.
Current RN Licensure, Current Nurse Practioner Licensure, Current BCLS Certification, Current DEA number, EHR/EMR Experience, Supply Management, Verbal Communication, Infection Control, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Organization, Scheduling, Professionalism, Customer Focus, Confidentiality, Bedside Manner, Medical Teamwork