Nurse Practitioner

Location: Union City, TN
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for rendering professional clinical care within the clinical setting in support of supervising physician and as directed by office manager.
  • With the supervision of a Physician, per state guidelines, performs complete histories and physicals on patients of all ages for which licensure and certification are held to establish and record patients' current health status and to develop a working diagnosis and treatment plan to provide continuing medical care, including performing examinations, writing orders, and charting notes.
  • This medical care may be in a variety of clinical settings.
  • The role will provide outpatient based care to patients with complex, chronic health conditions.Continue
  • NP's practice in a setting that requires the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to manage chronic health problems.
  • Must have the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams.

DUTIES OF THE JOB:
  • Conducts thorough medical histories; performs complete physical examinations (where indicated); initiates appropriate lab, radiology tests or other special tests required for evaluation of illness, and scrutinizes lab data on new and former clinic patients to establish a record of the patient's current health status and to develop a working diagnosis and treatment plan with direct review by a physician.
  • Must be able to work with autonomy within State law under the direction of supervising physician.
  • Performs and interprets, at least to the point of recognizing deviations from normal, common laboratory, radiological, and other routine diagnostic procedures used to identify pathophysiologic processes.
  • Performs routine procedures such as injections, and manages pain management conditions.
  • Provides information and answers routine questions of patients regarding their disease, including preventive health maintenance topics such as diet, weight, smoking, and topics related to medical specialty, with basic recommendations.
  • Educates patients regarding their disease, treatments, related drug and treatment side effects, and hazards.
  • Assists with record keeping, completes appropriate patient medical charts, transcribes lab data and routine correspondence, as directed and reviewed by a physician.
  • Refers patients to physicians as appropriate for consultation or for specialized health resources and treatment.
  • Ensures continuity of care by serving as a liaison between the patient and other members of the multi-disciplinary care team or with other specialty areas as necessary.
  • Participates in quality monitoring thru the review of records and treatment plans for patient outcomes on a periodic basis to assure quality care.
  • May serve as clinical preceptor for NP students and other health professionals.
  • Demonstrates a high standard of moral and ethical behavior.
  • Demonstrates Compassion and professionalism and a commitment to excellent patient care.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner's Program; Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioner Studies.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Must have Prescriptive authority for licensure to prescribe.
  • Must have good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate competency and the ability to perform advanced assessment, diagnosis, and treatment plan development and invasive procedures as per clinical privileges.
  • Must hold an active license for advanced practice nurse.
  • Must hold certification as a nurse practitioner from approved certifying body.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Physical requirement for this position includes but not limited to:
  • Lifting Requirements: 10-30 lbs.
  • Frequency of Lifting: 0-25% of the time
Average percent of time during regular shift devoted to:
  • Standing, Walking, Bending and Reaching: 50%
  • Sitting: 50%
  • Ability to grasp with both hands; pinch with thumb or forefinger; turn with hand/arm; reach for (above shoulder height)
  • Ability to speak on the telephone and write simultaneously
  • Ability to operate multi-line telephone system; computer keyboard; calculators
April A. Estes
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