Advanced Practitioner Job Description

Advanced Practitioner Job Description

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Advanced practitioner provides the range of treatment or service needed by the patient based on the patient’s age specific and acute/chronic or health maintenance needs.

Advanced Practitioner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Closely Interacts with medical staff food & nutrition services staff to assure conformance to prescribed nutrition care orders
Engages in immediate, frequent collaboration with the Medical Director to share patient progress and plans of care, active problem solving
Conducts face-to-face assessments for recertification and readmission as necessary
At Yale New Haven Health| Northeast Medical Group Walk Ins, you will treat patients for a variety of common illnesses and injuries including skin conditions, work-related injuries, vaccinations and diagnostic testing
Taking first call for all issues concerning surgical patients on the general wards
Responding to calls from the ED for new trauma patients
Assisting in the operating room primarily as first assistant as requested by the surgeon
Work under the supervision of facility medical director and attending nephrologists to provide patient care in the outpatient hemodialysis unit
Interview new patients to obtain and document a detailed patient history and perform focused physical examinations
Work with nephrologists in the program to provide face-to-face interval assessment, evaluate the need for changes in the dialysis prescription and assist in writing weekly progress notes

Advanced Practitioner Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Advanced Practitioner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, APRN, ACLS, NRP, AHA, AOCN, PALS, ANCC, CITI

Education for Advanced Practitioner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the advanced practitioner job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Graduate, Nursing, Medical, Physician Assistant, Education, Respiratory Care, Associates, Health, Physician Assistant Studies, Physician Assistant Program

Skills for Advanced Practitioner

Desired skills for advanced practitioner include:

Age-related differences and needs of patients in appropriate
Current medical practices and skills
Specific populations from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice
Growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated
Growth and development appropriate to the age of the patient treated
Her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures
Specific gestation populations and applies them to practice
Acute and chronic disease management and ACLS
Anatomy
Applicable federal

Desired experience for advanced practitioner includes:

Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies
Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations
Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity
Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms
ACNP, AGACNP, AGNP board certification preferred based population served
Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state one works

Advanced Practitioner Examples

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Advanced Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of advanced practitioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for advanced practitioner
  • Maintains an average of 15 minutes with each client to maintain efficient clinic flow
  • Participates in the evaluation and selection of flyers and brochures available for our clients
  • Assist in the orientation of new employees to your specialty
  • Precepts nursing and medical students or residents as requested by leadership
  • Perform travel in relation to duties
  • Serve as relief nurse in clinics when an extreme nursing shortage exist
  • Work collaboratively as part of a mobile clinical team of advanced practice colleagues, physicians, medical assistants, and case managers in each county to bring integrated care to the most in need
  • Provide effective primary and chronic care for complex medical issues
  • Manage population of patients longitudinally through high-touch interactions and delivery of clinical services in the home and across other sites of care
  • Report to a physician lead in each county and join a national group of advanced practice clinicians serving Medicare and Medicaid patients
Qualifications for advanced practitioner
  • Nurse Practitioner certified (or ability to sit for certification exam within three (3) months) through ANA or equivalent
  • Current state Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber certified or eligible for certification
  • Experience in Palliative Care and/or Hospice preferred
  • 1 to 3 years' experience necessary
  • 1-3 years of working in an endocrinology or specialty clinic preferred (new grads accepted)
  • Parker Adventist Hospital is a Level II Trauma Center Parker Adventist Hospital, located at E-470 and Parker Road, offers leading medical experts, cutting edge technology and a broad array of clinical services
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Advanced Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an advanced practitioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for advanced practitioner
  • Provides clinical leadership in practice
  • Develops, promotes and manages the NCH APN staff reporting to the Director of Nursing - Advanced Practice
  • Maintains and develops quality and integrity, including managing budget and grant dollars balanced within the context of organizational stewardship
  • Ensures that projects are planned, managed and supportive of the long-term range goals to align with enterprise and nursing goals
  • Provides strong leadership for staff through education and mentoring
  • Fosters an atmosphere that promotes creative productivity and teamwork
  • Promotes research to include clinical application and evidence-based practice activities
  • Provides consultative input and recommendations relative to advanced nurse practitioners
  • Monitors Florida scope and standards of advanced nursing practice
  • Assists the departments with nursing personnel to meet all regulatory and professional standards such as The Joint Commission, American Nursing Association (ANA) and other state and national regulatory standards, as appropriate
Qualifications for advanced practitioner
  • Physician assistant or nurse practitioner
  • Candidates must have some oncology or specialty clinic experience
  • Working in our Hematology/Oncology Outpatient clinic, provide Nurse Practitioner support and develops, implements and evaluates a program of specialized health care for a select patient population
  • Promotes a collaborative relationship and effort between the medical staff and professional nurses toward continuity of patient care and efficient use of resources
  • Serves as a role model for professional nursing practice
  • Participates in the development of formal and informal educational programs for the unit-based nursing staff.Develops educational programs within area of expertise
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Advanced Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an advanced practitioner. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for advanced practitioner
  • Provide surgical assistance to ophthalmic cases, including perioperative care
  • Work with both adult and pediatric patients, including those with significant facial deformities, including from trauma, cancer or congenital anomalies
  • Provide independent evaluation and assessment of common straight-forward oculoplastic surgery patients, with both direct and indirect supervision, to determine insurance eligibility for eyelid surgery, manage routine post-operative patients, and share long-term follow ups of chronic care patients
  • Provide specialized patient education regarding disease-based and perioperative education/instructions for patients and their families
  • Review possible risks of proposed surgical procedure while obtaining surgical consents (including blood consent and optional tissue research)
  • Provide prescriptions and instructions for medications/medical supplies necessary for the pre-operative period
  • Maintain excellent medical records in an Epic-based EHR, and assist the supervising surgeon with medical record keeping
  • Generally work as the right-hand person in a team-oriented fashion to help care for oculoplastic patients and run the oculoplastic practice
  • Provide care to selected routine oculoplastics patients in the clinic such as dry eye, blepharitis, lid lesion assessments, droopy eyelids, tearing, among various University locations
  • Provide surgical assistance to ophthalmic cases in settings among various University locations
Qualifications for advanced practitioner
  • Graduate level nurse practitioner or physician assistant program
  • Provisional or full prescriptive authority for NP candidates is a plus
  • May perform minor procedures such as laceration repair, incision and drainage, application of splints and casts, and treatment of minor burns
  • United States Department of Justice DEA Registration Commonwealth of Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration
  • Oncology Certified Nurse recommended, Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse
  • Must be a graduate of a 2-year graduate level program approved by the AMA Board of Approval and Certification PA Programs
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Advanced Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of advanced practitioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for advanced practitioner
  • Provide pre- and post-operative care to surgical patients
  • Provide specialized education regarding disease-based and perioperative education/instructions for patients and their family
  • Provide pre-operative history and physical assessment of patients in the clinics on an as needed basis when time permits
  • Perform physical examination and present pertinent data to medical staff
  • Refer the patient to various internal and external settings to complete pre-operative testing and risk assessment
  • Incorporate social work and research resources to benefit patient satisfaction and education
  • Provide appropriate treatment for certain lid anomalies in the clinic
  • Advise patients concerning diet, hygiene, normal growth and development and methods for prevention of disease
  • Employees typically analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities
  • Other duties as directed by the ACU Medical Director
Qualifications for advanced practitioner
  • Primary and/or Acute Care certifications are acceptable
  • 2 or more years experience in surgery and preferably with first assistant and trauma care experience
  • Active Florida license
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree for studies coordinated at the V.A
  • Must be comfortable with date entry in study related databases, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and documenting in electronic medical records
  • Must be comfortable with data entry in study related databases, Microsoft Office (Word,Excel and PowerPoint) and documenting in electronic medical records
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Advanced Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an advanced practitioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for advanced practitioner
  • Function in lieu of or alongside a physician
  • Recognize more serious conditions
  • Direct the patient to the emergency room for advanced care when necessary
  • Must be able to problem solve, critically think, assess and care for patients in a critical care setting
  • Assess the symptoms and level of acuity to identify the appropriate patient protocol, the need for consultation, testing, or other appropriate treatments/action
  • Performs comprehensive exams and develops appropriate patient care plan, in inpatient critical care setting
  • Provides patients with education regarding diagnosis and treatment
  • Effective communication with patients, families, staff and hospital
  • Triage and evaluate patients
  • Ability to perform critical care procedures and interventions, as required
Qualifications for advanced practitioner
  • Order and interpret routine and special laboratory studies
  • Write orders for inpatient medicine
  • Perform such other responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the chief hospitalist and within NP scope of practice
  • Cover after hour calls from patient care staff- including and not limited to Electrolyte replacement, Hypertension, and other acute situations which may arise overnight for 2 buildings
  • Consult with covering physician’ as needed based on patient situations that may arise for 2 buildings
  • Consult other physician services as dictated per patient condition

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