Nurse Practioner Job Description

Nurse Practioner Job Description

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Nurse practioner provides case management of all workers compensation claims; including conducting and documenting factual investigations, analyzing medical records, and providing advice on the need for additional medical information.

Nurse Practioner Duties & Responsibilities

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Demonstrate collaboration and teamwork in managing patient flow-i.e
Helps develop and Implement a Program for Surveillance, Prevention, and Control of Facility-acquired Infections
Reviews and revises policies and procedures related to infection control with all department managers
Maintains an ongoing review and analysis of healthcare associated infection data, risk factors, and special studies that relate to Infection Control
Provides feedback to selected hospital departments about healthcare associated infection risk of their patients
Monitors compliance with current infection control standards in all areas
Collaborates with other departments to assure compliance with the hospital’s biomedical waste program
Compiles statistics as requested or assigned by Director, on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, HIV reports, other reportable disease reports, C difficile, MRSA, VRE, patient satisfaction, isolation fax reports, education fax reports, nurse leader rounding
Participates in hospital, medical staff and Division of Patient Care Services committees as assigned
Monitors policies/regulations from regulatory agencies which impact on health care for patients and facility workers

Nurse Practioner Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Nurse Practioner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, ACLS, PALS, AHA, F2F, DOT, PA, AED, FA

Education for Nurse Practioner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the nurse practioner job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Education, Graduate, Department of Education, Science, Nursing Education, Health Care, Medical, Health, Physician Assistant

Skills for Nurse Practioner

Desired skills for nurse practioner include:

ADA and OSHA highly
Computer based medical records management systems
Workers’ Compensation
Computer based academic delivery systems
Ability to apply professional medical principles
Area of specialization through written publications
Cardiac stress lab procedures
Clinical characteristics and therapeutic interventions of patients special circumstances and conditions
Computers and cell phones

Desired experience for nurse practioner includes:

Collaborates with the Employee Health Nurse to maintain an appropriate employee health program
Participates in the orientation program for all hospital employees and collaborates with other departments related to infection control
Collaborates with Professional Development in identifying infection control educational concerns and conducting educational programs
Participates in hospital-sponsored community educational programs and activities
Serves as a resource person for health care workers and Medical Staff to resolve practice/procedure problems
Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth-i.e

Nurse Practioner Examples


Nurse Practioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of nurse practioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse practioner
  • RN License if RN
  • Certified in Infection Control or obtain within 1 year of hire
  • Provide OBGYN care according to clinical medical protocols and funding source guidelines
  • Supervises, hires, educates, disciplines and evaluates the performance of Nurse Practitioner staff
  • Participates in team meetings, Ground Rounds, and conferences to enhance an interdisciplinary approach to primary health care delivery
  • Submit timely and accurate billing information
  • Must take responsibility for special projects and work independently as required
  • Focus on patient wellness and disease prevention
  • Provide health education services and/or counsel patients on how to make healthy lifestyle choices
  • Will need to work weekdays, occasional weekends and nights for call coverage
Qualifications for nurse practioner
  • Able to work collaboratively with all levels of personnel
  • Current CA Nurse Practitioner License required
  • Current DEA license required
  • BCLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA) required
  • Masters Degree, New York State License for a RN, NYS Nurse Practitioner specialty certification
  • Prior APN experience preferred

Nurse Practioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a nurse practioner. 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 nurse practioner
  • Primary focus of practice is the clinical management of health care to the veterans assigned to Surgery service
  • Facilitates care of urologic or orthopedic patient's their entry and exit from various health care systems by establishing and maintaining liaison with a variety of medical specialists and associated staff
  • Assist with clinical aspects of care to the patients of urology services
  • Initiates and accepts referrals to clinics and/or community agencies
  • Potential to assist in the Procedure Room at the direction of the Chief of Surgery
  • Perform procedures within their realm of expertise and under the direction of the Chief of Surgery and in accordance with the individuals Scope of Practice
  • Assist other Mid- Level providers assigned to the Urology or Orthopedic service as needed
  • Other clinical duties as assigned by the Chief of Surgery
  • Coordinate referrals, scheduling and evaluation of veterans at the Marion VA Medical Center, outside VA's and private sector referrals of veterans to urology or orthopedics in Surgery Service
  • Attend committee meetings and process action teams to represent the Surgery service at the direction of the Chief of Surgery service
Qualifications for nurse practioner
  • State of Texas APRN Licensure and eligibility for full prescriptive authority by the State of Texas
  • Eligibility for DEA/DPS licensure
  • Certified in Basic Life Support and/or Acute Care Life Support, All acute care/inpatient APRNS must hold a minimum ACLS certification
  • Must have or be able to obtain Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license to practice in Colorado
  • Be able to speak Spanish is desirable
  • Combination of previous clinical experience in type 1 diabetes and with special interest and experience in diabetes care in children

Nurse Practioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a nurse practioner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for nurse practioner
  • Function as the liaison between the Chief of Surgery and Sub-specialty services on clinical issues
  • Other administrative duties as assigned by the Chief of Surgery or Administrative Officer
  • Manages and provide wellness and illness care to an assigned group of patients
  • Counsel patients in health promotion/disease prevention strategies
  • Collaborates with patients and other care providers to evaluate and update changes in therapeutic plan of care and patient management
  • Appropriately documents assessments and interventions
  • Acts as a consultant in clinical practices
  • Communicate and collaborate with practice are interdisciplinary team to ensure coordinated patient care
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to improve patient care
  • Time sheet and EAR entry within the required time frame
Qualifications for nurse practioner
  • Minimum five years clinical nursing experience or equivalent required
  • Current State of Florida ARNP Licensure
  • Acute care setting
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with 1 year in Cardiology, preferable heart failure of critical care preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited institution as a Nurse Practitioner required
  • Current Massachusetts licensure as a Nurse Practitioner required

Nurse Practioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a nurse practioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse practioner
  • Maintain detailed reports/files/records/inventory according to requirements set forth
  • Provide assistance on special project needs
  • Provides clinical occupational medicine services and injury care for employers and their employees
  • Abides and complies with medical mandates set forth by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation
  • Coordinates standardization of medical services and documentation for clients
  • Provides prompt medical care to AultWorks clients
  • Provides medical services at all the AultWorks clinics and on site locations
  • Willing to go on company tours
  • Provide open communication with employers
  • Promotes transitional work and return to work initiatives in accordance to The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation initiatives
Qualifications for nurse practioner
  • Certification by AANP or ANCC
  • Maintains certification of Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • Maintains certification of Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Experience in clinical setting preferred
  • Accreditation from an approved certifying body for advanced practice nursing as required by State
  • Certification in a specialist area preferred

Nurse Practioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of nurse practioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse practioner
  • The NP interprets the role of the NP to individuals, families, and other health professionals
  • As an advocate, the NP participates in health policy activities at the local, state, and national levels
  • Performs/obtains a comprehensive mental and physical health history relevant to age
  • Performs a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation
  • Demonstrates sensitivity in addressing topics related to but not limited to sexuality, substance abuse, violence, and risk taking behaviors
  • Considers readiness to improve self-care and healthy behavior as these relate to the college environment
  • Collaborates as a member of the interdisciplinary mental health team including Counseling Services, Disability Services, Nutrition Services and Student Health Services
  • Prescribe medications as appropriate under regulations of the DEA
  • Prescribe other treatments as appropriate
  • Counsel and educate patients on health behaviors, self-care skills, and treatment options
Qualifications for nurse practioner
  • Preferred experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner (NP), Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP), or experience in internal medicine, cardiology, Nephrology or Case Management
  • Must be willing and able to complete home visits as needed
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  • Master's of Science degree in Nursing with specialization as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Indiana State RN with eligibility for APN licensure and national certification by professional organization by date of employment

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