Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Job Description

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Nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner provides care in a manner that demonstrates knowledge of physical, behavioral and emotionalcharacteristics typical for the age group.

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Knowledge of CMS Regulations and NCQA HEDIS Guidelines
Promotes preventive and health maintenance care
Performing routine medical examinations on detainees/inmates under established guidelines
Providing medical treatment and services consistent with the provision of basic health care services in conjunction with a physician
Documenting all provided services in the detainee/inmate medical record
Reviewing regularly those cases requiring ongoing medical/pharmaceutical attention
Maintaining compliance with company policies and procedures
Providing input into performance evaluation
Performing regular chart review for quality assurance purposes
Assisting in designating the level of care to be performed and the necessary equipment needed

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DEA, BLS, CPR, BRN, ACLS, BCLS, MSN, CA, HPCN, ANCC

Education for Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Collage Degree in Nursing, Education, Graduate, School of Nursing, Medical, Gerontology, Science, Health Care, Health, Medicine

Skills for Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner

Desired skills for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner include:

Advanced nursing and primary care principles
Methods and procedures
Effective supervisory principles and practices
If assigned lead work direction
Behavioral and emotionalcharacteristics typical for the age group
CMS
DOH standards pertinent to hospital
Evidence based practice and principles of safety
JCAHO
NYUHC Patient and Nursing Care Standards

Desired experience for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner includes:

At least 2 years of experience in clinical research care - geriatrics or neurology experience preferred
Attention to detail and excellent organizational, communication, and analytical skills
Self-directed with ability to work independently
Adaptability in unpredictable situations in the patient care setting
Incumbent must hold a Master Degree in Nursing
Incumbent has completed an accredited Nurse Practitioner program

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Examples

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Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of nurse practitioner, nurse 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 nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Works with medical assistant to contact patients requiring follow up care and documents accordingly
  • May provide general medical care to various and/or specific patient levels - adults, geriatric, pediatric
  • Perform comprehensive evaluations including history and physical exams
  • Establish reasonable medical diagnoses
  • Order pertinent diagnostic laboratory and radiology testing for the medical diagnosis or presenting symptom
  • Perform timely documentation in medical records
  • Procedure may include- (if in written agreement with supervising physician)
  • Assess, treat and advise employees with minor to life threatening injuries including emergency response, perform medical surveillance/physicals to detect health-related problems and perform case management of both occupational and non-occupational injuries/illnesses
  • Assist in training for site EMTs and provide extra medical support during turnarounds including on and off shifts periodically
  • Document accurate medical records to ensure compliance with OSHA and Government regulations and perform duties in accordance with site quality and safety systems
Qualifications for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Current certification through either American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Active un-encumbered license to practice nursing in Pennsylvania
  • BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Workers)
  • Specialty certification as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner by a national certification agency
  • Current Colorado licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse
  • DEA prescriptive authority
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Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Patient/health education
  • Being a valued member of a Top 100 Critical Care Hospitals
  • May supervise the activities of clinical nursing and support staff
  • Monitor and follow-up on diagnostic test results, prescriptions, medical equipment, insurance requirements and documentation needs for patients for the 500+ patients in the ILD program
  • Telephone triage for patient problems and response to therapy and communicate to the program physicians
  • Educate patients on the ILD inpatient and outpatient service about the disease process and current and investigational therapies
  • Educate and train hospital nurses and house staff about care of patients with advanced ILD
  • Round on inpatient service with the Pulmonary consult service when needed
  • Screen medical records and facilitate scheduling of new referrals to the ILD Clinic
  • Facilitate and obtain insurance authorization for medical therapy, diagnostic testing and hospital admission
Qualifications for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Communicate with the collaborating physicians on a regular basis per collaborative practice agreement
  • Travel to nursing home to deliver care
  • Follow patients through various transitions of care, to and from hospitals, facilities, and home, coordinating with in-hospital staff, facility staff, and home care agencies to ensure continuity of care
  • Coordinate chronic care programs for the practice
  • Educate patients and families, specifically on disease process and medications
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team
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Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of nurse practitioner, nurse 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 nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Educates patients regarding their illness or injury
  • Participates in the immunization process of administration and tracking to insure compliance with Federal and State regulations
  • Maintains timely communication with patient/responsible party regarding follow up of care and coordinates course of action
  • Determines appropriate referrals for students requiring alternate services or a higher level of care
  • Completes Health Risk Assessments for all enrolled students of the health center
  • Schedules follow up visits and counseling for all students that identify a problem area on the Health Risk Assessment
  • Oversees the administration of over the counter medications by Administrative Clinical Assistants and/or Medical Assistant
  • Manages schedule of patients to the extent that balances the maintenance of a full schedule, as per productivity standards, and allows for patients to be able to be seen with the frequency that is clinically indicated
  • Provides referrals and facilitates transfer to other levels of care or services, as clinically indicated
  • Provides crisis intervention, whenever a patient presents with suicidal or homicidal ideation
Qualifications for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Prefer 1 year of occupational health nurse experience with demonstrated expertise in occupational health, occupational illness and injury (OI&I) case management, and return to work programs
  • A comprehensive understanding of outpatient adult medicine, patient care procedures, medical protocols, testing procedures is necessary
  • Possess a basic knowledge of FMLA guidelines
  • Specialty equipment as indicated under “Clinical Care” section
  • Minimum of one year of previous experience in providing services to pediatric patients in a community or school setting strongly preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience directing other clinical and/or administrative staff preferred
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Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Assist with medical student, resident and fellow STD education in the clinic
  • Assist with supervision of work study students, LPNs, nurses and research associates working on specific research projects
  • Provides care for assigned patients within scope of practice including assessment, ordering and interpreting of diagnostic tests, diagnosis, development of treatment plan, prescribing of medications, and/or referral to specialist when appropriate
  • Completes physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Physician
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess client’s clinical problems and health care needs
  • Records physical findings, maintains medical records, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on client’s condition
  • Discusses cases with Physician and other health professionals to prepares comprehensive client care plans
  • Submits health care plans and goals of individual clients for periodic review and evaluation by Physician
  • Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures
  • Refers clients to Physicians for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment or evaluation
Qualifications for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Provide clinical oversight and support to the Hematology Oncology physicians in the Cancer Center
  • Develop care plans and evaluate patients for initial and ongoing medical services utilizing an interdisciplinary approach
  • Act collaboratively with physicians, nurses, care management and other disciplines to assure delivery and evaluation of interdisciplinary patient management
  • Participate in performance, quality improvement, and program evaluation as related to area of specialty
  • Perform age specific H&P with appropriate follow up and documentation
  • Analyze and organize the care of critically complex patients
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Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients
  • All other specific tasks delegated by supervising physician in accordance to the physician assistant’s knowledge and experience developed under the supervising physician in the field of Medical Oncology
  • The Nurse Practitioner is the primary clinician for all assigned patients
  • Provides clinical leadership of the assigned multidisciplinary treatment team
  • Provides comprehensive, quality active psychiatric services to patients diagnosing and treating their illnesses and screening for appropriate referral to consultants
  • Completes the admission evaluation (within 24 hours or by next business day after admission) and both provides and documents ongoing assessments and treatment as they occur and at least biweekly in the progress notes
  • Meets regularly with patients and with the treatment team
  • Attends clinical rounds on the inpatient units
  • Utilizes a variety of treatment modalities as clinically indicated, including psychopharmacologic, psychotherapeutic (individual, group, family), psycho-educational, behavioral, cognitive, sensory and milieu therapies, or makes appropriate referrals for provision of these
  • Orders appropriate consultations and laboratory studies and documents the results of these in the progress notes
Qualifications for nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner
  • Work collaboratively with other health care team members to optimize patient care
  • Must be NJ certified as an NP w/ prescriptive privileges
  • Must have previous psych
  • Daily virtual rounds and examine patients on a case specific need
  • Communicates with Primary Care physicians
  • Coordinates and executes care plans with the ambulatory care team

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