Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

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Primary care nurse practitioner provides outpatient care consistent with UHS policies and procedures and in accordance with New Jersey Board of the Medical Examiner (NJBME), New Jersey Board of Nursing (NJBON), or respective professional licensing board regulations.

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Evaluates the Veteran's physical health, family and psychosocial history to identify health
Perform routine new and follow up vesting physical examinations on Primary Care patients that reside in rural zip codes
Continuously reviews and revises patient care based on clinical findings and assessments while following approved clinical protocols and privileges
Measures and modifies approach based on knowledge of human behavior, motivations and reactions to situations
Serves in a leadership role on interdisciplinary committees, task forces, or groups to improve patient outcomes at the program and/or organizational level
Initiates and/or provides consolation for policy/protocol development based on current standards of care/practice
Assesses education needs and develops and implements an education plan to meet needs for self and other staff in program/service
Demonstrates professional behavior, good interpersonal relationships and effective communication skills with co-workers and other department/ancillary personnel
Maintains confidentiality of all patient information including verbal communication, electronic and print
Collaborates with other health care providers and uses group process for decision making in interdisciplinary problem solving

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, CPR, PNP, DEA, CA, D.E.A, ORNRP, PALS, NRP

Education for Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the primary care nurse practitioner 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, Department of Education, Graduate, Science, Nursing Education, Health, Health Care, Medical, Computer

Skills for Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Desired skills for primary care nurse practitioner include:

Excel
MS Office products
Outlook
Specifically Word
Common diseases in specialty field
Computerized clinical documentation and office application systems
Current medical practices and skills
Familiarity with less common diseases
Licensing board regulations and controlled substance regulations
Needs of the geriatric patient population

Desired experience for primary care nurse practitioner includes:

Minor surgery or surgical assist skills
Board Certified/Board Eligible Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Travel 100% throughout N
Minimum of 1 year of related experience with clinical emphasis for nurse practitioner
Three (3) years of previous experience in hospital inpatient or clinic outpatient setting preferred
Master's Degree from an accredited training program

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Examples

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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of primary care nurse practitioner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for primary care nurse practitioner
  • Demonstrates an understanding of standard infection control precautions appropriate for the assigned position and the environment
  • Promotes medical center mission, vision, and values, complies with EEO programs, partnerships, customer service standards and VA policies and procedures
  • Assesses patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews
  • Orders/performs appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests
  • Develops and implements treatment plan by prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws
  • Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments
  • Communicates appropriate case management information to other professionals and community agencies
  • Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Complies with patient confidentiality requirements
  • Promotes patient advocacy
Qualifications for primary care nurse practitioner
  • NPs appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S. C
  • Active and unrestricted NP license required, in respective state
  • Graduate of Certified NP program
  • Minimum of at least 1 or more years of primary care experience, working independently in an internal medicine or family practice setting
  • Experience and ability to work in a primary care setting
  • Collaborates with physician to manage acute care and long-term medical needs of patient
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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a primary care 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 primary care nurse practitioner
  • Works with scheduling staff to ensure that patients with emergent needs are scheduled appropriately
  • Performs other duties, as requested by physicians and/or the Practice Manager
  • Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination
  • Performing minor procedures and minor surgical procedures
  • Conduct admission and annual physicals for MMTP patients
  • Provide medical supervision of patients in the Chemical Dependency Program
  • Prescribe and monitor opiate replacement (methadone) therapy
  • Provide ongoing primary care for all patients, including HIV and hepatitis care
  • Actively participate in all treatment team activities
  • Utilize good communication skills, verbal and written
Qualifications for primary care nurse practitioner
  • Sevierville, TN
  • Provide comprehensive health assessments, differential diagnosis, and prescribe treatments under the protocol in the direct management of acute and chronic illness related to weight management
  • Previous experience in primary care and weight management highly preferred
  • Exercise good physical diagnosis skills
  • Make appropriate assessments and treatment plans for patient problems
  • Provide patient education specific to patient’s assessed needs, abilities and readiness to learn
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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a primary care nurse practitioner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for primary care nurse practitioner
  • All patients will be under observation status, therefore the goal is to provide focused care and safe discharge within 24 hours
  • Create admission H and Ps, provide daily care, and create comprehensive discharge summaries
  • Typical daily census between 6-10 patients, however may be variability
  • Travel between both office locations required
  • Supports and adheres to organizational policies, procedures and protocols
  • Demonstrates collaborative behaviors with members of the health care team
  • Promotes a positive image of Shawnee Mission Health throughout the system and community
  • Models behaviors conducive to the developmental needs of staff and helps them develop their potential
  • Maintains an unwavering commitment to the highest standards of ethical behavior and honesty
  • Transmits/prescribes prescription orders pursuant to written protocols as authorized by a sponsoring physician and in accordance with DEA requirements
Qualifications for primary care nurse practitioner
  • At least one-year experience practicing as a NP
  • One (1) year of experience working as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills to promote safe, high value, coordinated, and efficient care
  • Incorporates patient, physician, patient needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action
  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of self-care, psychosocial needs, education, environment and discharge planning, incorporating information from the identified significant other and other health providers
  • Utilizes skills of observation, inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation using diagnostic instruments or laboratory procedures that are basic to the screening of physical signs and symptoms
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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of primary care nurse practitioner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for primary care nurse practitioner
  • Critical thinking skills when utilizing the nursing process based on research and evidence-based outcomes, and Standards of Practice
  • Expertise in clinical skills related to the patient population being served
  • Competency in decision-making for emergent situations
  • Competency in the management of critical patient situations
  • Making evaluations
  • Medication management (30 minutes)
  • Completing documentation electronically concurrent in session
  • Communicates and coordinates case between case team members, patients and family
  • Comply with medical records documentation standards
  • Conduct emergency procedures within scope of training
Qualifications for primary care nurse practitioner
  • Held positions of increasing responsibility or project/initiative leadership within a university or industry setting, with online and/or academic experience a plus
  • A terminal degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution, with a minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter hours of graduate coursework in the discipline
  • Working knowledge of Advanced Practice Provider policies and protocols at a department and campus/system level
  • Outstanding compensation
  • Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program
  • Current APRN licensure in the state of Indiana
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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a primary care nurse practitioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for primary care nurse practitioner
  • Provide quality and compassionate care within Ethical/Religious directives
  • HealthWorks - Manages patient Wellness/treatment plans through follow-up visit and referrals to HWs RN Health Management Coach
  • FMC/ MG /HW – Provides primary healthcare services and promotes wellness in and outpatient or clinic setting
  • MG - Functions independently in the delivery of care for complex cardiology discharges that spans across the care continuum and provides timely feedback to the appropriate provider
  • MG - Serves as a system resource for care of the cardiac patient populations, including integration with the care transition coordinators and supervision of other advanced practice clinicians
  • Performs chronic health assessments to determine health conditions and develop a treatment plan that includes ordering labs, imaging, referral to specialty, and/or prescribe medication
  • Clinical practice at UT Nursing
  • Organize coordination of clinic practice activities at multiple clinical sites
  • Unwaivering commitment to patient care and postive patient experience
  • Works with a multidisciplinary team including physicians, nursing, social work, dietician, clinical pharmacist, behavioral health and clerical support
Qualifications for primary care nurse practitioner
  • Graduate of the accredited Physician Assistant Program
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Master's of Science degree required
  • Unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license by the State Board of Nursing in the state of practice or compact
  • Privileges under the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact agreement
  • Unrestricted medical staff membership, with appropriate practice privileges

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