Registered Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Registered Nurse Practitioner Job Description

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Registered nurse practitioner provides quality skilled nursing care to assigned patients under the direct order of the primary physician or the Hospice Medical Director in accordance with agency policy and the hospice philosophy of end of life care.

Registered Nurse Practitioner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Participate as an APRN in partnership with a physician in the Nucleus Medical Group, focusing on day-to-day clinical operations and development commercialization of genomics-based, technology-driven medical care
Provide ongoing face-to-face clinical support within the practice and also via telemedicine modalities
Providing care for patients within the scope of licensure and as outlined in the FHW Protocols
Performing physical examinations of patients
Ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, x-ray
Monitoring the patient's course of treatment and makes appropriate referral to either a physician or specialist, as needed
Collaborating with physician supervisor and staff as necessary to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff
Displaying caring and professional attitude at all times maintaining personal professional growth
Updating formulary and pharmaceutical supply
Accurate and thorough documentation on patient charts

Registered Nurse Practitioner Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Registered Nurse Practitioner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, PALS, CRNFA, CNOR, CIC, ACLS, ARNP, DEA, AHA

Education for Registered Nurse Practitioner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the registered 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, Graduate, Department of Education, Science, Nursing Education, Health, Registered Nursing, Medical, School of Nursing

Skills for Registered Nurse Practitioner

Desired skills for registered nurse practitioner include:

Regulatory requirements and Medicare Conditions of Participation
Human anatomy and physiology
Ability to apply professional medical principles
Familiarity with end of life care
Health benefits for DSNP and Medicaid in the assigned market
Hospice experience
Palliative care philosophy and approach
Procedures
Techniques
Nursing principles

Desired experience for registered nurse practitioner includes:

Considering clinic resources and ancillary services
Suggesting change to policy and procedure to improve standard of care
Current Florida Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner license required
Basic Life Support (BLS)- (Accredited through American Heart Association) required
Provide services similar to those of a physician
Examine patients, take medical histories, maintain patient records, identify health risk factors, prescribe medications, make referrals and otherwise treat health conditions

Registered Nurse Practitioner Examples

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Registered Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a registered nurse practitioner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for registered nurse practitioner
  • Provides and implements patient health care needs
  • Acts as an independent practitioner within the scope of practice for a Nurse Practitioner with regular communication to the collaborating physician
  • Writes/calls in prescriptions that are appropriate and within the scope of practice for a Nurse Practitioner
  • Administer direct physical care to selected patients/families
  • Independently assess acute and non-acute clinical problems and treatment toxicity
  • Case manage the most complex oncology patients to assess, monitor and evaluate care, , chemotoxicities, comorbidities, and psychosocial issues
  • Work in collaboration with physicians in the management of complex medical problems
  • Provide independent and collaborative specialty, comprehensive and therapeutic health care services, integrating the art and science of nursing into medical practice
  • Perform include assessment of acute, non-acute and chronic clinical and psychological diagnosis, new patient intake/screening, history and physical examination, laboratory and diagnostic studies
  • Format a therapeutic plan of care in collaboration with specialty physicians
Qualifications for registered nurse practitioner
  • 3 years of professional practice as a PA
  • 2 years of professional practice as a PA and successful completion of a PA post-graduate residency program accredited by ARC-PA or by the U.S. Armed Forces
  • 2 years of professional practice as a PA and a Master's degree from a PA training program certified by ARC-PA or in another health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • A Doctoral degree in a health-related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U
  • Generally, an individual in this grade is able to demonstrate the behaviors listed in the areas below after 5 years of professional practice as a PA
  • The minimum education for this grade is a Master's Degree from a PA training program accredited by ARC-PA or in a health-related field of study
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Registered Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of registered nurse practitioner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for registered nurse practitioner
  • Responsible for the initiation, implementation and supervision of treatment plans and education for chronic conditions
  • Collaborate with physicians and other team members regarding patient management, to include evaluating and revising therapeutic plans
  • Provide counseling to patients and their families for prevention of illness and maintenance of health, in order to assist patients in attaining physical, mental, and social well-being
  • Present patient cases and classes for patient care conferences in collaboration with other members of the health care team
  • Provide independent and collaborative specialty, comprehensive and therapeutic health care services
  • Perform medical management functions to include assessment of acute, non-acute, and chronic clinical and psychological diagnosis
  • Collaborate with specialty physicians regarding patient management, to include evaluating and revising therapeutic plans
  • Initiate, implement, and supervise treatment plans and education for chronic conditions
  • Responsible for the general medical care of all residents in the CLC
  • Responsible for seeing and writing admission notes/orders on assigned CLC residents on admission and completing recertification notes alternating with CLC physician at 30, 60, 90 days post admission and then every 60 days post admission
Qualifications for registered nurse practitioner
  • Current license to practice as a NP in the State of California
  • Current furnishing license to furnish medications in the State of California
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Life Support (PALS) certifications are required
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is preferred
  • Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) is preferred
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) from an agency accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC)
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Registered Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a registered nurse practitioner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for registered nurse practitioner
  • Collaboratively Continuously reviews/revises patient care based on clinical findings and assessment while following approved clinical protocols and privileges
  • Continued medical planning, intervention, and documentation will be in accordance with The Protocol for NP's Provision of Medical Care
  • Coordinates with interdisciplinary team on timely discharge planning
  • Provides leadership in the application of the nursing process to patient care, organizational processes and/or systems improving outcomes at the program or service level
  • Implements an educational plan to meet changing programs or service needs for self and others
  • Demonstrates leadership in improving outcomes at the program or service level
  • Collaborates with others in research activities to improve care
  • Participates in the care of the hospice patient in an independent and interdependent role, under the supervision of the Medical Director, by collaborating with physicians
  • Will participate in decision-making regarding budget and salary structure for nursing in collaboration with the Director of Advanced Practice
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff and supervisor
Qualifications for registered nurse practitioner
  • This position is designated as Emergency Essential
  • Fort Meade, MD
  • Fort Drum, NY
  • A pre-placement physical examination is required
  • All Health Care Providers must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Minimum of two (2) years pediatric nursing experience required
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Registered Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a registered nurse practitioner. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for registered nurse practitioner
  • Utilizes the computer daily for e-mail, communication with supervisor, information and documentation
  • Provides Nurse Practitioner services in clinics to family planning, prenatal, and STD clients
  • Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation are done utilizing the nursing process and established medical protocols
  • Assesses client and family physical, emotional and social needs, provides counseling as needed
  • Performs physical exams, counseling, recommends medical treatments following established protocols and/or referring to other providers as appropriate
  • Distinguishes between normal variations and abnormal deviations on assessment and refers client to appropriate sources
  • Recognizes and manages any abnormal findings as prescribed under medical protocol
  • Maintains clinic records
  • Works in an expanded nursing practice role, which includes independent decision making
  • Provides medical and nursing care to pediatric patients with acute or chronic illnesses
Qualifications for registered nurse practitioner
  • Florida ARNP license in good standing required
  • 2 years pediatric clinical experience, and 2 years experience as Advanced Practice Nurse preferred
  • Pediatric GI or Urology experience is preferred but not required
  • 2 years of pediatric clinical experience, and 2 years of experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse preferred
  • Valid American Heart Association BLS and PALS upon hire required
  • Successful completion of accredited Physician Assistant program or ARNP program as applicable
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Registered Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a registered 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 registered nurse practitioner
  • Assists with the development of policies and procedures in response to proposed changes in state and federal regulations
  • Orders and interprets radiographs and ultrasounds within the ARNP scope of practice
  • Orders IV fluids and additives including insulin
  • Acting as the Primary Care Provider in spirit and action by assuming longitudinal panel management responsibility for the care and outcomes of his/her panel
  • Effectively collaborating, coordinating, and communicating with members of the multidisciplinary team and outside providers
  • Accurately documenting patients’ medical information and appropriately assigning the correct coding for acute and chronic conditions
  • Participating in On-Call program which may include after-hours, weekend and holiday calls and visitations
  • Following evidence based practice guidelines and practices within scope of practice
  • Develop and implement an insulin pump/Continuous Glucose Monitoring program for the diabetes clinic
  • Evaluate and treat patients for general diabetes clinics
Qualifications for registered nurse practitioner
  • Current Resume or CV (Required)
  • Copies of two (2) most recent annual proficiency reports or performance evaluations
  • Current Federal employees/prior federal employees (except current Richmond VAMC employees) must submit a copy of their latest/last Notification of Personnel Action SF-50
  • Copies of official college transcript(s)
  • 2-3 year of clinical experience as a nurse practitioner
  • Active Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license

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