Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

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Urgent care nurse practitioner provides direct clinical care to all patients in an integrated care behavioral health clinic that are assigned to Provider in accordance with applicable standards of care, NYU LFHC policies and procedures and Hospital policies and procedures, as applicable.

Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintains up-to-date working knowledge of the latest changes, updates, and literature relating to medical care
Easy access to the Atlantic coast and Appalachian Mountains
Provide continuity of care to clients by establishing on ongoing primary care/client relationship with individuals and families
Participate in quality improvement initiatives and educational enrichment
Utilize a Meaningful Use (MU) certified electronic health platform to document and manage patient information and communicate with other team members
Assess, diagnose and manage acute and chronic health problems using the models of planned care and the chronic care model
Perform comprehensive health histories and physical assessments developing appropriate treatment plans
Work in an interdisciplinary care model with co-located behavioral health, nutritionist, dental, and other ancillary care providers
Participate in after hours call no more than one in four nights and weekends
Perform appropriate diagnostic waived testing as required

Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACLS, BLS, CPR, PALS, DEA, NP, PA, CA, WA

Education for Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the urgent 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, Graduate, Physician Assistant, Physician Assistant Program, Education, Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant Studies, Health, Science, Medical

Skills for Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner

Desired skills for urgent care nurse practitioner include:

EPIC EMR
Literature relating to medical care
Updates
Latest changes
Occupational medicine fields
Urgent care
State and federal laws governing medical services
Emergency
Mental health issues
Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services

Desired experience for urgent care nurse practitioner includes:

Arrange for follow-up care with PCP
Provide problem-specific education to individual and family members as appropriate
Utilize evidence based standards in formulating treatment plan
Communicate rationale for decision making with patients
Participate in the organization’s quality improvement program
Advanced assessment and treatment plan implementation skills

Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Examples

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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of urgent 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 urgent care nurse practitioner
  • The NP will provide occupational health services in this setting including but not limited to
  • The NP will dispense medication (oral and parenteral) and administer vaccinations
  • The NP will perform privileged procedures as directed (see credentials list)
  • All medically related functions performed by a nurse practitioner are to be performed under the supervision of a properly licensed physician
  • Responsible for the exceptional treatment and communication of care options to every MedExpress patient
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely completion of medical charts
  • After consultation with the AP Program Medical Director, oversees patient issues and concerns which may include but are not limited to patient medical care
  • Provides and manages direct patient care, including assessments, physical examinations, evaluations, diagnoses and treatment
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions and refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care options as appropriate
  • Communicates with patients regarding test results and appropriate clinical information as care necessitates
Qualifications for urgent care nurse practitioner
  • Unrestricted CA PA or NP License
  • At least 2 years of experience as a PA or NP
  • Must have demonstrated effective interpersonal skills
  • Must possess skills in providing services for community outreach, including community education
  • RN license - 3+ years as an RN in acute care setting
  • Cannot support a new graduate at this time
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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an urgent care nurse practitioner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for urgent care nurse practitioner
  • This position will work primarily with Telemedicine and will provide indirect patient care through electronic assessment
  • This position will be on-site in Braddock
  • Temperate climate allows for outdoor activities to be enjoyed all year
  • Competitive compensation and full benefits … quality and productivity incentives, annual time off, relocation allowance, retirement programs, CME and much more
  • Perform physical assessment by interviewing, recording and interpreting medical and social history of the patient
  • Develop an accurate identification of patient’s health problems based upon correct interpretation of findings, record findings, lab and/or diagnostic results and existing medical records
  • Develop, implement and coordinate all aspects of a comprehensive health care plans for patients
  • Manage the plan of care by monitoring the client’s response to the therapeutic regimen, recording patient’s progress, and counseling if needed
  • Order lab tests or diagnostic procedures
  • Coordinate all aspects of patient care, discharge and follow-up plans
Qualifications for urgent care nurse practitioner
  • Prescriptive authority required
  • Experience with patient care in private practice or clinic setting a plus
  • Must have ability to work independently, be friendly and work efficiently
  • Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years clinical nursing experience
  • A Master's degree (MSN) and certification by one of the Nurse Practitioner certifying bodies (ANCC or AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is required
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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of urgent 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 urgent care nurse practitioner
  • Facilitate interaction and cooperation among health care staff involved in the planning and provision of health care
  • Prescribe medication according to State, Federal, and organization guidelines
  • Maintain current technical knowledge and seek educational and professional opportunities to enhance clinical practice and competency
  • Review patient’s records, along with physician, to ensure a complete assessment of need
  • All medically related functions performed by a nurse practitioner or Physician Assistant are to be performed under the supervision of a properly licensed physician
  • Arrange admission and transfers of patients*
  • Performs history and physicals*
  • Dictates history and physicals*
  • Provides care for patients in the clinic and documents care provided in the patients record
  • Furnishes medications (non-narcotic) and durable medical equipment (DME)*
Qualifications for urgent care nurse practitioner
  • Must be certified in CPR, ACLS and PALS
  • Must meet credentialing requirements, including licensure boards and current DEA
  • 2+ years of experience as Nurse Practitioner, 3 years preferred
  • Pleasant interpersonal demeanor and ability to work with all levels of associates and leadership
  • Exceptional leadership, mediation abilities and multi-tasking skills required
  • Strong commitment to customer service and excellence in healthcare
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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an urgent 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 urgent care nurse practitioner
  • Furnishes controlled substances III, IV, V with appropriate licensure/certification*
  • Furnishes controlled substances II with appropriate licensure/certification*
  • Orders blood products*
  • Orders laboratory tests*
  • Orders radiological, ultrasound studies, nuclear medicine studies, neurological studies*
  • Orders cardiology studies, CT, MR, ultrasound, diagnostics, nuclear medicine studies*
  • Orders pre-op clearance testing as indicated
  • Orders and management of oxygen therapy, orders respiratory treatments, orders pulmonary tests*
  • Orders and may administer medications and IV therapy with the ability to assess and adjust for the appropriate dosing and effects of the medication
  • Documents in the patient record utilizing documentation guidelines, standards of care and patient goals
Qualifications for urgent care nurse practitioner
  • NP/RN experience in ER or Urgent Care setting required
  • Knowledge of the principles and processes for providing customer and personal services
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as Nurse Practitioner, 3 years preferred
  • 1 year of previous RN experience in area of specialty preferred
  • Unrestricted (State of WA License)
  • Completion from a college or university-based Nurse Practitioner program
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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of urgent care nurse practitioner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for urgent care nurse practitioner
  • Acts as a consultant in clinical settings, maintaining and promoting standards of care
  • Manages and coordinates caseload of care throughout the entire patient hospitalization and illness spanning each clinical area
  • Assists nursing in coordinating care for assigned patient population
  • All medically related functions performed by a nurse practitioner/physician assistant are to be performed under the supervision of a properly licensed physician
  • Provides acute & episodic care
  • Provides primary preventative care & chronic disease management
  • Participates in Care Collaboration Meetings amongst Specialists, Exercise Physiologist, and Dietitian
  • Collaborates with patient care team to create patient specific goals & objectives
  • Coaches patient’s throughout their care plan to increase compliance
  • Manages on-site dispensary of common acute & chronic medications
Qualifications for urgent care nurse practitioner
  • NP license - 1+ years as NP in ER or urgent care
  • Must possess active California RN license and California NP license
  • Minimum five (5) years of current Nurse Practitioner experience
  • Recent nursing experience in ER, ICU, and/or Urgent Care
  • Demonstrated leadership, supervisory or management experience
  • Active unrestricted License in the State where this position is based, or ability to obtain under NP / PA certification and licensing

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