Family Nurse Practitioner
Company: Primary Health Services Center
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Additionally, as a NHSC Approved Site, Student Loan Repayment
may be available for qualified candidates.Job Summary:
The Family Nurse Practitioner works as part of the clinic provider
team performing a variety of direct patient services including
diagnostic procedures, taking patient history, formulating,
initiating and monitoring the total general patient management plan
for the clinic's patients. The Nurse Practitioner performs these
functions under the general supervision of a licensed physician in
a primary health care setting. The NP will be treating
approximately 50% adults and 50% children.
1. Obtains complete medical history from patient, family, previous
medical record, etc.2. Adjusts medications according to therapeutic
goals and explains treatment to patients, families and other clinic
personnel.3. Teaches and counsels patients and families.4. Consults
with physicians and other members of the health care team as
necessary.5. Performs other necessary duties as required to meet
the goal of providing primary health care services.6. Performs
complete physical examinations on patients.7. Orders routine and
diagnostic lab and x-ray studies according to standing orders.8.
Diagnoses acute and chronic illness on the basis of clinical
findings, laboratory and x-ray reports and the results of other
diagnostic procedures according to approved protocols.9.
Formulates, initiates and monitors patient management plans for
patients assigned to the Family Nurse Practitioner, using standing
orders and/or consultation with a supervising physician.10. Refers
patients requiring hospitalization or assessment and management of
conditions to supervising physicians or appropriate specialist.
Follows patients closely with - physician.11. Renders emergency
care and treatment including cardiopulmonary resuscitation,
starting I-V fluids, plasma expanders and medications, sutures
lacerations.12. Maintains all patient records to comply with
required standards, reviews records regularly and obtains physician
counter signatures where necessary.13. Attends all staff
meetings.14. Comply with applicable law and fully compliant and
cooperate with compliance programs.15. Any other duties as deemed
1. Graduation from an acceptable type of Family Nurse Practitioner
program recognized by the Board of Medicine of the National Academy
of Sciences from a program otherwise designated for Nurse
Practitioners which has been approved by both the State Medical
Society and the American Medical Association.2. The ability to
relate with effectiveness to patients and providers.3. Must be
qualified in Basic Life Support techniques.4. Sufficient experience
to carry out the duties of this position.
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