This practice builds on previous knowledge, and skills and utilizes in-depth knowledge of physical assessment and management of client health care needs. This position works collaboratively with other healthcare professionals such as physicians and social workers.
We are currently hiring for a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working collaboratively with a physician, this position will carry out the major responsibility for the patient’s health care needs including evaluation, management and follow-up.
Essential Functions Include:
Obtaining complete medical history and physical data on patients
Determine appropriate diagnostic procedures as needed
Perform complete physical exams and record results in EMR, maintain and review charts
Order appropriate lab and diagnostic procedures
Educate patient and families regarding medications, health, and illness protection
Perform other related work as desired.
Qualifications: Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
1-3 Years of Experience and/or the ability to work independently.
Additional General Requirements: Strong knowledge of nursing theory, practice and medical care to give and evaluate patient care. Knowledge of safety hazards and precautions and medical equipment and instruments. Must have skills in taking medical history, preparing and maintaining reports, and developing quality control/assurance standards.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Certified as a nurse practitioner State license Prescriptive authority
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Extensive knowledge of current health care needs and issues of school-age children, adolescents, and adults. Ability to work collaboratively with the health care team.Ability to collect adequate client data, conduct a physical exam, interpret physical findings and manage or refer the student as conditions or protocols dictate. Ability to work effectively with individuals or groups in a teaching situation.