Nurse Practitioner

Employer
RKL Resources
Location
Front Royal, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner to fill an immediate vacancy. The ideal candidate will hold a degree from an accredited school of nursing, have a valid Nurse Practitioner license and possess a National Advanced Practice Nurse Certification. This individual will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care for some of the most interesting and challenging acute and chronic pain patients. Responsibilities of the Nurse Practitioner Obtains patient medical history and conducts physical examinations for patients, as assigned by the supervising physician. Collaborate with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients. Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures; administers medications and injections according to standard treatment plan and/or physician direction; and sutures minor lacerations. Develops medical care plans under physician supervision, including implementing treatment plans and periodically assessing medical needs and responses to treatment. Conducts new consult and follow-up visits consistent with the organization scheduling guidelines. Instruct and educate patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Maintain and review patients records, charts, and other pertinent information accurately and efficiently. Requirements of the Nurse Practitioner General knowledge of OSHA and HIPAA regulations. Degree from an accredited school of nursing. Valid Nurse Practitioner Licensure Current AANPCP Certification. Current Controlled Substance Certification in applicable jurisdiction. Current DEA license in applicable jurisdiction. BLS Certification. ACLS Certification.