Nurse Practitioner

Registered Nurse Poway, California


Requisition ID
33486
Department
Urgent Care
Location
Poway, California
Union
Not Applicable
Job Type
Per Diem
Shift
Day
Hours Per Shift
12
Hours Per Pay Period
00

Description
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for the total care of the assigned patient population in collaboration with the Medical Director, primary care physicians and SNF physicians.
  • The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for patient assessments, patient plan development, maintenance care, acute interventions within scope, procedures such as IV access and wound care (not all inclusive), documentation, and patient and family education.
  • The Nurse Practitioner will ensure that all pertinent and active medical conditions are documented in the medical record in a manner compliant with CMS and other regulatory requirements.
  • Interpret laboratory results or tests.
  • Prescribe and manage medications and other therapies.
  • Educate patients on health maintenance and disease prevention.
  • Assist physician in deciding on the right treatment options for the patients.
  • Provide and perform medical examinations and treatment as a Nurse Practitioner, in the Family Practice Clinic.
  • Ensure clinic coverage to assess patients' conditions for potential or life threatening crises.
  • Perform administrative duties to maintain patient medical records which include coding in patient encounters and completing all documentation.
  • Consult with the physician and establish priorities of care for each patient.
  • Assess patients for compliance with therapeutic plans and effective titration of medication doses in accordance with maintaining therapeutic goals; record in both the electronic medical record and clinic files.

REQUIREMENTS
  • At least one year, within the past two years, experience working as an NP, or at least one year experience with family practice or internal medicine patients as an RN.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.