Nurse Practitioner-Citracado-Vascular

Registered Nurse Escondido, California

Requisition ID
Escondido, California
Not Applicable
Salary Range
61.85 - 98.96
Job Type
Hours Per Shift
Hours Per Pay Period

Under the general supervisor of the assigned leader and clinical supervision of a licensed physician, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will diagnose and treat health conditions, as well as promote good health practices ensuring the best patient care possible. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: conducting physical examinations, interpreting lab tests and overseeing patients' health. Support disease prevention practices and help people lead healthy lives. May be assigned to one or more of the following specialties: acute care, urgent care, neonatal care, pediatrics, cardiology, family medicine, orthopedics. Examine patients and their medical records; order and study diagnostic tests (blood tests, X-rays etc.); diagnose health conditions and illnesses; propose treatments for chronic and infectious diseases; prescribe medications; maintain accurate records and schedules; inform patients about their health conditions and prescribed medications; educate patients and their family members on diseases, epidemics and prevention. Oversees patients' overall health. Knowledge of health and patient care regulations. Works collaboratively with physician counterparts to manage the health care needs for specified patient populations. Functions as an active member of a multi-disciplinary team to coordinate efforts that maximize clinical and financial outcomes.
Ability to speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.


Job Requirements


Minimum Education: As required by certification and/or licensure
Preferred Education:
Minimum Experience:
Preferred Experience: 0 - 1+ years work with adult patients as Nurse Practitioner
Required Certification: CA State Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (ANCC or AANP) with National Certification
American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider
Preferred Certification: Not Applicable
Required License: Current CA Nurse Practitioner License
Current CA RN License
Preferred License: Not Applicable

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