NURSE PRACTITIONER OPENING
Company: American Family Care Suffolk, VA American Family C
Posted on: March 11, 2019
American Family Care has an opening for a Nurse Practitioner for our brand new clinic in Suffolk, VA. AFC offers competitive pay and benefits along with an excellent work/life balance. Our NP will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients through collaboration with a designated physician. Must be able to work independently. Essential Duties And Responsibilities Independently assess and treat patients with common acute conditions, illnesses, or minor trauma Consult with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses. Educate patients and/or families about preventive care, positive behaviors, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications. Maintain legible, accurate, and confidential medical records. Document all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations Order diagnostic tests as appropriate. Prescribe medications within scope of license. Facilitate evaluation of records by physician(s) according to protocols and receive and implement constructive directives. Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, self-care skills, and use of prescribed medical treatments and medications through education and counseling. Regular attendance to ensure efficient operations Other Duties And Responsibilities Assist in patient flow through patient triage and other nursing duties as needed Other duties and responsibilities as assigned Qualifications Current certification/licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Nurse. A minimum of 4,000 hours (two years) of urgent care/primary care experience. Ability to learn and utilize Electronic Medical Records system Ability and willingness to work weekend and holiday work as required Comfortable seeing patients of all ages . Flexible, self-motivated individual who is dedicated to quality patient care and customer satisfaction Excellent communication skills Works effectively in a team environment. Willing to work with multiple covering physicians in addition to collaborating physician. Projects a positive image and has a "Patients First" attitude Physical Demands/Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens. American Family Care is the 2nd largest Urgent Care in the U.S We currently have 200 clinics nationwide and are continuing with record growth. It is our mission to provide the best healthcare possible, in a kind and caring environment, while respecting the rights of all patients, in an economical manner, at times and locations convenient to the patient. For more information, please contact Staci Moseley.
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