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APN/NP- PRN- Union Ave Minor Med Job

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Date: Sep 26, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for planning and directing the delivery of primary health care and health education programs at the Minor Med Centers.  The incumbent will provide primary care and health education for patients.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Completion of a master’s degree or higher in a nursing specialty from an accredited program

 

Must have at least three (3) years’ of general nursing experience of clinical practice at the RN level.

 

Advanced practice licensure/ certification as required by the State of employment.

 

Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of employment.

 

Effective June 1, 2018: All new hires and transfers are required to have BLS certification.

 

 

Current DEA number (if required by facility).

 

 

PREFERRED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Proficiency in applying advanced concepts, principles, and professional techniques in a specialized field of nursing.  Such proficiency is acquired through completion of a master’s degree or higher in a nursing specialty and is demonstrated through national specialty certification as a nurse practitioner.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership and teaching as acquired through experience in a community based clinic .

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Assesses, diagnoses, and treats patients in the assigned center according to approved protocol and acceptable standards..
  • Performs necessary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures according to written, approved protocols developed with and under the supervision of the Medical Director/collaborating physician.  Participates in the design and revision of protocols.
  • Collaborates with Medical Physician and ancillary personnel as appropriate to promote quality care for patients.  Makes referrals as appropriate.
  • Recognizes and reacts appropriately to environmental safety factors related to patient care.  Understands, applies, and supports practice policies, procedures, goals and standards.
  • Develops strong partnerships with patients, family members, fellow physicians/nurses and support staff.  Focuses on high patient and family satisfaction and retention. 

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Exposure to excessive heat or cold as required.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
  • May require handling or administering of narcotics.
  • Ability to read and write to communicate orally and in writing with other individuals.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. without assistance and push and pull up to 250 lbs.
  • Ability to sit in one place, stand, walk, squat, kneel, reach, twist, crawl, and bend.
  • Ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist motion, as well as using hands for gripping and squeezing.
  • Ability to use hands and feet together for repetitive coordinated motions.
  • Good hand-eye coordination.


Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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