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Family Nurse Practitioner
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Lumberton, NC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Graduate from an accredited school/college required
  • Two years of primary care or allied health experience preferred
  • CPR or BLS required
  • Licensure in state of practice required
  • Knowledge of basic medical procedures
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong understanding of the needs of rural and underserved communities
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients and medical staff
  • Ability to comfortably perform and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to follow the protocols and procedures established by the practice
  • Specific functions and responsibilities of the Nurse-Practitioner position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Screening and triaging patients, in the office and on the phone, to determine their need for medical attention
  • Reviewing patient records to determine their health status
  • Taking complete, detailed, and accurate patient and family medical histories
  • Performing general physical examinations on all patients
  • Performing developmental screening examinations on children
  • Making decisions regarding data gathering and the appropriate management and treatment of a patient during the initial or follow-up evaluation of a medical problem or condition
  • Recording pertinent patient data in the patient's medical records
  • Preparing patient summaries and developing comprehensive medical status reports
  • Ordering blood, urine, stool, and other specimens and initiation requests for laboratory studies, analyses, and cultures of such specimen
  • Identifying normal and abnormal findings based on a patient's medical history, physical examination, and commonly performed laboratory studies
  • Initiating appropriate evaluation and treatment procedures in emergency and urgent situations such as cardiac arrest, respiratory distress, injuries, burns, hemorrhage, etc
  • Performing diagnostic, therapeutic, and clinical procedures such as:
  • Specimen collection
  • Venipuncture
  • Intradermal test
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Visual screening
  • Audiometry screening
  • Administration of injections, medications, immunizations, and intravenous fluids
  • Control of external hemorrhage
  • Removal of superficial foreign bodies
  • Application of dressings and bandages
  • Care and suturing of minor lacerations, wounds, burns, and skin infections
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Making referrals to medical specialist and consultants for specialized diagnoses and health care needs or second opinions under specific orders from a supervising physician
  • Arranging admissions to a hospital or other inpatient health care facilities under specific orders from a supervising physician
  • Attending inpatient hospital rounds in accordance with the policies of each hospital or other inpatient health care facilities where G & G Healthcare admits patients
  • Providing counseling and instruction regarding common patient problems such as nutrition, family planning, exercise, smoking, behavior, and human development
  • Referring patients to community organizations and governments agencies for extended social services and/or health care services
  • Prescribing and dispensing drugs as specified by applicable federal state and local legislation and national Nurse-Practitioner certification restrictions
  • Ensuring that all patient medical records, prescriptions, and laboratory results initiated by the Nurse-Practitioner are reviewed and countersigned by the supervising physician or an alternate physician within 48 hours
  • Assisting in office management by keeping administrative records, ordering supplies and drugs, and maintaining medical and office equipment
  • Performing other medical or administrative duties and responsibilities assigned by the supervising physician or other designated G & G Healthcare, PC management or supervisory personnel

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