Provides general medical care and treatment to patients, under the direction of physician. Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician. Assess/reassess nursing and medical care needs and their use by age group
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (not all inclusive):
- Gathers and evaluates history and physical (H&P) patient data for physician(s) use in treating patients.
- Assesses/reassess physical, psychosocial and cultural needs of patients and reports in H&P.
- Develops age appropriate history and physical (H&P) in collaboration with patient, family and health care team.
- Establishes priorities in planning and organizing patient care based on H&P assessment.
- Assists in patient teaching as needed.
- Documents pertinent data including assessment, interventions and evaluations.
- Demonstrates clear concise communications about patient care to members of the health care team.
- Collaborates with physicians and care givers on establishing realistic outcome goals as needed.
- Implements appropriate health care interventions as needed, using appropriate guidelines of Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) prescriptive practice.
- Prepares discharge summaries for physician(s) review.
- Takes telephone calls from patients and provides information. May consult with physician(s) prior to providing information.
- Under physician(s) collaborative practice agreement as a Family Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive privileges will call permissible medication to pharmacies.
Bachelor’s of Science of Nursing. Master of Science of Nursing with Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty. Experience in adult, adolescent and child inpatient psychiatric treatment preferred. Current West Virginia Registered Nurse licensure. Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
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Highland Hospital, Highland Health Center, and Process Strategies is an equal opportunity employer.