Nurse Practitioner Job Opportunity Southeastern Kentucky

NURSE PRACTITIONER NEEDED

Please send resumes and cover letters to dday@trinityfamilyhealth.net or dial (606) 280-4212 during our scheduled business hours to further discuss this opportunity.

PRIMARY CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER JOB DESCRIPTION


POSITION:  Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

                                    Position Reports to the Trinity Family Health Chief Medical Officer


JOB SUMMARY:  Primary care nurse practitioners are generalists who work in the Trinity Family Health Clinics. They provide general and preventative care, conduct check-ups, treat illnesses, order lab tests and prescribe medication for children and adults. A nurse practitioner is an advanced practice nurse that helps with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. They perform independently or as part of a treatment team. Generally, nurse practitioners perform the important task of educating patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments. They may also conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient's primary healthcare provider. Nurse practitioners also prescribe medications and develop an ongoing plan of care for patients.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Nurse Practitioner is a licensed independent practitioner who is responsible for managing health problems and coordinating health care for the patient in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care (assessment of health status, diagnosis, development of plan of care and treatment, implementation of treatment plan, and evaluation of patient status)


  • Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill patients.

  • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age-specific needs.

  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities

  • Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role.

  • Assists with the provision of care in accordance with facility, state, and federal regulations.

  • Monitors the effectiveness of interventions.

  • Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings,

  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.

  • Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.

  • Update patient records and che4ck records for accuracy at each patient appointment

  • Deliver quality care while maintaining all company metrics pertaining to productivity


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program

  • Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure · Current Nurse Practitioner certification in specialty area as needed

  • Current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Eligible for hospital privileges

  • Experience Minimum of 1-2 years in healthcare setting. 1-2 years’ experience in the Nurse Practitioner role preferred. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.