Job Posting for:           Nurse Practitioner  

Date of Posting:      7/6/2020

Status:                              Contract

  

Department:           Clinical Staff

Reports To:                      Operations Director

Location:                 Off Site Location

Employment Category:  

Hours:                     Wednesday 9am-1pm; Additional telephonic hours will vary  

Direct Reports:                None

 

Position Description: The Nurse Practitioner provides health care services to patients under the direction and supervision of the supervising physician. Candidates will work independently at a remote location while collaborating with an onsite RN. Candidates will work with a supervising physician per state guidelines. Candidates will be available on site a minimum of 4 hours per week and will be available additional hours for phone consultation as needed. The Nurse Practitioner will treat acute illnesses and injuries.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program with an active state license and the ability to work in TN.
  • Valid CPR Certification.
  • Relevant experience in urgent care, primary care, or family practice.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; this is a patient facing position.
  • Ability to multi-task, self-motivated, and able to work independently.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Competently and accurately obtain, review and record patient information including patient history and medications
  • Take and record vital signs as needed.
  • Performs physical examination of patients.
  • Establishes appropriate diagnoses for a patient’s illness or injury.
  • Instructs and educates patients regarding health status, medications, and treatments.
  • Collaborates with physicians, staff, specialists, and other healthcare providers to ensure proper treatment of patients.
  • Compliance with regulatory organizations and guidelines.
  • Proper documentation and charting skills.
  • Quickly and efficiently responds to onsite RN and patient inquires and requests.
  • Collaborates with and provides consultation to onsite RN.
  • Coordinates scheduling for outside referrals and diagnostics tests as appropriate.
  • Administers first aid procedures in the event of an emergency.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

 

Qualified applicants should send their resume and contact information to:

Erin Lewis via email at elewis@orthosouth.org