Catholic Health Initiatives PED NURSE PRACT-FAMILY MED PART TIME in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee



Position Type: PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0

Primary Location: Chattanooga TN

Job Summary:

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for utilizing training and skills to provide direct patient care under the supervision of a physician.

Essential Duties:

  • Obtain medical histories when necessary.

  • Perform physical exams (within established protocol).

  • Diagnose, treat and monitor chronic diseases (within protocol guidelines).

  • Order diagnostic test.

  • Prescribe or recommend medications for prescription for medications and treatment (within protocol guidelines).

  • Provide preventive health screenings and immunizations for children and adults.

  • Promote positive lifestyle habits to all patients through education and counseling.

  • Assist the doctor with office surgeries.

  • Assure charts are signed off by the doctor within 7 days.

  • Maintain patient’s privacy and confidentiality.

  • Make follow up calls to check patients progress.

  • Assist doctors with phone coverage and hospital rounds.

  • Work closely with other nurses to assure patient flow is efficient.

  • Consult with doctor regarding patient symptoms to assure proper diagnosis and plan of treatment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Certified Nurse Practitioner

  • Certificate of fitness through American Academy ofNurse Practitioners.


  • 3-5 years clinical nursing practice in an acute care settingrequired.

  • 1-3 years previous experience as a NP in an acute orprimary care setting

Certification or Licensure:

  • Licensed as a CRNP in state of TN, required.

  • BLS required.



a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through

appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits ourcore values: Reverence: Profound respect and awe for all of creation, thefoundation that shapes spirituality, our relationships with others and ourjourney to God. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, fidelity, trust,truthfulness in all we do. Compassion: Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter intoanother's joy and sorrow. Excellence: Preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, puttingforth our personal and professional best.

  • Maintains confidentialityand protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizationaland department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively andsupports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal

Opportunity Employers


This position requires a criminalbackground check. Therefore, you may be required to provide informationabout your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Advanced Practice Clinician


Daily Schedule 1st

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0191837

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.