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

PED NURSE PRACT-FAMILY MED PART TIME

Description

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.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner

  • Certificate of fitness through American Academy ofNurse Practitioners.

Experience:

  • 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.

AdditionalResponsibilities:

Demonstrates

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

NOTICE

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

Primary Location TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-CHILDREN'S DIAGNOSTIC CENTER

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.