Catholic Health Initiatives NURSE PRACTITIONER-FAMILY MEDICINE (Memorial Family Practice - LaFayette) Full-Time (P000119527) in LA FAYETTE, Georgia

NURSE PRACTITIONER-FAMILY MEDICINE (Memorial Family Practice - LaFayette) Full-Time (P000119527)


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 patients 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 of Nurse Practitioners.


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

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

Certification or Licensure:

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

  • BLS required.

Additional Responsibilities:

Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

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

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer 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 criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about 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 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0165440

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.