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NP Nurse Practitioner - Home Care

Location : Philadelphia PA 19104
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 5480
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Nurse Practitioner

Job Description :

Position Description

The Nurse Practitioner delivers primary health care and patient care management in a residential setting, within the scope of practice for a Nurse Practitioner, as delegated by the collaborative Physician.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Oversees performance of assigned Medical Assistant

Takes history, examines, determines diagnoses and treats scheduled patients

Provides written documentation of patient visit, per NCQA standards

Takes patient vital signs, as necessary, if Medical Assistant is unable to obtain

Performs phlebotomy (Venipuncture only), as necessary, if Medical Assistant is unable to complete draw. Performs injections and/or immunizations. May perform ECG, Holter and/or Pulse Oximetry occasionally

Instructs patients/caregivers on proper medication and treatment regimens

Performs minor surgeries as necessary, limited to I&D, removal of foreign body, suture removal, minor lacerations, minor aspiration

Works with Patient Care Coordinator to assure orders and referrals are properly/timely placed

Communicates with patients, caregivers, agency nurses, other providers and vendors as necessary to assure proper diagnosis and treatment

Performs all clinical duties while observing OSHA Universal Precautions

Maintains patient confidentiality

Attends required meetings and in-services and participates in committees, as requested

Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional licenses and affiliations

Performs related work as required


Required Qualifications :

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience


Active CPR Certification

Licensed as a NP in the State where VPA office located

BLS certified

Federal DEA License/eligibility

Geriatric training/experience preferred

Benefits We Have to Offer: 

Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance

401K Retirement Plan

Paid Holidays


Flexible Spending Account

Tuition Reimbursement


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