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NP Nurse Practitioner - Home Care

Location : Saginaw MI 48601
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


PTO 


Flexible Spending Account


Tuition Reimbursement


 


Skills :
CARDIOLOGY EKG ER GERIATRIC LABORATORY VASCULAR
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