Nurse Practitioner

Baptist Memorial Health Care Jonesboro , AR 72404

Posted 1 week ago

Overview and Responsibilities

To assist physician(s) in providing quality professional and knowledgeable medical care to NEA patients. To triage patients and prepare them for physician exam.

Call patients, pharmacies, lab, x-ray and other physicians to follow-up on behalf of clinic physician. Assist physician with admissions of and follow-up on hospitalized patients or patients that have undergone surgical procedures. To assist physician with follow-up appointments and medical care education.

Assist surgeon with surgical procedures. The ability to prescribe specified levels of medications. To function in the capacity of a para-professional.

Qualifications

High school education and completion of an accredited college nursing program (2 4 years). Completion all required courses and the passing of the nursing exam to obtain a nursing license from the State of Arkansas. One to two years of actual hands on experience either through nursing program or in a medical care facility. Six months mentorship with physician before obtaining prescriptive privileges, national certification and 20 hours of continuing education every four years to maintain certification.



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Nurse Practitioner

Baptist Memorial Health Care