Georgetown Community Hospital a 12 minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for an APRN Nurse Practitioner to join our Express Care outpatient clinic. This is Full Time position and you would be a member of a highly skilled team of physicians, medical assistants, technicians, and rad techs. Your graduation of an accredited nurse practitioner program, licensed as an APRN, board certification, and current BLS certification are the minimum requirements.
In this position you will be providing and delivering acute care services to patients of all ages. As an APRN you will have the opportunity to learn, apply evidence based practices, and boldly make decisions for the best interest of your patients. We are located in a state-of-the-art facility with our own procedure rooms, imaging and laboratory equipment. This allows you as a provider to have the tools and information at your finger-tips to diagnose and treat your patients more effectively and efficiently. Having a DOT certification would help you in this role as we perform occupational health services here. Also, a DEA certification would be helpful too. If you are looking for a fast-paced environment where every day is different and you never know what exciting challenge will walk through the door then this is the place for you! Come join a great team of highly experienced professionals who love this environment too.
Additionally we are operated from Georgetown Community Hospital. As an organization we are committed to serving the needs of our community with exceptional quality care. As our reputation grows for quality and for an exceptional patient experience we are actually drawing patients from Lexington. We continue to look for ways to improve the care we provide and we are passionately focused on people. Therefore, our Express Care clinic as an extension located in an entirely separate building is our opportunity to more positively affect the health of our community.
Provide direct treatment and management of health conditions, including use of prescriptive authority and referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
Provide counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health and wellness, treatment options, and community resources.
Obtain patient history and perform assessment via observation, interview and examination.
Document patient care performed, assessments made, and orders given.
Order, perform and interpret diagnostic studies.
Perform preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.
Provide care in the context of promoting age- and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision making, and the right to self-determination.
Graduate of a Bachelor's Degree program in Nursing
Master's Degree from a nurse practitioner program
Current Kentucky license of a RN and an ARNP license (with DEA number preferred)
ACLS and PALS obtained within 6 months of hire
Effective communication skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
We offer a complete benefits package including health, life, dental, vision, 4 weeks of vacation, and more. Ask us about our Tuition Reimbursement program, Sign-On Bonus for RN's, and close free parking. We are conveniently located just 12 minutes from New Circle Road on the Lexington side of Georgetown.
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