Job Code Number: 4400080-2233-02
Full-time Night shift w/rotation Exempt
Memphis, TN 38103
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
TN State Licensure or Permit Required
Regional One Health is home to the nation's most gifted and sought-after medical professionals. We are currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for night shift (& some days) in our Emergency Department (Trauma and Medicine).
Provide patient care, under direct supervision of a physician, including assessing, diagnosing, and treating acute and chronic health problems. May order appropriate diagnostic test, interpret results, perform history and physicals, evaluate patients for response to therapy with the attending physician and provide follow-up as designated in the protocol. Have knowledge of coding and billing parameters that govern provision of patient care by Nurse Practitioners within the State of Tennessee. Ensure that regulatory documents and other forms are completed in accordance with institutional guidelines.
Scope Practice Job Duties:
Physician supervised patient care
Gather history and physicals
Wound incision and drainage, arthrocentesis
Administer medication and start IV's
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities, Education and /or Experience:
Active Tennessee License / Certification as Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant required (must include Certification and prescriptive authority).
PALS and ACLS Certification
2 years experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Preferred
Knowledge of OSHA regulations
Knowledge of FDA
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
An interest in teaching is preferred
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Constant walking, standing; lifting and positioning patients/equipment; exposure to infectious agents. Visual acuity is needed to access color changes. Heavy Work - Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (May be further defined as "with or without assistance.")
Regional Medical Center Of Memphis