Augment a physician's ability to provide medical services topatients; collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeuticprocedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and professionalconsultations and provide direct patient care services.
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physicianin diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessarytreatment and services for quality patient care; record the normal andabnormal data for review by the physician.Take patienthistories, conduct physical examinations, and record the date in thepatient's record; write progress notes; prepare patient workups andsummaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings; obtainpsychosocial history relevant to patient care, and assumeresponsibility for developing therapeutic relationships with patients.Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnosticprocedures; explain necessity, preparation, nature and anticipatedeffects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to thepatient.Carry out therapeutic procedures such as castapplication and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes; monitorprogress of patients, report progress to supervising physician, andmaintain record of each patient's progress, consulting with supervisingphysician when patient's progress does not meet anticipated and/orpredetermined criteria.Participate in basic science andclinical research projects conducted by supervising physician; preparestatistical reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trendsand appropriate recommendations or conclusions.Review the workof lower rated employees; train new personnel.Participate inteaching students and residents in techniques and procedures which areunique to specific clinical setting.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
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Work requires completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program,with a Master's degree in Nursing.
No experience required. 3 years of RN experience strongly preferred.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of NorthCarolina. BLS required. National certification as a NP required priorto or within 6 months of employment.