Responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients through collaboration with a designated physician.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assess and treat patients with common acute conditions, illnesses, or minor trauma in collaboration with a physician
Collaborate with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses.
Educate patients and/or families about preventive care, positive behaviors, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
Maintain legible, accurate, and confidential medical records.
Document all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations
Order diagnostic tests as appropriate.
Prescribe medications within scope of license.
Facilitate evaluation of records by physician(s) according to protocols and receive and implement constructive directives.
Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, self-care skills, and use of prescribed medical treatments and medications through education and counseling.
Regular attendance to ensure efficient operations
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in patient flow through patient triage and other nursing duties as needed
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Current licensure as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (ANCC or AANP) in Adult or Family
Ability to learn and utilize Electronic Medical Records system
Ability and willingness to work weekend and holiday work as required
Flexible, self-motivated individual who is dedicated to quality patient care and customer satisfaction
Excellent communication skills
Works effectively in a team environment
Projects a positive image and has a Patients First attitude
Prior experience in primary/urgent care or internal medicine practice is desirable
American Family Care, Inc.