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Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Registered Practice Nurse (Primary Care)
Job Code:2017-CLARITY-004
Location:Quincy, IL- Clarity Healthcare
Program:Clarity Healthcare
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
  

Job Description/Essential Functions:

Job Summary: The Nurse Practitioner provides diagnosis, consultation and treatment.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Carry out physical or psychological exam and record the history of the patient.
  • Able to give basic healthcare treatment.
  • Writes prescriptions and orders for medical/psychological tests.
  • Able to review the condition of the patient and determine the right course of treatment.
  • Attending to the needs of patient’s with the utmost patience, care, compassion and understanding.
  • Must be able to function independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex, critical and chronically ill patients.
  • Ordering and interpreting diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age-specific needs.
  • Prescribing appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
  • Implementing interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain stability, including but not limited to monitoring the effectiveness of interventions.
  • Facilitating the patient’s transition within the health care setting, e.g. transferring and/or collaborating with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals and facilitating staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.

Qualifications:

Experience and Education Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • Licensed as an APRN by the State of Illinois.
  • Two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: