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Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care- West END

Company: The George Washington University Medical Faculty A
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care- West END
To perform, under the responsibility and supervision of physicians, clinical patient care services defined as data gathering, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, management of stable and chronic illnesses; and counseling. The Nurse Practitioner will be credentialed according to the medical staff regulations.-- They will be under the supervision of an appropriately credentialed attending physician.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:-- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs evaluation and problem identification of patients.
  • Performs history and physical examination of patients.
  • Writes prescriptions, orders, and interprets laboratory data and radiological tests.
  • Monitors patient status and response to treatments.
  • Documents findings in the medical record.
  • Recommends appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • Interacts with consultants as appropriate.
  • Provides education and counseling for patients. Directs patient and/or family to agencies dealing with specific illnesses/diseases.
  • Orders appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • Supervises NP, PA, health science, and medical students as appropriate.
  • Performs procedures for which practitioner is credentialed as dictated by patient need.
  • Interacts with nursing and technologist staff.
  • Participates in daily team rounding, periodic M&M sessions, and department conferences/teaching opportunities.
  • Participates in Departmental quality assurance, risk management, and compliance efforts.
    • NP: A Master's degree in nursing and completion of an approved course of study as a nurse practitioner.
    • Current ANCC certification and D.C. licensure as an NP is necessary.
      • Some previous experience in Primary Care is preferred.

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