The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team. The NP provides healthcare in primary, urgent, community-based and long-term health care settings providing care to individuals and families across the lifespan. The NP has didactic education, clinical competency and national certification in the identified area of clinical practice enabling delivery of preventative healthcare for individuals and families as well as the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness. Primary care NPs demonstrate an ongoing committment to patient centered care and partner with individuals as well as family's to promote engagement and shared decision making to assure optimal health, well-being and self-management of disease processes. Supported by advanced knowledge of nursing theory and application, the NP demonstrates evidence-based medical knowledge, clinical judgment, technical competence, professionalism, interpersonal communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, and life-long professional development and competency validation.
Day shift- Variable from 7a-7p Sun through Saturday
Certifications: Family NP, Adult NP, Acute NP, and Physician Assistants
Requirements for the position: TN RN licenses, TN APRN license or PA license. A year or more of NP experience required.
Primary responsibilities for this position: The work is largely follow-up of patients who have COVID related symptoms, evaluation/management/treatment, ordering of applicable tests, following up on labs, documentation of work, coordination of care needed.
Location of the position: The care is provided in patient homes in middle Tennessee (Davidson, Brentwood, Franklin, Nolensville, Hendersonville)
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