Advanced Practice Registered Nurse xe2x80x93 Mobile Unit 1 (Treasure Coast)

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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse xe2x80x93 Mobile Unit 1 (Treasure Coast) Category APRN Position Control # # 08-5003-685 Status Full-time Location(s) Mobile Unit 1 Position Summary: FCHC has an exciting opportunity to provide primary health care through our new mobile medical unit. This will allow us to address the health care needs of the most vulnerable populations in the communities we serve. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)/Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) will travel (driver and vehicle to be provided by FCHC) and provide all aspects of patient care, diagnosis, treatments, education, and consultations. They will also conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patientxe2x80x99s primary healthcare provider. Role and Responsibilities: Help provide primary care to patients. Perform physical exams and patient observations. Must be proficient with medical instruments and equipment required by the work. Knowledge of computerxe2x80x90based data management programs and information systems, as well as records and point of interview technology. Ability to communicate effectively, in verbal and written form, with retail and medical partners at various levels, patients, family members, physicians and representatives of the community. Record patient medical histories and symptoms. Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans. Order, administer and analyze diagnostic test. Monitor and operate medical equipment. Diagnose health issues, detect changes in a patientxe2x80x99s health and change treatment plans as necessary. Administer medicines and treatments. Evaluate responses to treatments and medications. Train patients and families on managing illness or injuries and disease prevention. Take active role to contribute to the improvement of office functioning. Ability to function independently with regards to most clinical decisionxe2x80x90making. Perform other related duties as required or assigned by the Medical Director Qualifications and Education Requirements: Masterxe2x80x99s degree from an accredited nursing program. Must have Florida RN Licensure and be board certified by either ANCC or AANP. APN authorization in Florida to practice in Family Health by the Board of Nurse Examiners Additional Notes This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by supervisor. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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