Nurse Practitioner

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Las Vegas, NV, US

Horizon Ridge Clinic LLC View Company Profile

Nurse Practitioner to join our team who will provide holistic and quality care to our patients. A Nurse Practitionerxe2x80x99s responsibilities include helping with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments, and consultations. They know there is no single solution when it comes to patient care. If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment and with all aspects of patient care, please share your past related experience along with your application. Nurse Practitioners to provide medical services to Primary Care patients facility-wide, as directed by the Clinical Director. Assumes the responsibility and accountability for the continuity of health care regardless of the presence or absence of disease. Performs physical examinations, employing a combination of nursing and medical functions approved by standardized procedures. Diagnoses, treats, and prescribes medications under the supervision of the Clinical Director and in according to Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice. Orders lab and diagnostic work in conformance with the Clinical Directorxe2x80x99s written protocol for the treatment of specific illnesses or diseases. Performs minor lacerations, as ordered, and supervised by the Clinical Director and his/her protocol. Provides patients and their families with education, comfort, and relative information in accordance with their medical care as needed. Review laboratory values and diagnostic tests in a manner appropriate to the standard of care. In case of a patient with an emergency, administer all appropriate care and ensure appropriate transfer of care to appropriate level of care via emergency medical system. Discharge patients from the clinic with appropriate instructions and follow up care. Part-time and full-time considered. Assess, diagnose and treat patients. Duties include obtaining patient’s health history, performing physical exams, prescribing laboratory tests and medication, providing patient and family education and providing technical expertise to other nurses. Incumbents in this class work independently under the general direction of a physician pursuant to state statute. As an Infectious Disease Provider, you will be responsible for the clinical assessment and diagnosis of infectious diseases, infectious diseases treatment, and infectious diseases clinical management. You will work under the direction of a physician with a special interest in infectious diseases. You will provide quality patient care and excellent patient care. We offer a great work life balance as well as competitive salary and benefits.RESPONSIBILITIESPrescribe medication, examine patients, diagnose illnesses, and provide treatment.Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests.Gather health histories, perform physical examinations and diagnostic procedures.Develop and implement treatment plans.Dictate and document all patient interactions.Notify managing physician about unusual or unexpected events or problems.Effectively communicate with diverse populations, including physicians,employees, patients, and families.Meaningful work environment supported by specially trained HIV medical services.Support staff and a HIV/medical Case Management support services program; with HIV.Medication Adherence Specialist/Dietician/Nutrition management, SubstanceAbuse/Psychiatric medical and Counseling ServicesLead a team driven approach that delivers the highest quality HIV medicalmanagement and related medical care services.Provide comprehensive medical management of HIV patient, including HIVspecific health related quality of life, primary care, and preventative medical management.REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLSMust hold current license/registration to practice.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Must have the ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion.Ability to maintain highly confidential information.Infectious Diseases experience is preferred but not required.2-3 years of experience is preferred but a new graduate will be considered.Graduation from an accredited NP Program.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSCompletion of a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program. Possession and maintenance of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the Nevada Board of Registered Nursing. Possession and maintenance of a valid Nurse Practitioner Certificate issued by the Nevada Board of Registered Nursing. Possession certification from the American Academy for HIV Specialty. Possession and maintenance of a valid Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Certificate issued by the Nevada Board of Registered Nursing (Furnishing Certificate enables a Nurse Practitioner to administer and/or order medications). Possession and maintenance of a valid Controlled Substance Registration Certificate xe2x80x93 Schedules II xe2x80x93 V issued by Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) (Controlled Substance Registration Certification [DEA #]) enables a Nurse Practitioner the ability to order level II xe2x80x93 V controlled substance medications).QUALIFICATIONSNP furnishing privilegesDEA LicenseCurrent BLS and ACLS certification preferredLicensed, or eligible, for Nevada as a NP.Masterxe2x80x99s degree or Doctorate in Nursing from an accredited institutionLicense to practice in the State of Nevada and hold current certification as anAPRN by ANCC or Psychiatric Mental Health NursingLicense with the American Academy for HIV SpecialtyAbility to pass background check and driverxe2x80x99s license check upon offer ofemployment.PREFERRED SKILLSExtensive training or experience in community based psychiatric treatment of individuals diagnosed with serious emotional disturbance and severe and persistent mental illnessComprehensive and current knowledge of psychotropic medications and an understanding of crisis intervention and the use of hospital alternative servicesProvider would be either an employee or independent contractor. Hours can be flexible.Provider would manage patients referred from primary care providers at the clinic. Newpatients are 1 hour, and follow-up patients are 30-40 minutes. A behavioral health nursenavigator assists with scheduling and troubleshooting. Expectation is to providediagnoses and treatment, including medication prescriptions.

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