The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with the physician in an office setting.
Essential Job Functions:
Under the direction and supervision of a license physician, provides health care to patients including diagnosis and treatment.
Obtains medical histories, performs physical examinations, makes diagnosis and orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests.
Under the supervision of physician, obtains medical histories, performs physical examinations, makes diagnosis and orders appropriate and standard laboratory and diagnostic procedures as necessary in the office.
Evaluates procedure results and finding to physicians.
Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient’s plan of care.
Provides patient education about underlying medical condition, self-management of acute or chronic illnesses and tailors instructions to patients’ individual circumstances. Instructs and counsels patients regarding therapeutic regimens, promoting wellness and health maintenance.
Review test results.
Develops patient’s plan of care.
Documents exam and progress notes. Provides referral letters as needed.
In addition to office visits, the Nurse Practitioner will perform other duties as assigned by supervising physicians.
Ensure HIPPA guidelines are followed at all times.