Nurse Practitioner Job – Setauket, NYNY, Suffolk County

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Job Summary:

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.
  • Prescribes medications.
  • Administers immunizations.
  • 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.
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