Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner to diagnose and treat health conditions, as well as promote good health practices. As an advanced practice registered nurse, you’ll be our go-to person for ensuring the best patient care possible. The job includes conducting physical examinations, interpreting lab tests and overseeing patients’ health. You’ll be both a health practitioner and an educator, supporting disease prevention practices and helping people lead healthy lives. You should have experience in one of the following Nurse Practitioner specialties: acute care, neonatal care, pediatrics, cardiology, family health, women’s health or psychiatry. Extensive clinical experience on primary care is vital. As a Nurse Practitioner, you’ll have to work closely with other healthcare professionals, so you should have a team spirit and a positive attitude. Patience, problem-solving skills and communication ability are important.  

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • EMR systems, 1 year (Preferred) 
  • Nurse practitioner, 2 year (Preferred) 
  • License in Board of Nursing – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Required) 
  • Medical Specialty in Hospital Medicine & Internal Medicine (Required) 

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Proven experience as Nurse Practitioner in a clinic, hospital, ER or other setting 
  • Expertise in primary care, acute care and chronic care practices 
  • Knowledge of health and patient care regulations 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Strong ethics 
  • Team spirit with a positive attitude 
  • Patience and cool-headedness 
  • Willingness to continue gaining knowledge and clinical experience 
  • Valid nurse practitioner license 
  • Master’s degree; PhD is a plus

Major Responsibilities:

  • Examine patients and their medical records 
  • Order and study diagnostic tests (blood tests, X-rays etc.) 
  • Diagnose health conditions and illnesses 
  • Propose treatments for chronic and infectious diseases 
  • Prescribe medications 
  • Maintain accurate records and schedules 
  • Inform patients about their health conditions and prescribed medications 
  • Educate patients and their family members on diseases, epidemics and prevention 
  • Oversee patients’ overall health 
  • Promote good health practices 
  • Advance professional knowledge and conduct research

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