Nurse Practitioner WellMed - Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces, NM

full-time
Outpatient

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The Nurse Practitioner (NP) (PA) practices as part of a collaborative team that may include, but is not limited to, Family Practice and/or Internal Medicine Physicians, RN Case Managers, and clinic staff. The purpose of this collaborative team is to provide a comprehensive, coordinated model of care to a mostly Medicare-aged population.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses and treats both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and other chronic medical conditions. The NP will also treat acute conditions such as minor injuries and other acute medical conditions such as infections or exacerbations of chronic diseases
  • The NP is expected to be able to provide care consistent with their licensure and/or certification
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic lab work, x-rays, EKG
  • Prescribes medications and other modalities of treatment as needed to treat those conditions listed above
  • Counsels patients on various disease conditions they may be treating to ensure that the patient is educated to their disease process, treatment, and expected outcomes
  • Works as an integral part of a comprehensive and collaborative team in order to provide quality evidenced-based care to our patients
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees and maintain relationships with various health plans


Posted May 13, 2022