Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care/Neighborhood Program

Las Vegas, NV

full-time
Outpatient

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Nurse Practitioner will work in a clinic setting as well as assist with home visits
  • Examines, diagnoses and treats patients for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • Counsels and educates patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns
  • Documents items such as: appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment and plan
  • Formulates diagnostic and treatment plans
  • Prescribes and administers medications, therapies, and procedures
  • Orders lab and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan and provides advice on follow up
  • Responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services
  • Completes all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintains quality of care standards as defined by the practice

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner Certification in Primary Care, Geriatric, Adult or Physician Assistant certification
  • Active unrestricted APRN or PA-C license in Nevada, or ability to obtain
  • 3+ months of clinical practice experience as an NP/PA
  • Ability to communicate with patients, primary care team members and management staff
  • Ability to make care decisions based on best medical practices without direct supervision or guidance by a physician
  • Basic technical proficiency in the use of computer programs for medical records or internet search for clinical practice
  • Advanced assessment and treatment plan implementation skills
  • Ability to complete clinical care lifting in a provider office environment
  • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate required or ability to obtain
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective organization skills and ability to multi-task
  • Takes initiative, creative, has problem solving ability, is adaptable, and flexible
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously


Posted July 15, 2021