Nurse Practitioner / APRN (Huntsville, Alabama)

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Essential Functions:
  • Performs health assessments and preventative health measures within prescribed guidelines, protocols, and Extensivist Physician instructions
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess Patient clinical problems and health care needs
  • Ability to perform basic clinical procedures such as Phlebotomy, IV insertion, Wound care, Suturing, Splinting, EKG, administering medications, Incision and Drainage etc.
  • Discusses and reviews cases with Extensivist Physician
  • Formulates and documents Plan of Care in Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment for a Patient's diseases and conditions
  • Renders provision of care either in a clinic setting or remotely including but not limited to:
    • Start an IV
    • Administer IM injection
    • Administer Medications
    • Phlebotomy / Lab draw
    • Vitals
    • Administer Vaccinations
    • Perform an EKG
    • Blood Glucose Monitor
    • INR Checks
    • Spirometry
    • Breathing/Nebulizer Treatments
    • Ankle Brachial Index
    • Perform Incision & Drainage
    • ACP Discussion
    • Joint Injections (if trained)
    • Perform Suture Repair
    • Splinting
  • Keeps PCP updated on Patient status and actions taken
  • Will collaborate with Specialists where clinically required
  • Participates in On-Call program which may include after-hours, weekends, holiday calls, and visitations

Supervisory Responsibility:
  • No direct reports
  • APRN is to report to Practice Administrator (Operational/Administrative)

Work Environment:
  • The APRN would operate in an outpatient setting.

Physical Demands:
  • Manage and coordinate inbound and outbound telehealth and in-person outreach
  • Ability to document in Electronic Database systems
  • This is an active role. Requires actively examining and treating Patients in their home
  • Frequent bending and lifting

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work:
  • This is a full-time position and core hours of work and days are Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Extended hours to accommodate Patients urgent and emergent care needs will be expected

Required Education/ Experience:
  • MS in Nursing preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with clinical emphasis for APRN, preferably in Geriatrics
  • Current unrestricted NP license in state of application
  • Must have a valid DEA license
  • Must possess current CPR certification (BLS, ACLS, and PALS)

Additional Eligibility and Qualifications:
  • Ability to use Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system to document Patient encounters
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 Coding and STAR Measures attainment
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Valid Driver's License

Experience in a Medicare Advantage or an accountable care environment is a plus but not required.

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