Nurse Practitioner

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Plano, TX, US

Dr. Torres and Associates, PLLC View Company Profile

Benefits/PerksCompetitive CompensationGreat Work EnvironmentCareer Development OpportunitiesMonday – Friday, NO weekendsClosed major holidays with payJob SummaryWell-established Internal Medicine practice seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join our team! Our ideal Nurse Practitioner is a licensed, certified, non-physician healthcare provider who actively renders direct patient care and possesses delegated prescriptive authority. The Advanced Practice Provider provides medical care based upon the scope of practice as delineated by the supervising physician. This NP will be managing a changing caseload of patients every day who suffer from a variety of illnesses and injuries. You will be assessing their needs, ordering, or performing tests, interpreting results, and offering diagnoses, prescriptions, and referrals, as needed. In addition, you will be managing patient reporting and charting, and assisting the physician. The ideal candidate has experience working in a clinical office setting, can multitask efficiently, and has excellent bedside manner.xc2xa0We provide our patients with the most comprehensive healthcare possible.xc2xa0 We also offer a full array of aesthetic services to include Botox, Votiva, PRP, microneedling, hormone optimization and more.xc2xa0 If interested, we are willing to train our new provider in these service offerings.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLEAssesses the physical and mental condition of patients by performing and obtaining comprehensive or problem-focused physical examinations and medical histories.Orders, collects, interprets, and evaluates laboratory and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs.Prescribes, recommends and/or employs medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatments and procedures or performs indicated procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policies with attention to efficacy, safety, and cost.Recommends interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.Formulates and implements comprehensive outcomes-based patient treatment plans based on patient assessments, evidence-based medicine, standards of care, professional practice guidelines and in collaboration with physicians and other interdisciplinary team members when appropriate. Evaluates patientxe2x80x99s response to health care provided and the effectiveness of care.Counsels patients and families regarding medical processes, management of the health illness/condition, medication, nutrition, and health promotion. CCounsels patients about drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over the counter medications and herbal remedies.Maintains appropriate records detailing the patientxe2x80x99s treatment plans and outcomes. Initiates timely consultation and referral when the problem exceeds scope of practice and/or expertise.Provide consultation level services for conditions /problems related to the Providerxe2x80x99s specialty and training.Perform invasive procedures specific to scope of practice and knowledge of the provider as delegated by supervising Physician.Provide care to a panel of patients in a team-based model focusing on acute and chronic illness management, as well as population health.KEY SUCCESS FACTORSKnowledge of information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.Knowledge of practices, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary.Interpersonal skills.Critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills.Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.Ability to develop and implement comprehensive outcomes-based patient treatment plans.Ability to counsel patients concerning medical and psychological/psychiatric conditions, treatment plans, and behavior modification.QualificationsTexas RN licensure or RN licensure with compact privilege from a state that is party to the Nurse Licensure Compact for RNs and LVNs & Texas APRN.Graduation from an accredited school.Current license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of Texas.ACLS or Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire or transfer.DEA licensure within 30 days of hire or transfer.

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