Onsite Weekend Op Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Putnam County Hospital View Company Profile

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – works in collaboration with physicians to manage care for patients in an urgent care setting. Orders, interprets, and records results of clinical tests and reports results to physicians. Prescribes medications and makes recommendations for other therapeutic forms of treatment. Requires a master’s degree. Reports to manager or head of the Prompt Care department. Duties/Responsibilities: Order and interpret diagnostic tests as needed Determine, plan, and initiate appropriate treatment, and adjust treatment if necessary Prescribe medications Document medical information of patients and review patient history at each visit Evaluate response to treatments and medications Request consultation or referral with other health care providers when appropriate Counsel and educate patients Manage pediatric and adult patients for both acute and chronic conditions Create patient care plans and contribute to existing care plans Actively maintain knowledge of current medical research and trends Provide administrative support or cross-coverage for reviewing laboratory test results and prescription clarifications Scheduling flexibility to include evenings and weekends Required Skills/Abilities: Ability to function within an integrated medical practice Strong written and interpersonal skills Outstanding clinical expertise Comfortable with technology Education and Experience: Licensed Nurse Practitioner who also maintains an active RN license or Licenses Physician’s Assistant 3+ years of clinical experience in an urgent care or emergency medicine required Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or PA school Graduate of Masterxe2x80x99s Degree level accredited Family Nurse Practitioner Program if applicable Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure

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