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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

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10-5003-165

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Position Summary: Provide and educate all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. Work both inpatient and outpatient situations and can perform independently or as a part of treatment team. May conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient’s primary healthcare provider.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Help provide primary care to patients.
  • Perform physical exams and patient observations.
  • Must be proficient with medical instruments and equipment required by the work.
  • Knowledge of computer‐based data management programs and information systems, as well as records and point of interview technology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in verbal and written form, with retail and medical partners at various levels, patients, family members, physicians and representatives of the community.
  • Record patient medical histories and symptoms.
  • Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans.
  • Order, administer and analyze diagnostic test.
  • Monitor and operate medical equipment.
  • Diagnose health issues, detect changes in a patient’s health and change treatment plans as necessary.
  • Administer medicines and treatments.
  • Evaluate responses to treatments and medications.
  • Train patients and families on managing illness or injuries and disease prevention.
  • Take active role to contribute to the improvement of office functioning.
  • Ability to function independently with regards to most clinical decision‐making.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned by the Medical Director

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree from an accredited nursing program.
  • Must have Florida RN Licensure and be board certified in Pediatrics (ANCC or PNCB).
  • PNP authorization in Florida to practice in Pediatrics by the Board of Nurse Examiners.
  • Successful completion of the National APRN Certification Examination Degree Program required for initial licensure.
  • Current CPR (BLS) for the health care provider.
  • Minimum one year experience as an APRN preferred.
  • Knowledge of the scope of practice, legal replications to include statutes and regulations relevant to APRN.
  • Advance knowledge of pharmacology, appropriate for care.
  • Demonstrate written and verbal communications with the interdisciplinary team.
  • Maintain harmonious, professional relationships with members of the care team, as well as patients and families.
  • Knowledge of medication administration, side effects and calculation.
  • Knowledge of infection control.
  • Complete and maintain nursing CE requirements for each license renewal period.

Additional Notes

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by supervisor.

* This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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