• NURSE PRACTITIONER

    Location US-AR-JONESBORO
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/3/2019 8:14 AM)
    Position Code
    23019003
    Day Shift
    Yes
    Night Shift
    No
    Rotating Shift
    No
    Evenings
    No
    Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    NE Osceola OH
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    To assist physician(s) in providing quality professional and knowledgeable medical care to NEA patients. To triage patients and prepare them for physician exam.  Call patients, pharmacies, lab, x-ray and other physicians to follow-up on behalf of clinic physician.  Assist physician with admissions of and follow-up on hospitalized patients or patients that have undergone surgical procedures.   To assist physician with follow-up appointments and medical care education.  Assist surgeon with surgical procedures.  The ability to prescribe specified levels of medications.  To function in the capacity of a para-professional.

     

    Qualifications

    High school education and completion of an accredited college nursing program (2 – 4 years). Completion all required courses and the passing of the nursing exam to obtain a nursing license from the State of Arkansas.  One to two years of actual hands on experience either through nursing program or in a medical care facility.  Six months mentorship with physician before obtaining prescriptive privileges, national certification and 20 hours of continuing education every four years to maintain certification.

     

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