Job Type: Full Time
Job Hours: Weekdays 40 hours per week; some weekend hours as necessary
Responsible for providing direct patient care within the practice & directive of collaborating physician; assessment and management of patients; day to day implementation and evaluation of the appropriate plan of care; serving as a consultant, researcher, and educator.
The Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with the medical, nursing and support services to provide patient and family focused care.
Perform history & physicals, documentation of findings; communication with collaborating Providers.
Orders appropriate diagnostic testing; reviews results/ informs pts and Providers of findings and required follow up. Patient education and support --
Ensures continuity of care for follow-up treatments.
Other duties as necessary under direction of Providers and Administration.
Previous medical office/ hospital experience highly preferred.
Current Kentucky licensure as Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse.
Professional certification as a nurse practitioner.
CPR certification and ACLS/BLS required.
Must be comfortable working with Pediatric patients if indicated.
Dermatologic procedure skills highly preferred (experience with incision and drainage of abscess; skin biopsies (ie: excision/punch biopsy); ingrown toenail removals.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high focus on quality patient care in teamwork-oriented environment.