Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others.
Obtains histories and performs a complete or problem focused physical examination of patients.
Orders and/or performs, evaluates, interprets and integrates findings of diagnostic tests and procedures to formulate a health management plan.
Evaluates and makes recommendations for the patient health management plan with full consideration of patient safety needs.
Provides patient/family education and counseling.
Maintains patient's medical records according to established standards and documents in a systematic, accurate and succinct format. Reviews records with supervisory physician on a routine basis.
Discusses patient care needs with physician and/or other health professionals when appropriate.
Refers patients to physician or to specialized healthcare resources for consultation/treatment as appropriate.
Participates in continuing education and/or continuing medical education as required by licensing body and medical staff bylaws.
Prescribes medication as permitted by the N.C. Board of Nursing.
Master's degree or equivalent; Four to ten years related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licensure: RN, NP, NC license, BCLS