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Nurse Practitioner-ARNP

VITAS Type Full time Posted 7/12/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/27/2014
CA - California (All) - Irvine Referral - n/a -    

Nurse Practitioner-ARNP

Job ID: 2014-33845
Location: Orange County
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 2
Category: Nursing

The Nurse Practitioner performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician.  

  • Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition.
  • Discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.  
  • Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment. 
  • Monitors and maintains progress of patients and reports progress to supervising physician. 
  • Has the ability to work collaboratively with hospice employees and volunteers as part of an IDT.

 

Qualifications:
  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of (2) years experience in hospice, home health or community health in the past five (5) years. 
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to assist in lifting and transferring patients as required. 
  • Lift objects in excess of 20 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee will be required to stand or walk in excess of one hour per day, talk, hear, sit, stoop, kneel and crouch as needed.

 

Education:
  • Requires completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. 
  • State licensure is also required.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V