POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:
This position will support the clinical care for patients at Prestige Clinics and oversee management of the care coordination program. Nurse practitioners help patients manage acute and chronic illnesses. They conduct physical exams and perform limited diagnostic tests. Nurses discuss the care coordination model with the patients.
NURSE PRACTITIONER REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduate of an accredited nursing school.
• Must have successfully completed an accredited program for Nurse Practitioners with a minimum of a Master's degree. Must have current certification as a Nurse Practitioner through a recognized credentialing body.
• Minimum of 3 years nursing experience. Office and Acute Care Hospital experience preferred
• Indiana State Registered Nurse License, Drug Enforcement Agency number of prescription privileges granted and CPR certification.
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice and medical care to give and evaluate patient care. Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care. Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients. Knowledge of patient education principles to develop a self-care program. Skills in anticipating and reacting calmly to emergency work situations. Ability to communicate clearly.