Nurse Practitioner - PRN

Location
Feasterville, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/4/2019
Closes
10/4/2019
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Per Diem
 
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  • Master's degree
  • Valid licensure required
  • Valid registration required
  • Previous experience required


  • SUMMARY OF JOB:

    The Certified Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) functions as a physician extender and participates in the overall coordination and delivery of palliative care to patients in the home setting. The CRNP examines, diagnoses and treats patients of the physicians in palliative practice. The CRNP may also conduct testing and prescribe medications in accordance with the Pennsylvania CRNP license scope and the delineation of privileges by the supervising physicians. In collaboration with the practice physician, the CRNP communicates, as appropriate, with the patients, physicians and other members of the health care team about changes in a patient's clinical condition and testing results. The CRNP serves as a liaison, educator, and patient advocate, and functions within individual patient needs, physician orders, Holy Redeemer Health System policy and procedures, and the Pennsylvania CRNP license.



    RECRUITMENT REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program

    CPR Certified

    Minimum of 3 years practice-specific experience

    Demonstrated competency in Clinical assessment

    Maintains National Certification with 100 hours of CME credits every two years

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