The Nurse Practitioner examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. The Nurse Practitioner works within a collaborative model to provide quality care and to improve patient outcomes by strengthening continuity of care in all settings for patients, families, and staff in both the hospital and physician practice settings.
Must have a Master's degree in area of specialty. Certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) and state authority for advanced practice in Adult Health required. Must have two (2) years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a physician practice setting and/or related nursing experience. Must have basic skills with Microsoft Office programs, or similar programs, and patient databases. Must have the ability to navigate medical websites. Must have a current Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse license with prescriptive authority. ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Saving) certification required.