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Advanced Healthcare Practitioner - Neurology Center at Titus - Full Time

Company: Titus Regional Medical Center
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Advance Healthcare Practitioner

Position Summary
The Nurse Practitioner performs physical examinations and patient visits, orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, makes appropriate referrals to either a physician or specialist as needed, collaborates with physicians and staff as necessary to provide consistent care to patients, ensures quality assurance standards are met, and displays a caring and professional attitude at all times.

Degree Level Required: Graduate
Licensed by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advanced Practice Nurse.

Essential Functions

  • Provides comprehensive patient care to individuals and communities.
  • Utilizes training and expert knowledge to identify areas of need based on protocols to assess, treat and refer as necessary.
  • Demonstrates competency of nurse practitioner skills.
  • Teaches and counsels patients on health education, preventive medicine, expected outcomes of treatment, diet and other health maintenance measures, appropriate for the patient's age and needs.
  • Collaborates with physician supervisors through approved protocols to provide delivery of quality health care services.
  • Collects and interprets data to Provide appropriate care based on demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan.
  • Obtains a complete history of chief complaints and other problems on patient presentation.
  • Provides indicated medical treatment according to protocols, including pertinent exam directed to patient's history and complaints and the ordering of laboratory tests, x-ray procedures and other diagnostic tests or procedures.
  • Initiates drug therapy and collects specimens for pathologic examination per protocols.
  • Reviews all x-rays, radiology, pathology, lab and other diagnostic reports in a timely fashion.
  • Documents all relevant patient information in the patient's chart.
  • Dispenses and documents the dispensation of Class D Pharmacy drugs.
  • In emergency situations, administers lifesaving procedures and medication but not to exceed current training.
  • Coordinates patient care with other members of the health care teams at the Rural Health Clinic, Community Prenatal Clinic and Titus Regional Medical Center.
  • Consults regularly with supervising physician on problem cases or on cases not covered by protocols.
  • Provides daily clinical supervision and routine clinical training for clinic staff on treatment, infection control and laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement, staff meetings, and policies and procedures reviews.
  • Delegates duties according to authority appropriate for Texas Nursing Practice.
  • Adheres to and follows all patient experience initiatives.
  • Reports to and departs from work on time and as scheduled.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Class I.
  • Must be able to deal with stress while maintaining composure.
    Work Experience
    Required Experience: Not specified
    Five years experience in a hospital or clinic setting is desirable.

    Physical Demands and Work Environment
    Physical Demands and Work Enviroment
    Lifting/Carring Pushing/Pulling
    lbs % Time lbs % Time
    1-10 34-66 1-10 34-66
    11-20 01-33 11-20 01-33
    21-50 01-33 21-50 01-33
    51-75 01-33 51-75 01-33
    76-100 01-33 76-100 01-33

    Movement % Time
    Bend/Stoop/Twist 1-33
    Crouch/Squat 1-33
    Kneel/Crawl 1-33
    Reach Above Shoulder 1-33
    Reach Below Shoulder 1-33
    Repetitive Arm None
    Repetitive Hand 1-33
    Grasping 1-33
    Squeezing 1-33
    Climb Stairs None
    Walking Uneven 1-33
    Walking Even 34-66

    Enviroment % Time
    Indoors 67-100
    Outdoors 1-33
    Extreme Heat None
    Dusty None
    Excessive Noise 1-33

    Equipment % Time
    Motor Vehicles None
    Foot Pedals None
    Extreme Heat None
    Dusty None
    Excessive Noise 1-33

    Work Near % Time
    Machinery None
    Electricity None
    SHARPS 0-33
    Chemicals 0-33
    Fumes 0-33
    Heights None

    Depth Perception Required

Keywords: Titus Regional Medical Center, Longview , Advanced Healthcare Practitioner - Neurology Center at Titus - Full Time, Healthcare , Mount Pleasant, Texas

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