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Job Code: T167,T168
Job Title: Clinical Nurse Practitioner
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 01/04/13 12:00 AM Central Time
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Job Type: Temporary Part-time
Location: College of Nursing Clinic, Medical Center, Alabama
Department: Health Sciences
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Evaluates patients in a clinical setting to include periodic health maintenance examinations and treating minor illnesses under the direction of an attending physician using applicable medical equipment; takes medical histories and performs physical examinations; orders and/or performs diagnostic and therapeutic regimens as determined by patient’s need with the concurrence of the attending physician; instructs and educates patients with regard to their particular condition and/or provides referrals to counseling programs, social services, community agencies or specialists; interacts by phone, letter, or in person with physicians, staff, community hospitals' staff, insurance companies, health care providers, residents and students; confers regularly with project director, staff physicians, Health Services staff and other personnel to consult and/or refer patients, plan and coordinate activities, exchange information and resolve problems; provides clinical instruction to nursing and healthcare staff; maintains accurate patient records using an electronic health record system; documents all aspects of patient care and completes paperwork for billing and administrative purposes in a timely manner; assists patients on and off exam table and in and out of wheelchairs; complies with HIPAA regulations; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and additional hours as required; related duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing, completion of an approved nurse practitioner training program, certification as an Adult Primary Care or Family Practice Nurse Practitioner and licensure with the state of Alabama as a nurse practitioner and registered nurse. Related clinical experience and excellent computer skills are highly preferred.
Working Days and Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Position is PRN (as needed) during the above hours.