The Nurse Practitioner assesses the physical condition of patients by performing and obtaining comprehensive or problem-focused physical examinations and medical histories. The Nurse Practitioner Orders, collects, interprets, and evaluates laboratory and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs. The Nurse Practitioner Prescribes, recommends, and/or employs medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatments and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy and with attention to efficacy, safety, and cost. Recommends interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks. The Nurse Practitioner Formulates and implements comprehensive outcomes-based patient care plans based on patient assessments, scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines. The Nurse Practitioner evaluates the patients response to the health care provided and the effectiveness of care. The Nurse Practitioner Maintains appropriate records detailing the patients treatment plans and outcomes. The Nurse Practitioner initiates timely consultation and referral when the problem exceeds scope of practice and/or expertise.
The ideal candidate for The Nurse Practitioner HTPLN position has strong verbal and written communication skills. The Nurse Practitioner has the knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.