The Nurse Practitioner reports to the Director of Health Services and is responsible for the physical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and/or referral, education and follow-up of students.
1.Examine, diagnosis, and recommend appropriate treatment and/or referral to patients presenting with symptoms.
a. Initiate emergency treatment of acute medical problems, consult with collaborating physician and/or refer to urgent care/ emergency department.
b Maintain and manage patients utilizing lab, x-ray and other diagnostic testing.
c. Independently prescribe appropriate medication, corrective measures and medical therapeutics.
2.Maintain clinical documentation in a timely manner.
3.Complete scheduled caseload in a timely manner and assist staff as needed to ensure appropriate patient flow.
4.Provide patient education and conduct patient follow-up, as needed.
5.Support the administrative duties of Health Services to include efficient office function, effective patient flow and development of patient data.
Perform additional duties required by the Director of Health Services.
Education and Experience Required:
Registered Nurse with a Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.
Certification as an adult or family Nurse Practitioner with a Current Rhode Island Registered Nurse Practitioners License, with prescriptive privileges, and a Federal DEA License.
Three to five years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner, with experience in college health or adolescent medicine, preferred. Areas of experience should include general internal medicine, gynecology, mental health issues, orthopedics and urgent care/ emergency medicine.
Current CPR certification.
Employee Status: Full-Time/Temporary
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Internal Number: 4900
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