Nurse Practitioner


Required Qualifications:

  • Current licensure as Nurse Practitioner/Nurse or Physician Assistant in appropriate jurisdiction
  • NCCPA certification is necessary
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or BSN in Nursing preferred
  • Some previous ED/Urgent Care or primary care experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • 1+ year of experience in an urgent care or primary care setting, which includes the ability to manage adult and pediatric patients

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioners are primary caregivers who take care of patients in a variety of specialized
settings. The nurse practitioner diagnoses and treats illnesses and injuries, records and analyzes
a patient’s history, performs physical exams, orders diagnostic tests, prescribes physical therapy,
and has the right to prescribe certain medications and treatments. 

Specific job tasks include:

  • Provide general medical care and treatment to patients in medical facilities and office
    settings under the direction of a physician
  •  Conduct physical examinations and preventative health measures within prescribed
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical
    problems and healthcare needs
  • Report physical findings and formulate plan and prognosis based on patient’s condition
  • Discuss case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive
    patient care plan
  • Submit healthcare plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation
    by a physician
  • Prescribe or recommend drugs or other forms of treatment
  • Refer patients to specialized health resources for treatment