EVMS

Nurse Practitioner

Position Number
6841101
Department
Geriatrics
Category
Clinical
Compensation Max
USD $104,503.00/Yr.
Compensation Min
USD $80,387.00/Yr.
US-VA-Norfolk

Overview

Functions as a nurse practitioner in The Glennan Center for Geriatrics, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, EVMS, incorporating the primary role of nurse practitioner and the supporting roles of consultant, and educator.

Responsibilities

Independently assess, diagnose, & develop treatment plans for patients in the area of Geriatrics

in accordance with protocols and standards of care.

 

Elicits and records a comprehensive and accurate past medical and social history and review of

systems for diabetic patients.

 

Performs appropriate physical exams and health maintenance, to establish a treatment plan and

follow-up care including any need for referrals, physician intervention, or hospitalization.

 

Differentiates between normal and abnormal findings and orders appropriate diagnostic studies.

 

Prescribe, dispense or deliver medications under the practice agreement.

 

Assists with hospital in-patient on an as needed basis.

 

Provide home visits to hospice patients.

 

Perform patient visits in the nursing home setting; providing initial admission certifications and

continuing care.

Maintains effective communication with physicians and providers regarding individual patient

care to develop a coordinated comprehensive care plan on cases involving complex medical or

psychosocial issues.

 

Assess learning needs, readiness, and capabilities of individuals and families to tailor education

to meet the needs of the individual.

 

Counsels patients and their families when necessary in areas such as health maintenance,

medication adjustments and end of life issues.

 

Maintains strict confidentiality of patient information in accordance with HIPAA and handles all

matters professionally with sensitivity to racial, ethnic, and sexual orientation issues..

 

Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, residents and the public.

 

Participate in development and implementation of divisional and departmental quality assessment/improvement/research programs and processes as requested.

 

Contribute toward the achievement of divisional and departmental goals.

 

Participate and contribute in/toward activities that enhance clinical expertise.

 

Participate in professional clinical activities in the division, community and professional organizations as needed or requested.

 

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

MSN with a Nurse Practitioner focus is required. Must be a licensed RN by the Virginia Board of Nursing and a certified and licensed Nurse Practitioner.

 

Must have ability to function independently, as well as, a member of our health care team to deliver quality care to our geriatric patient population.

 

Location : Location

US-VA-Norfolk

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