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Women''s Health Nurse Practitioner

We are seeking a motivated and dedicated Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in OB-GYN to provide excellent care in performing prenatal and post-natal care to patients. The Nurse Practitioner will also perform procedures related to the female reproductive system, prescribe medication and order diagnostic tests.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greets patients, vendors and other providers either in person on the telephone in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ensures confidentiality and provides needed information to patient, family or other healthcare professionals as needed for patient care.
  • In accordance with standardized procedures, performs physical examinations and treats common episodic and health care conditions with an emphasis on health maintenance and disease prevention through education and counseling.
  • Works in collaboration with a specific Physician, Supervisor and other health care team members, consulting and referring as appropriate, but retains responsibility for ongoing clinical management of the patient.
  • Interviews with patients and/or family, constructs comprehensive medical histories, performs initial and periodic physical examinations, evaluate patient behavior and explores patient's interpretation of health needs.
  • Develops and implements long and short range treatment plans.
  • Maintains knowledge of pharmaceuticals to treat disease and illnesses, to include knowledge of the mechanism of action, side effects, toxic nature, and drug interactions of medications.
  • Perform and interpret diagnostic tests in order to determine therapeutic treatment plans.
  • Counsels patients and families as to preventive care, medical problems, psychological problems, and use of prescribed treatment and drugs.
  • Performs other necessary duties as required by the health center to meet the goal of providing primary health care services.
  • Respond to e-mail and telephone requests daily.
  • Makes diagnosis, selects and provides appropriate treatment for medical or surgical emergencies.
  • Maintains required documentation (electronically) and consults with collaborating physician as needed on changes in the patient's condition.
  • Writes orders to increase, decrease, or change medication (subject to collaborating and medical consultation as indicated.
  • Demonstrate awareness of age specific, cultural and spiritual practices of patients, staff and visitors.
  • Understands the functional status and physical needs of patients, staff and visitors.
  • Update current signed collaboration agreements annually.
  • Adhere to all guidelines outlined in Provider Agreement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Position: Women''s Health Nurse Practitioner
Organization: Memphis Health Center
Location: Memphis,  TN 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 7/18/2022
Requirements

Education & Qualification:

  • Master’s degree in nursing; Current NP license for the State of TN is required.
  • One to three years of women's health nursing experience.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or related program
  • Current BLS, PALS & ACLS certifications as applicable.
  • Must have a Current DEA License
Status: This listing expires on: 9/16/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Memphis Health Center
Address:
360 E. EH Crump Blvd

Memphis,  TN 38126
United States
Email:
tferguson@mphshc.org
Phone:
(901) 261-2008
Fax:
Contact:
Tonya Ferguson

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