Nurse Practitioner - Specialty
Posted on: June 24, 2022
The Nurse Practitioner (Specialty) works independently and with
autonomous collaboration with physician to provide complete
physical examinations, diagnosis, and treatment of both chronic and
episodic disorders. Ensures proper illness and injury care and
disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. The Nurse
Practitioner works within a collaborative model to provide quality
care and to improve patient outcomes by strengthening continuity of
care in all settings for patients, families, and staff in both the
hospital and physician practice settings. The Nurse Practitioner
(NP) remains responsible for the patient throughout the course of
the treatment, provides the physical examination, the diagnosis,
and the health care plan, determines when the patient has
recovered, and releases the patient. The NP may refer the patient
to physicians for consultation or to specialized health resources
for treatment but retains responsibility for clinical management as
well as any subsequent medication.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's degree in area of specialty required. Certification as a
Certified Registered Nurse
Practitioner (CRNP) and state authority for advanced practice in
Adult Health required. Two
(2) years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a physician
practice setting and/or related
nursing experience required. Basic skills with Microsoft Office
programs, or similar programs,
and patient database. Must have the ability to navigate medical
websites. Must have a c urrent
Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse license with prescriptive
authority. ACLS (Advanced
Cardiac Life Saving) certification also required.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Demonstrated or documented ability to work in fast paced setting
with minimal supervision.
Exhibits excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Customer service and team environment focused.
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks.
May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity
and latitude is expected.
Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
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