Office/Hospice Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Certified

Weeks Medical Center Lancaster, NH
- CPR Required

* 1-2 yrs experience required

* Position Summary

* The Office/Hospice APRN/PA-C will provide direct patient care and staff support to North Country Home Health/Hospice and Weeks Medical Center staff and patients throughout Coos and Northern Grafton County. These services will include but not be limited to: responding to calls related to Hospice patients, recording of physical and mental status, performing physical exams, ordering of diagnostic tests, implementing and managing plans of care, as well as prescribing and dispensing of medications.

* Qualifications

* Graduate from an accredited program of study based upon current APRN or Physician Assistant standards of practice.

* Current NH State Licensure and National Certification.

* 1-2 years provider experience required.

* Previous provider experience desired.

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

* Maintains a good working relationship with all levels of personnel, medical staff, administration, and the public.

* Essential Functions of the Job

* Elicit and record physical and mental health status, psychosocial history, and review of body system.

* Perform Physical examinations on patients of all ages.

* Initiate appropriate diagnostic tests for screening and evaluation of patient’s current health status.

* Assess patient history, systems review, physical examination, and diagnostic tests.

* Formulate a diagnosis, implement a plan of care, and manage treatment regimens.

* Continuously plan, teach, promote and manage both the physical and mental health of the patient.

* Administer, prescribe, and dispense pharmacological agents.

* Arrange appropriate referrals to other care providers.

* Stabilize patients in life-threatening or unusual situations until emergency transport can be arranged.

* Document all services provided in the patient’s medical record.

* Attend and participate in departmental, hospital, and community based committees and task forces.

* Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Code:62209020 Posted:Jun-13-2018 Click Here to Apply Online

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