NURSE Practitioner - Walk-In Clinic
Overview No matter how 'minor' the emergency, it's still major to you.
That's why CHI Memorial Convenient Care - Atrium is there - to provide trusted care for every unexpected bump, bruise, cold or cough.
CHI Memorial Convenient Care provides urgent medical care for many common conditions including allergies and asthma, fevers and flu, and stitches and sprains.
With convenient hours and staffed with the highest quality healthcare professionals, the care you need is available right when you need it.
There's no need to make an appointment, and we'll coordinate with your personal physician to ensure you receive follow-up care.
Responsibilities CHI Memorial Convenient Care - Atrium
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for utilizing training and skills to provide direct patient care under the supervision of a physician.
Essential Duties: Obtain medical histories when necessary.
Perform physical exams (within established protocol).
Diagnose, treat and monitor chronic diseases (within protocol guidelines).
Order diagnostic test. Prescribe or recommend medications for prescription for medications and treatment (within protocol guidelines).
Provide preventive health screenings and immunizations for children and adults.
Promote positive lifestyle habits to all patients through education and counseling.
Assist the doctor with office surgeries.
Assure charts are signed off by the doctor within 7 days.
Maintain patient’s privacy and confidentiality.
Make follow up calls to check patients progress.
Assist doctors with phone coverage and hospital rounds.
Work closely with other nurses to assure patient flow is efficient.
Consult with doctor regarding patient symptoms to assure proper diagnosis and plan of treatment.
Performs other duties as assigned QualificationsEducation:
Master’s degree in nursing
Certified Nurse Practitioner Certificate of fitness through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Experience: 3-5 years clinical nursing practice in an acute care setting required.
1-3 years previous experience as a NP in an acute or primary care setting
Certification or Licensure:
Licensed as an RN in the state of TN
Licensed as a CRNP in state of TN, required.
BLS required. NOTICE
This position requires a criminal background check.
Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
Additional Information Requisition ID: 2020-R0283735
Schedule: Full-time Market: CHI Health
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About this company
Memorial Health Care System is a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to the healing ministry of the Church. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and strengthened as part of Catholic Health Initiatives, it offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cancer and cardiac care, orthopedic and rehabilitation services. Memorial is a regional referral center of choice with 4,000 associates and more than 700 affiliated physicians providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Memorial Health Care System is recognized as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, the health care industry's leading source of information on hospital quality.
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (37404)