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Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (Knoxville)

Description

Full Time, 40 hours

Location: Knoxville, TN

Summary: Provides general medical care and treatment to Female Adolescents through Adulthood in medical facility such as clinic, health center, or public health agency in collaboration with physician, by utilizing a team based model as well as performing the following duties.

Responsibilities: Include the following.

  • Performs female physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed protocol and standard of care.
  • Provides prenatal care and family planning.
  • Treats chronic and acute health care problems within prescribed protocol and standards of care.
  • Performs simple surgical procedures.
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
  • Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition.
  • Consults with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan considering standards of care.
  • Prescribes drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
  • Consults with physician and/or refers patients to specialized health resources for treatment according to protocol and standards of care.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement (QI), Quality Assurance (QA) and Continuous Quality Improvement Activities (CQI) as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: Master's degree in Nursing. 
  • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of the following types of software: word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.  Also should be familiar with NextGen EMR.
  • Certificates and Licenses: Licensed RN in the state of TN as a Family Nurse Practitioner with Certificate of Fitness to prescribe medications under the supervision of a physician, serving as preceptor.  

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