USP Canaan: Nurse Practitioner (Advanced Practice Nurse)

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Job Overview

The Nurse Practitioner functions in an advanced nursing practice role after demonstrating appropriate educational preparation and/or certification. Primary health care will include comprehensive assessment and management of uncomplicated acute and stable chronic health problems. Emphasis will be placed on patient education, patient counseling, continuity of care, health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and management. Patient management decisions will be made in collaboration with physicians and established clinical guidelines. Manages the daily operation of the outpatient/inpatient departments and conducts daily sick call. Performs comprehensive physical and psycho social assessment including health maintenance screening and risk evaluation. Identifies behaviors and environmental factors affecting health/illness. Encourages lifestyles that maintain and support wellness through patient education and counseling, and assists patients in becoming active participants in personal health. Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary$90K-100K
  • Compensation TypeFull Time - Hourly
  • ExperienceAt Least One Year
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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