Family Nurse Practitioner

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Family Nurse Practitioner Job Description

 

Job Title: Family Nurse Practitioner

 

Job Summary:

As a Family Nurse Practitioner, you will provide primary care services to patients across the lifespan, from infants to seniors. You will assess, diagnose, and treat a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions. You will work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to patients and their families.

 

Responsibilities:

- Conduct comprehensive health assessments, including physical exams and medical histories.

- Diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesses and injuries, including ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and prescribing medications.

- Develop and implement treatment plans, including patient education and counseling on lifestyle modifications, disease prevention, and management.

- Collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to provide coordinated and comprehensive care.

- Document patient care in electronic medical records (EMR) and maintain accurate patient records.

- Provide counseling and education to patients and their families on health promotion and disease prevention.

- Participate in quality improvement initiatives to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care.

- Stay up-to-date with current trends and best practices in primary care.

- Adhere to ethical and professional standards, including patient confidentiality.

 

Requirements:

- Master's degree in Nursing and certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

- Current state license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner.

- At least 2-3 years of experience in primary care.

- Strong clinical skills, including the ability to diagnose and treat acute and chronic medical conditions.

- Knowledge of pharmacology and prescribing practices.

- Ability to work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

- Comfortable with using electronic medical records (EMR) for documentation and patient care.

- Commitment to ongoing professional development.

- Adherence to ethical and professional standards, including patient confidentiality.