Job details

Nurse Practitioner

at WKY Medical
Location Hopkinsville, KY
Category Nursing
Job Type Full Time

Description

SUMMARY: This is a Part-Time position
Nurse Practitioner/Physician assistant will administer and coordinate medical services necessary for all clients within the Facility; assist and be responsible for clients during appointments.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Understands how to administer/dispense medication under direction of physician.
  2. Works with and helps trains RNs and LPNs on staff to provide quality medical care to clients.
  3. Ensure the treatment plan of the physician or Medical Director is being followed.
  4. Giving and interpreting Mantoux Testing.
  5. Makes appointments for clients to see physician, provide lab work and referrals for additional follow up care.
  6. Assists in training staff in medical and health and safety matters as well as assisting in properly maintaining medical equipment.
  7. Maintain and keep updated all medical records and documentation pertaining to the clients.
  8. Maintain contact with community medical personnel.
  9. Shall assist in the development and revision of policies and procedures for medication compliance.
  10. Provide training for staff development specific to health care needs i.e. CPR, First Aid, Blood Pressure, etc.
  11. Purchasing and ordering of medical supplies.
  12. Educates clients about methadone maintenance and detoxification as well as side effects and provides education to clients on lab results and all medical matters.
  13. Educates pregnant patients about prenatal care and assists primary counselor in coordinating outside services as needed.
  14. Shall not be dually assigned as counselor.
  15. Conducts Intake and Physical Exams under the direction of the Medical Director or Physician.

Minimum Qualifications:            Certification as Advanced Nurse Practitioner

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