Develops and documents a plan of care for each patient, administers appropriate treatment and/or referral, and conducts consults in ED and med/surg units. Makes informed diagnostic and therapeutic decisions based on patient information, current scientific evidence, clinical judgment and patient preference. Prescribes and performs competently all medical procedures considered essential for the scope of practice.
This position is based in the outpatient clinic setting, adult care only, but must be comfortable with occassional coverage of 9 bed adult inpatient unit.
Experience: 3+ years preferred.
Education: Master's Degree and certification as a Nurse Practitioner required.
Spanish speaking preferred but not required.