City
Central and Southern Arizona
State
AZ
Position Id
1895

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Southern and Southeast Arizona

A Central Arizona healthcare organization is hiring a full-time, Family Practice Nurse Practitioner (FNP).

Description

As an FNP, you will be responsible for …

  • Prescribing medication dosages, routes, and frequencies.
  • Ordering, performing, or interpreting the results of diagnostic tests such as complete blood counts, electrocardiograms, and x-rays.
  • Analyzing and interpreting patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Developing treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.
  • Diagnosing or treating acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections, and injuries.
  • Prescribing medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized.
  • Counseling patients about drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such over-the-counter medications and herbal remedies.
  • Recommending interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Detecting and responding to adverse drug reactions, with special attention to vulnerable populations.
  • Educating patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses.

Qualifications

  • Advance Practice Degree.
  • Current Arizona Nursing License- Nurse AP.
  • Current BLS and ACLS required. PALS preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good organization habits.
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly, strong knowledge base.
  • Understands principles of aseptic technique and their implementation.
  • Ability to care for adult to geriatric patients.
  • Excellent teaching skills.
  • Basic knowledge of continuous quality improvement ideology.
  • Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information call Rene Pelayo 602-788-5890 x 116 and send your resume to Rene@apnusa.com

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