Tower Health

  • Nurse Practitioner- Neurology

    Job Locations US-PA-West Grove
    Requisition ID
    2018-21776
    Hospital
    Jennersville Hospital
    Shift
    1-Day
    Department
    Hospital Physician Clinic
    Category
    Advanced Practitioner
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Provide collaborative neurologic care and management of patients. Assist Neurologists in managing a neurologic consult service for both inpatient and outpatients.

    Job Summary

    • Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of clients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies.
    • Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment. Works in collaboration with a physician in formulating treatment plans for health problems and follow-up.
    • Writes prescriptions for medication based upon laboratory results, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, and post-discharge care in accordance with written practice protocols.
    • Requests written consultation from physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure appropriate and quality patient care.
    • Interprets and evaluates findings of studies/tests.
    • Relays appropriate information regarding patient care to the collaborating physician.
    • Evaluates the quality of care provided and recommends changes for improvement.
    • Provide collaborative neurologic care and management of patients.
    • Participate and lead family meetings, as needed by Neurologist.
    • Dictates or writes, or through EMR documents patient history, admissions, care plans, progress, and discharge notes.
    • Provide clinical leadership for the development and implementation of new protocols and algorithms
    • Interacts with clinical and administrative staff for optimal patient care.
    • Provides on-call coverage

    Qualifications

    • License and current registration to practice in state.
    • Graduate from a registered NP program.
    • Master’s degree in nursing.
    • Privileges or eligibility to apply.

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