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Texas Health Resources NURSE PRACTITIONER - Internal Medicine Hospitalist in Fort Worth, TX in Fort Worth, Texas

Schedule for NP will cover shifts varrfying between 7am – 7pm (Mon – Sun), 12pm - 10pm (Mon-Sun) and 7pm - 7am (Mon-Sun). Position requires answering Vocera messages and incoming phone calls. It is vital that emergent/urgent pages are answered timely. Prior to exiting shift, this Nurse Practitoner will communicate (in-person or via telephone) with the shift physician to ensure all calls were answered.

Perform history and physical exams on new and established patients and those being seen for follow up appointments. Consult with the supervising physician as needed. 20%

Provide follow up and health maintenance care to patients in accordance with established protocols or specific instructions from the supervising physician. 20%

Initiate appropriate treatment and testing required for evaluation of illness based on training and experience. 10%

Provide counseling and instruction to patients regarding health related issues. 10%

Document clinical care of the patient according to established guidelines. 10%

Perform therapeutic and diagnostic procedures as indicated by training and experience and as directed by the supervising physician. 10%

Communicate with patients and family members within state law confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines concerning health related questions. 10%

Participate in continuous quality improvement process and other initiatives in the area of employee?��s practice. 10%

This position may be responsible for performing hospital rounding. This position may also have on-call duties 0%

Education

Master's Degree Nurse Practitioner Req

Experience

1 Year As a Nurse or Nurse Practitioner. Pref

Licenses and Certifications

NP - Nurse Practitioner Must maintain board certification as required for licensure. Upon Hire Req

Skills

Active listening and learning, critical thinking, reading comprehension, effective communication, time management, judgment and decision making.

Supervision

Individual Contributor

ADA Requirements

Working Indoors 67% or more

Mechanical Hazards 1-33%

Electrical Hazards 1-33%

OSHA

Tasks involving exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

Physical Demands

Light Work

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