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Nurse Practioner-Community Family Pittsboro in Sanford, NC at Central Carolina Hospital

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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Job Description

Central Carolina Hospital


Responsible for providing medical services to patients of Central Carolina Physician Practices. Such services may include history, physical exams, evaluation of specific illnesses and/or injuries, and planning for the effective treatment of diseases or injuries, both chronic and acute subject to approval from the NC Board of Pharmacy and under the supervision of the medical directors, prescribe medications allowed by the state for their scope of practice.  Perform other services that have traditionally been reserved to physicians.

 Essential Functions:
  1. Must be thoroughly familiar with the principles and practice of a Nurse Practitioner. 
  2. Must have a general knowledge of the operation and administration of a medical office, well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills and be very reliable. 
  3. Recognizes and maintains confidentiality of patient records.
  4. Must be able to perform activities that involve an independent evaluation or treatment of a patient’s condition. 
  5. Must possess background knowledge in the biological, behavioral, medical and nursing services relevant to the practice as a Nurse Practitioner
  6. Possess knowledge of the legal, ethical and professional responsibilities of a Nurse Practitioner.
  7. Completes Athena training modules
  8. Utilizes Athena for documentation
  9. Performs office procedures
  10. Completes patient assessments
  11. Completes forms as requested or needed
  12. Accesses computer for patient reports
  13. Makes phone calls as needed
  14. Assumes care for physical/physiological needs of patients of all ages and families during examination
  15. Elicits appropriate present and past medical history and review of systems and documents in EMR
  16. Performs appropriate physical examination and orders appropriate diagnostic studies
  17. Discriminates between normal and abnormal finding in history and physical
  18. Establishes appropriate differential diagnosis
  19. Assesses stability of chronic illness and compliance with present therapy; monitors for complications of disease or therapy
  20. Determines timing for follow-up and orders appropriate referrals.
  21. Establishes appropriate treatment plan.  Assess need for hospitalization or physician intervention.
  22. Counsels regarding health maintenance and disease prevention and provides anticipatory guidance as appropriate.
  23. Assesses learning capabilities and readiness of population or individual and tailors education to meet age, developmental and educational needs.
  24. Prescribes with the practice agreement set forth by supervising physicians.
  25. Completes notes daily and locks within 2 day time frame as standards state.
  26. Addresses tasks/In-Box in a timely manner.

Job Requirements


Master's degree is required
Required License: 
Registered Nurse in the State of NC is required
Nurse Practitioner in the State of NC is required
Required Certification

National certification by the American Academy of NursePractitioners, the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center or other credentialingcenter recognized by the board is required

Authorization to Prescribe by the State of North Carolina isrequired  

A current Controlled Substance Registration Certificate isrequired

American Heart Association Healthcare ProviderBLS is required

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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