Nurse Practitioner in Sanford, NC at Central Carolina Hospital

Date Posted: 4/19/2018

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Job Description

Central Carolina Hospital

Responsible for providing medical services to patients of the Physician Practices.  Such medical services may include history and 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.

Job Requirements

Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner Program.  Master’s level preparation preferred. 
A minimum of one to two years of Nurse Practitioner experience in primary care or the discipline of practice is preferred.  Eligibility to prescribe Schedule drugs in accordance with the regulations of the state of NC preferred.
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of NC and licensed by the NC of Health Professions as a Nurse Practitioner.  Current national certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center or other credentialing center recognized by the board.  (See Regulations governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners published by the NC Board of Nursing/NC Board of Medicine). Current Authorization to Prescribe by the State of NC.   Must have a current Controlled Substance Registration Certificate and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS. 
Technical Skills
Must be thoroughly familiar with the principles and practice of a Nurse Practitioner.  Must have a general knowledge of the operation and administration of a medical office, well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills and be very reliable.  Recognizes and maintains confidentiality of patient records.  Must be able to perform activities that involve an independent evaluation or treatment of a patient’s condition.  Must possess background knowledge in the biological, behavioral, medical and nursing services relevant to the practice as a Nurse Practitioner and possess knowledge of the legal, ethical and professional responsibilities of a Nurse Practitioner.  (See Guidelines and Standards of Practice for Nurse Practitioners published by the American Nurses Association)

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