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Nurse Practitioner in Louisburg, NC at Maria Parham Health

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Job Description

Maria Parham Health

Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Physician.

Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.

Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition.

Discusses case with Physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.

Submits health care plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by Physician.

Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.

Refers patients to Physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Advanced degrees, either an MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) or DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice), national certification in a patient population focus, and state APRN licensure.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Current state licensure in the respective field

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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