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Nurse Practitioner-MAC, PRN in Columbus, GA at St. Francis Hospital

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

St Francis Hospital

Nurse Practitioners (NP’s) are governed under the Georgiastatue 410-12-.01 NP’s are Registered Nurses licensed to practice in anexpanded role.  Under Georgia statuteNP’s are authorized to perform advanced nursing functions and certain medicalacts which include, but are not limited to ordering drugs, treatments, anddiagnostic studies as provided in O.C.G.A. 43-34-26.1 and Chapter 410-13.  Comprehensive responsibilities include H& P, perform treatments, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventive healthcare, order medications and write prescriptions.  Nurse Practitioners are credentialed inaccordance with the Medical Staff By-Laws of St. Francis Hospital.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: Master's degree required;Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required

Required Skills: Requires criticalthinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimalsupervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and takeappropriate action.

Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS); Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support(ACLS) within 3 months of hire

Licenses: Licensed as a RegisteredProfessional Nurse/Advanced Practice with the Georgia Board of Nursing.

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


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