Advanced Practice Nurse
Western Nephrology - Denver, CO

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Advanced Practice Nurse:
1. The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) is prepared at the master’s or doctoral level as a Nurse Practitioner (NP).
2. The APN must have possession of a valid Colorado license as a Registered nurse and be registered as a Nurse Practitioner on the Colorado Advanced Practice Registry.
3. The APN must have Full Prescriptive Authority in the State of Colorado or must be eligible to apply for such after meeting Colorado Board of Nursing Prescriptive Authority requirements.

Physician Assistant:
1. The Physician Assistant must have graduated from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education
2. The Physician Assistant must be certified by passage of the national certifying examination administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
3. The Physician Assistant must have a valid Colorado license issued by the Colorado Board of Medical Examiners.

An Advanced Practitioner (AP) may be a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA). The Advanced Practitioner will manage primary and secondary care conditions, and evaluate tertiary care conditions. Primary care conditions are defined as common acute, chronic stable, or health care maintenance conditions; secondary care conditions are unfamiliar, uncommon, unstable, or complex conditions; and tertiary care conditions are acute, life-threatening conditions such as respiratory and cardiac arrest. The Advanced Practitioner will work in the Medical Clinic and in the Dialysis Units.

This job posting is intended to provide basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve.