Employee participates in the diagnosis, treatment and supportive care of VW Wellness patients.
RN with a Masters degree in nursing certification in family and/or adult nurse practitioner. Graduate of a nationally accredited school of nursing.
Minimum of three years experience in a physician office setting preferred.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee. Eligibility to sit for certification in area of specialty. BLS required within 30 days of hire.
Certification in areas of specialty preferred.
Department Position Summary:
A nurse practitioner at VW will work under direction of the physician/medical director. He/She will be responsible for developing evidence based protocols and utilizing them to develop an individualized plan of care. He/She must be able to collect, document, and analyze patient data. They must be able to collaborate with the health care team in the development and implementation of testing and treatment according to protocols. He/She must be able to participate in development and implementation health screening program for adults and pediatric patients, and develop protocols for identification of high-risk individuals. He/She must participate in community and corporate education.
The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over their life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient?s status. He/She must interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient?s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the units policies and procedures. This is done through evaluation of direct supervisor by direct observation, in a skills lab, or discussed verbally or written. Competency can also be evaluated by a formal peer review process and/or by self assessment based on objective criteria that is reviewed and validated.
Mission: To improve the health of people we touch
Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
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