Nurse Practitioner
Summit Medical Group - Knoxville, TN

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The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently without the physical presence of a Physician at the practice full-time. The candidate will be experienced in reading X-rays, EKG, and working with other diagnostic equipment.

This site will be a Corporate run practice model utilizing a Mid-Level Practitioner for patient encounters and to manage the patient load. The NP will report to the Medical Director assigned to this location.

Example of Duties: (List does not include all duties assigned)
-Triages nursing and family telephone calls and provides consultation.
-Performs complete physical exams, obtains complete medical histories, and records findings.
-Orders (and, as appropriate, performs) appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
-Determines preliminary diagnoses and therapeutic plans by obtaining, interpreting, and integrating data.
-Administers medications and injections in compliance with state law and hospital guidelines.
-Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments.
-Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention.
-Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
-Will need to manage acute and long-term medical needs of patients.
-Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.
-Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information.
-Posts tests and examination results.

EDUCATION: Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program.

EXPERIENCE: Two to five years of professional nursing experience in a clinic setting as a Nurse Practitioner with previous BSN experience preferred.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Current Advanced Practical Nurse with Family Practice certification.