The Nurse Practitioner provides
comprehensive direct patient care and scholarly practice, including
obtaining comprehensive patient histories, performing complete physical
examination, ordering and performing diagnostic testing and screening,
diagnosing illness, prescribing both pharmacological and other
treatments for patients, and providing health maintenance and promotion
interventions such as patient and family education and counseling.
Also, the NP assumes accountability for indirect care responsibilities,
which support patient care including staff and student education,
clinical research, program development, and quality improvement.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:
of Nurse Practitioner Masters of Science in Nursing. Successful
completion of a National Certification Exam for NP, current registration
through the Alabama board of Nursing and Board of Medical Examiners,
and approval of the Huntsville Hospital credentialing board. Acute care
or ICU training desirable though not a requirement.
Must be a certified Nurse Practitioner. Pediatric NP preferred but will
take a FNP with extensive pediatric experience. Licensed in Alabama
Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.
Huntsville Hospital - 23 months ago
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