NP - Nurse Practioner or PA - Physician Assistant
TN Valley Primary Care (a Division of Summit Medical Group) - Jefferson City, TN

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NP - Nursing Practitioner / PA - Physician AssistantWeek #1: Monday/Wednesday/Thursday – 7 AM – 7 PM Week #2: Monday/Thursday/Friday – 7 AM – 7 PM Saturday – 9 AM – 5 PM 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. Assists physicians in managing 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.
NP - Nursing Practitioner / PA - Physician Assistant Education: BSN, MSN preferred. Successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program required. Experience: Minimum of three years of professional nursing experience in a clinical setting preferred plus two years of nurse practitioner experience required. Certification/License: Current state Registered Nurse (RN) license and Advanced Practical Nurse certification required.