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Job Description:

  • 1) Provides general medical care and treatment to patients in medical facility, such as clinic, health center, or public health agency, under direction of physician: Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician.

  • 2) Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.

  • 3) Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition.

  • 4) Discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.

  • 5) Submits health care plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by physician.

  • 6) Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.

  • 7) May refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.

  • 8) May be designated according to field of specialization as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

  • 9) Where state law permits, may engage in independent practice.




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Job Number: 6863