Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioner Medical Specialty
Job ID: 19-9672 Type: Regular Full-Time Salmon Creek Medical Ctr campus
Every day, patients look to the skilled professionals at Legacy to make their lives better. They seek care that is as compassionate as it is innovative. Our patients want to be involved in their healthcare decisions; they want to feel respected. If you strive to deliver this level of care, every day, you may be a perfect fit in our healthcare community.
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center is actively recruiting Nurse Practitioner to provide services in the pain clinic. he ideal candidate will have previous experience and training with chronic pain management. Program development would also be an asset.
Legacy Pain Management Program is a multidisciplinary and state-of-the-art program providing services at several locations throughout the Portland metro area.
Interested candidates can visit our website www.legacyhealth and apply for position number 19-9672. If you need additional information, you may contact Vicki Owen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assesses the physical condition of a group of patients by performing physical examinations including ordering, interpreting and evaluating diagnostic tests and obtaining medical histories. Assumes ongoing responsibility for each patient from discovery of the disorder to recovery.
Formulates the medical plan and prognosis based on patient's condition.
Consults with physician(s) regarding patient health care plans and treatment.
Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess the patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
Performs selected invasive procedures for therapeutic and/or diagnostic reasons within scope of validated competence.
Initiates and/or recommends medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatment and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy.
Complies with medical records policies regarding the complete and accurate documentation of patient care. Initiates and maintains required records and legal documents.
Participates in quality improvement activities.
Counsels patients, families and significant others about health and illness, and promotes health maintenance.
Establishes and documents the health care plan and prognosis, maintaining records of each case and evaluates the effectiveness of the plan.
Initiates drug therapy, taking full responsibility for such therapy. Consults with a physician prior to implementing the therapy, as necessary.
Determines when the patient has recovered from the disorder and releases the patient.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience and training with chronic pain management.
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