Job ID: 289247796  |  Last Updated: 9/12/2016

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Physician Recruitment Services
Athens, GA
Applicant Contact
Julie Cox
Physician Recruiter
(706) 389-6777
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a licensed physician.

Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, counsel clients.

May, in some cases, prescribe medication.

Administer and order diagnostic tests.

Develop comprehensive plans of care.

Examine clients to obtain information about their physical condition.

Instruct and counsel clients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living and health maintenance.

Interprets diagnostic test results for deviations from normal.

Make tentative diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of clients.

Obtain, compile and record client medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination.

Perform therapeutic procedures, such as immunizations, suturing and would care and infection management.

Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.

May supervise support and/or lower level staff

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