Job ID: 289795605
Last Updated: 12/2/2019
Advance Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
ICHS International District
This position provides direct patient care and health care services within the framework of established medical guidelines and the ICHS Principles of Practice and approved by the appropriate licensing board in the State of Washington.
Provide professional medical services within the scope of an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner; deliver primary care, acute and chronic care to patients, including emergency care to achieve, maintain and restore optimal functioning of the patient.
Engage in health assessments, diagnosis, and treatment of frequently occurring types of illnesses and other medical problems and is responsible for clinical management of those cases which fall within the scope of authority.
Obtain patient health history, using SOAP format, develops a problem list, and develops and implements a treatment plan. Offer counseling and education to meet patient needs.
Perform physical examinations on patients; order, perform and evaluate basic laboratory procedures and diagnostic tests.
Prescribe drugs according to licensed prescriptive authority, dispense supplies and prescribe other treatments (e.g., physical therapy) to aid in the management for acute and chronic health problems.
Refer patients to external agencies or specialist practices for diagnostic evaluation or treatment as appropriate.
Manage health care for patients within the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner scope practice including office procedures and emergency medicine.
Establish a collaborative relationship with medical providers and specialists in the community for referral and consultation purposes.
Establish a collaborative relationship with other primary care providers within the clinic; co-manage and/or refer case management according to scope of practice.
Establish a collaborative relationship with other members of the patient care team; i.e., Health Education, Pharmacy, Behavioral Health to provide health education and counseling for a variety of patient conditions.
Document patient care thoroughly and in a timely manner; and record keeping shall be in accordance with medical records protocol
Education - Graduation from an accredited Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner program with emphasis on clinical experience in Family Practice.
Experience - Two years experience in the practice of medicine.
Other Requirement(s) - Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner license to practice in the State of Washington.
View Full Employer Profile