Nation's largest pain management and orthopedic spine practice is seeking a new grad Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join their respected medical team in Fayetteville
Summary: The Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) is responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care for some of the most interesting and challenging acute and chronic pain patients. Under a physician?s supervision, the CRNP is responsible for a broad range of medical services, including but not limited to: autonomously providing patient assessment, education, follow-up visits, and medication management. As designated by scope of practice guidelines, the supervising physician and his/her designee will be available at all times to the CRNP for consultation either in person, by telephone, or paging device. The CRNP will be provided with a schedule of the supervising physician and his/her availability for consultation.
General Duties and Responsibilities (performed in an independent manner with minimal direction and supervision): Obtains Patient medical history and conducts physical examinations for Patients, as assigned by thesupervising physician. Conducts new consult and follow-up visits consistent with the organizations scheduling guidelines. Develops medical care plans under physician supervision, including implementing treatment plans and periodically assessing medical needs and responses to treatment.
Treatment plans may include: Interventional painmodalities Joint injections Peripheral nerve injections Trigger point injections Diagnostic Testing Physical therapy Medication Management Other specialty referrals Relates all aspects of Patient care to the supervising physician, including reviewing and discussing medical problems, diagnostic tests, and therapeutic procedures; or correlating measures employed by the supervising physician. Plays a major role in medication management and medication refill management. Initiates and monitors medications and treatment in accordance with the current standards of care.
As such,the CRNP must recognize situations that require consultations with the supervising physician, and understand that medically unstable patients require immediate consultation with the supervising physician. The CRNP may prescribe medications in accordance with the jurisdictions? guidelines and regulations from the Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine and follow all statutes. Accordingly, the CRNP may prescribe schedule V, VI, III, and II drugs with the exception of: radioactive drugs, ophthalmic aminoglycosides, and ophthalmic steroids.
Orders diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedure/studies as appropriate, to include, but not limited to: Brace/splint Epidural steroid blocks o Sacroiliac joint injections Joint injections Facet injections Radiofrequency denervation EMG/NCS Labs X-ray, MRI, CT scan Myelogram Discogram Dexa scans Orthotics/lifts Physical therapy/ occupational therapy Sleep study Performs approved clinical procedures after appropriate training, such as: Trigger point injections o Joint aspirations / injections Uncomplicated woundcare Ace wrap / splinting and bandaging Needle-guided ultrasound Injection of tendon, bursa, ligament Provides pre and post procedure education and counseling for all patients undergoing invasive or non- invasive requirements.
North Carolina Licensed Board Certified NP
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