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Nurse Practitioner - Direct Hire
Sacramento, California | Direct Hire Position
RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs complete patient histories and assessments per guidelines. Documents histories, physicals and patient care progress notes in Electronic Health Record system, EHR, to reflect physical assessment, reassessment and treatment plan. Works collaboratively with physician, clinic manager and clinic staff to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care. Intervenes as an advanced practice nurse in a manner that is consistent with the established plan of care. Ability to successfully start patient IV to initiate treatment. Performs MMC reading on patient, interpret results and document information into EHR system. Competently obtain blood glucose reading by drawing blood and analyzing reading in Hemocue or comparable glucometer. Interprets and monitors test results, patient responses to care and makes revisions to treatment plan based on patient need.
SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree and at least five years of clinical nursing practice in the care of the patient population served. Master's Degree in Nursing from anaccredited school is highly preferred. Experience in diabetes management or education is highly desired. Flexibility for travel > 10% of the time. Required Licenses and Certifications: Current registration as a Registered Professional Nurse in California and Nurse Practitioner Board Certification.