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Primary Care NP/PA

Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC
Location: Elizabeth City
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe

Adelphi is seeking a nurse practitioner (NP)/physician assistant (PA) to provide services at a correctional facility in North Carolina.

Summary:
• Profession: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
• Specialty: Correctional Medicine/Psychiatry/Urgent Care/Primary Care/IM/EM/FM
• Location: Elizabeth City, NC
• Service Setting: Outpatient
• Facility Type: Correctional
• Job Type: Contract
• Start Date: ASAP
• Contract Length: Ongoing
• Shift Schedule: 40hrs per week

Requirements:
• NC License
• DEA certification
• BLS certification
• ACLS certification
• NP/PA Certification

Responsibilities (NP) :
• Perform vital signs and appropriate medical history.
• Perform independent assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of all illnesses and trauma.
• Refer patients to the clinical director for conditions beyond the scope of training and experience of the nurse practitioner.
• Manage chronic health problems.
• Prescribe indicated medications as directed through utilizing the Soldiers' Home Policy and Procedures.
• Prescribe narcotics and controlled substances as directed by the physician.
• Administer authorized immunizations.
• Provide counseling and guidance to patients on issues relating to drugs, diet, weight control, effects of prescribed medications, and treatments.
• Order and interpret laboratory tests, X-rays, electrocardiograms, audiograms, and perform tympanometry.
• Perform physical exams.
• Perform all other required services within a scope of practice that is consistent with the Nurse Practice Act of the State of North Carolina.

Responsibilities (PA):
• Interview and examine patients to determine a diagnosis.
• Implement physician directives.
• Contribute to physician's efficiency by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues.
• Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
• Accept obligations of scheduled assignments and perform all other duties as requested by the facility.

Keywords: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC, Chesapeake , Primary Care NP/PA, Other , Elizabeth City, Virginia

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