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Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (Huntsville)

at Lone Star Family Health

Posted: 11/11/2020
Job Reference #: 27372034

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Job Title
Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (Huntsville)
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Huntsville, TX 77320
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Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (Huntsville)

The Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant assume responsibility for the health assessment and/or primary care for a select population of patients.

Essential job functions:

  • Provides comprehensive health assessments (initial and ongoing), screening, develops plan of care, and evaluates outcomes on patient population.
  • Initiates treatment for patients with commonly occurring health problems which lie within the nurse specialist’s scope of practice by using a systematic approach to history and physical appraisal of patients and/or families through clinical judgment of evaluated data. Prescribes, coordinates, delegates and evaluates care.
  • Prescribes medications listed in the approved institutional formulary as a function delegated by the physician consultant(s) to the practice.
  • Monitors patients with stabilized long term or chronic illness and aids and supports individuals and their families during the dying process.
  • Plans appropriate care utilizing community resources and acts as a liaison by relaying information necessary for continuity of care to other health professionals and agencies.
  • Instructs individual and/or families or groups about health or defined health problems.

Nurse Practitioner

Current Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Current Texas Licensure as an APRN-NP.

Physician Assistant

Current Texas Licensure as a Physician Assistant

Current Physician Assistant certification issued by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants

At least two (2) years’ experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant preferred.

Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred.

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