Family Nurse Practitioner Lawrence, MA

  • Northeast Healthcare Recruitment
  • Lawrence, MA, USA
  • Jul 13, 2018
Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Well established group is  seeking a Spanish speaking Family Nurse Practitioner to join team!

The primary function of this position is to be a member of the healthcare team,

participate in patient care by making assessments and helping patients manage and

understand their chronic illnesses, acute episodes, and exacerbation.

Requirements:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in Massachusetts
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • At least two years of recent experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Works well within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Willing and able to learn from and teach others

 

Scope of Duties:

  • Examines and treats patients to assure continuity of care.
  • Makes assessment of each patient which includes, but it not limited to, presenting problem, medical history, allergies, psycho-social problems, medications, and current living arrangement of individuals and their families.
  • Reviews lab values that are abnormal and plans appropriate disposition/treatment in absence of the primary physician.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age or patients served.
  • Identifies need for client and family teaching and/or referrals.   Prioritizes patient needs based on assessment and patient’s verbalized areas of concern. Develops a plan for teaching based on mutual goals that addresses patients assessed and stated needs.
  • Participates in a multi-disciplinary approach directed towards client’s needs and care. Consults with other health care providers (i.e. case manager, family planning, etc.) Involves family members and/or significant others in plan of care, as appropriate.
  • Provides care following approved protocols in a safe manner.

Job ID

70043