Nurse Practitioner

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  • Savannah, GA
  • System - St. Mary's Health Center
  • Part Time - Days
  • Req #: PR16718-10695
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  • Position Summary
    • Primary care practitioner in a free clinic serving the uninsured and low income populations. Duties include patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment, completing orders & follow up, patient education, prescriptions. Initiate referrals to, and with, specialty care physicians. Member of an Interprofessional team sharing knowledge and decision making.
  • Education
    • Masters in Nursing - Required
  • Experience
    • 1-2 Years experience in a clinic or private practice - Preferred
  • License & Certification
    • Professional License with State of Practice - Required
    • Advanced Practice - NP - Required
  • Core Job Functions
    • Order labs, imaging, diagnostic, medicines appropriately with focus on cost and first step of action, rather than most expensive first. Sends in prescriptions and refills in a timely manner.
    • Review results of orders in a timely manner and uses results to plan care. Instructs patients on the results, plan of care and outcome expectations.
    • Investigates thoroughly before requesting specialists. Able to provide referral with all tests, action taken to diagnose and questions regarding irregular outcomes.  Willing to co-manage with specialists.
    • Incorporates SDoH in to the diagnosis and treatment. Documents major barriers that could contribute to the health problems.  Refers to Social Worker or others for Community Resources.
    • Documents appropriately and timely. Researches and consults as needed.  Includes the patient in decision making and holds them accountable for agreed outcomes.

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