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Nurse Practitioner - Pulmonary

Company: Signature Healthcare
Location: Brockton
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Signature Medical Group is seeking a Full Time, Nurse Practitioner to join our pulmonary practice. As the pulmonary service continues to grow, there is greater need to help provide adequate access to pulmonary visits in the ambulatory setting. The Nurse Practitioner will function in a collaborative role with the Pulmonologist in providing care to a diverse patient population.Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Care for patients with pulmonary conditions seeking follow-up or post -hospitalization ambulatory care.
  • Maintains ability to assess patient's clinical condition and arrange for proper testing and treatment.
  • Provides clinically appropriate patient teaching for use of pulmonary - specific treatments.
  • Educates patients with ability to recognize signs and symptoms that require urgent or emergent medical attention
  • Work closely with attending pulmonologists to review ongoing clinical performance and receive guidance for difficult cases that require further review.
  • Performs patient health status assessment; obtains a relevant health and medical history; performs a physical examination based on patient's age and history; performs or orders preventive and diagnostic procedures/tests; interprets and analyzes collected data; identifies health and medical risk factors.
  • Formulates a differential diagnosis based on the history, physical examination, and diagnostic test results; establishes priorities to meet the health and medical needs of the patient, family, or community.
  • Formulates a treatment plan with patient and family that establishes a mutually acceptable cost-awareness plan of care that maximizes health potential; orders additional diagnostic tests; prescribes/selects appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions and therapies; facilitates patient
  • Participation in health and medical care by providing information needed to make decisions and choices.
  • Maintains a process for systematic follow-up and evaluation of patient status; determines the effectiveness of the treatment plan with documentation of patient care outcomes; reassesses and modifies the plan as necessary to achieve patient health and medical goals. - Competitive Compensation- CME benefit includes one week off and reimbursement up to $1,500- Reimbursement for renewal cost of licenses-Group malpractice coverage provided by Signature HealthcareQUALIFICATIONS:- Graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program- Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred- Must have current valid Massachusetts licensure, Massachusetts CSR and Federal DEA- 2 years of pulmonary medicine experience is preferred

Keywords: Signature Healthcare, Brockton , Nurse Practitioner - Pulmonary, Healthcare , Brockton, Massachusetts

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