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Nurse Practitioner | Savannah

Job Description:

Optim Healthcare is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner for our Savannah location.

Job Requirements:

  • Assesses patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews; assessing presenting illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination.
  • Orders/performs appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests. Seeks other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation of illness. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks.
  • Develops and implements treatment plan by prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws.
  • Handles minor lacerations. Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health promotion/illness prevention.
  • Communicates appropriate case management information to other professionals and community agencies.
  • Prepares documentation for medical records including updating patient medical chart by posting examination and test results, diagnosis, medications, and treatment in written/computerized manner.
  • Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies, and procedures. Acts as consultant/collaborator to clinical team on area of specialty.
  • Complies with patient confidentiality requirements. Promotes patient advocacy.
  • Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patient.
  • Provides monitoring and continuity of care between visits according to treatment plan including triaging patient calls/e-mails.

Education:

  • Current Registered Nurse License in the State of Georgia
  • Masters Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner's Program
  • National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or certification eligible
  • Current BCLS, ACLS and PALS Certification

Optim Offers:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Company Benefits
  • Vacation, Personal Time Off, and Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401K Plan

Apply for this position by sending your resume and cover letter to staffing@optimhealth.com.