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Nurse Practitioner - Internal Med-Endocrinology

Company: UTMB Health
Location: Galveston
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner - Internal Med-Endocrinology**Galveston, Texas, United States**Nursing & Care ManagementUTMB HealthRequisition # 2202683**Minimum Requirement:**Masters degree with NP certification. Current license or valid permit to practice professional nursing in Texas. No experience required.**Job Summary:**The nurse practitioner functions as an advanced practitioner providing primary health care for a caseload of patients in the area of clinical specialization.**Job Duties:**+ Works independently to full scope of practice in compliance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act with acknowledgement of off-site collaborating physician availability for consultation and collaboration+ Performs individualized history and physical examinations for diverse populations inclusive of social determinants of health+ Orders and interprets diagnostic testing in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient+ Diagnoses acute, episodic, and chronic diseases+ Develops a comprehensive plan of care that encompasses evidence-based practice guidelines, practice protocols, Medicare, Medicaid, and other state and federal regulations.+ Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments+ Provides appropriate education for current health diagnoses as well as anticipatory guidance for health promotion and disease prevention applicable to the individual's health and socioeconomic status+ Monitors plan of care for cost-effectiveness and the achievement of expected improvements, while openly seeking feedback from patients, significant others, colleagues, allied health, appropriate referrals, and collaborating physician to enhance quality outcomes**Equal Employment Opportunity**UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.Compensation

Keywords: UTMB Health, Galveston , Nurse Practitioner - Internal Med-Endocrinology, Healthcare , Galveston, Texas

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