Advance Practice Nurse - Augusta, GA

 

We have an immediate opening for a full-time day shift Advance Practice Nurse / Nurse Practitioner in Augusta, GA. We offer great benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, vacation and bonuses! Master's Degree in Nurse + 2 years experience required!

 

Job Duties:

  • Treats physical conditions and is accountable for the delivery of primary health care to patients.

  • Prescribe drugs for acute and chronic illnesses as well as physical therapy, occupational therapy and other rehabilitation treatments.

  • Counsel and educate patients and families on health behaviors, self-care skills and treatment options.

  • Communicate with the inter-professional team about the comprehensive care plan.

  • Formulate diagnoses based on examination and interpretation of test results; identify deviations from established norms and intervene or make appropriate referral.

  • Complete nursing assessments, develop and implement nursing care plans, and revise plans as appropriate.

  • Communicate with community referral sources to obtain information relating to patients.

  • Provide information to other care providers about the health care needs of persons being discharged.

  • Ensure quality assurance measures are met and maintained in programmatic areas.

  • Participate as a member for performance improvement initiatives as needs arise.

  • Assist in staff training, education and mentoring to improve quality care.

  • Assist in the education and precepting of students, collaborating with nursing leadership to identify and deliver ongoing educational programs.

  • Perform direct teaching or provide guidance to others in providing these services, ensuring that education and training content meets professional standards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Master's degree from an accredited college of university in Nursing with two years' experience in professional nursing or related clinical experience and/or management experience

  • Current Registered Nurse License - state of Georgia

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensure - state of Georgia

  • Current negative TB

  • Hep-B vaccination

  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS CPR issued by the American Heart Association

  • Ability to pass GBI/FBI fingerprint background check and 7 panel pre-employment drug test

  • Knowledge of nursing and management theory and practice

  • Experience in psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication, prioritization, delegation, decision-making and time management skills

 

Position:

  • Shift: Days/M-F

 

Pay Rate:

  • Up to $93,600/yr, depending on experience

 

 

Required experience:

  • Advance Practice Nurse: 2 years

 

Required licenses or certifications:

  • Registered Nurse

  • Advance Practice Registered Nurse

 

 

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Fax: 1-404-541-3363

Whitestone Healthcare

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Franklin, TN 37064

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