Nurse Practitioner OB/GYN - Sonora, CA
Company: Adventist Health
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We
provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the
greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are
driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health,
wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to
always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner
with our OB/GYN team who:
Maintains responsibility for providing expert clinical care in
general or specialty areas. Assesses, plans and provides patient
care in collaboration with the attending physician. Provides
comprehensive health assessments, performs medical diagnosis of
acute and chronic illnesses, writes prescriptions and formulates
treatment plans. Diagnoses medical conditions, plans and implements
interventions. Assists in medical/surgical care of patients and
evaluates responses in collaboration with the attending/consulting
- Interviews patients, employees and/or family members.
Constructs comprehensive medical histories. Performs initial and
periodic physical examinations. Evaluates patient behavior and
explores patient's interpretation of health needs. Works under the
scope of practice of a nurse practitioner and as an agent of the
physician. Provides appropriate patient education. Explains the
diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Secures appropriate informed
consent for procedures. Instructs patients about health maintenance
and preventive care. Provides patient education handouts. Makes
referrals to health education classes when available. Provides
continuity of care. Directly performs or orders appropriate
diagnostic studies and interprets finished results.
- Provides continuity of care including discussing the completion
of treatment plans and administration of medications and
injections. Follows-up on acute and chronic problems and
significant abnormal tests.
- Oversees the maintenance of adequate, concise, legible and
up-to-date documentation of patient care. Makes note of problem
medical, medication and discharge records, drug allergies, lab
orders, subjective and objective data, diagnostic procedures,
patient education and treatment. Provides treatment of patients as
needed, including administering medications and/or vaccines and
performing procedures. Works under the scope of practice of a nurse
practitioner and as an agent of the physician. Writes orders to
increase, decrease, or change medication (subject to checking and
medical consultation as indicated).
- Uses cost-containment measures which include, but are not
limited to, prescribing only clinically necessary medications,
prescribing generic medications when appropriate, making only
clinically necessary referrals and ordering only clinically
necessary diagnostic procedures.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
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