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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Company: Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing comprehensive care to both well and sick patients across the age span. The Practitioner educates patients and/or their families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved formal education program preparing nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
  • Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems; Twelve hours continuing education or in-service hours required annually.
  • Currently licensed in the State of Louisiana as an Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician's Assistant; Certified or certification eligible by the American Nurses Association as a primary care nurse practitioner or the National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants; BCLS certification required, ACLS, NALS preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak intelligible English; Ability to communicate with patient, family, peers and medical personnel.
  • Requires emotional stability and resilience. Must be adaptable to change, be decisive and demonstrate foresight. Exhibits organizational and leadership ability.

Keywords: Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, Lake Charles , Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Other , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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