Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Company: Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: June 8, 2021
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.
- 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
- Ability to read, write, and speak intelligible English; Ability
to communicate with patient, family, peers and medical
- Requires emotional stability and resilience. Must be adaptable
to change, be decisive and demonstrate foresight. Exhibits
organizational and leadership ability.
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