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Palmetto Health Medical Group Nurse Practitioner in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Summary:

This position applies advanced knowledge/clinical skills necessary to assess/manage the healthcare of high risk, acutely/chronically ill patients in a clinical or primary care setting.

All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group's values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity, and teamwork.

Responsibilities:

Performs health histories, physical exams, patient teaching, and discharge planning. Orders, interprets, and follows up on lab tests and results. Performs selected procedures and documents care orally and in writing. Initiates emergency measures as indicated. Recognizes abnormalities that justify immediate referral for intervention by others.

Initiates, evaluates, reviews, and changes orders for selected medications and diagnostic studies/treatments within physician preceptor approved protocols.

Assesses, initiates, and coordinates patient care on a daily basis under the supervision of the physician preceptor.

Requests consultations from all services as needed in collaboration with physician preceptor and/or established protocols.

Acts as a liaison with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals within hospital by providing education, communication, and support for healthcare staff, patients, and families.

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Requirements:

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Graduate of certified or accredited Nurse Practitioner program

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of nursing practice

Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: RN licensed in South Carolina, and certification in practice area. BLS or BCLS required.

Special Training: Must possess knowledge and special skills necessary to treat patients

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