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Nurse Practitioner - 12 hr shifts Wed-Tues

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 Job Title: Nurse Practitioner - 12 hr shifts Wed-Tues
 Company Name: Huntsville Hospital
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
 Department: PN Hospitalists
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: Wednesday-Tuesday 12 hour shifts, one week on, one week off
 Hours/Pay Period: 80
 Degree Required: Nurse Practitioner - ARNP
 Job ID: 64245-0737-PN Hospita-1-2013.015175
 Date Posted: May 16, 2013
 Years Experience: 1
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Job Summary: 

The Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive direct patient care and scholarly practice, including obtaining comprehensive patient histories, performing complete physical examination, ordering and performing diagnostic testing and screening, diagnosing illness, prescribing both pharmacological and other treatments for patients, and providing health maintenance and promotion interventions such as patient and family education and counseling.  Also, the NP assumes accountability for indirect care responsibilities, which support patient care including staff and student education, clinical research, program development, and quality improvement.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

Completion of Nurse Practitioner Masters of Science in Nursing.  Successful completion of a National Certification Exam for NP, current registration through the Alabama board of Nursing and Board of Medical Examiners, and approval of the Huntsville Hospital credentialing board.  Acute care or ICU training desirable though not a requirement.