Tower Health

About Tower Health

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

19390

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

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Nurse Practitioner- Neurology

Tower Health - West Grove, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/9/2018

Overview

Provide collaborative neurologic care and management of patients. Assist Neurologists in managing a neurologic consult service for both inpatient and outpatients.

Responsibilities
  • Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of clients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies.
  • Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment. Works in collaboration with a physician in formulating treatment plans for health problems and follow-up.
  • Writes prescriptions for medication based upon laboratory results, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, and post-discharge care in accordance with written practice protocols.
  • Requests written consultation from physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure appropriate and quality patient care.
  • Interprets and evaluates findings of studies/tests.
  • Relays appropriate information regarding patient care to the collaborating physician.
  • Evaluates the quality of care provided and recommends changes for improvement.
  • Provide collaborative neurologic care and management of patients.
  • Participate and lead family meetings, as needed by Neurologist.
  • Dictates or writes, or through EMR documents patient history, admissions, care plans, progress, and discharge notes.
  • Provide clinical leadership for the development and implementation of new protocols and algorithms
  • Interacts with clinical and administrative staff for optimal patient care.
  • Provides on-call coverage
Qualifications
  • License and current registration to practice in state.
  • Graduate from a registered NP program.
  • Master’s degree in nursing.
  • Privileges or eligibility to apply.

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