Nurse Practitioner Job Description
The following is a full job description for Nurse Practitioner. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Nurse Practitioner along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Nurse Practitioner is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Room, Nurse Practitioner - Nursing Home, Nurse Practitioner - Specialty Care, Nurse Practitioner - Neonatal, Staff Nurse - RN - Occupational Health, Nurse Recruiter, Transplant Nurse Coordinator, Chief Nurse Anesthetist, Staff Nurse - RN
Requirements and Responsibilities For Nurse Practitioner
Examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Requires a master's degree in area of specialty, certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP), and state authority for advanced practice. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Also Referred to as: Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Similar Jobs:  Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Room, Nurse Practitioner - Nursing Home, Nurse Practitioner - Specialty Care, Nurse Practitioner - Neonatal, Staff Nurse - RN - Occupational Health, Nurse Recruiter, Transplant Nurse Coordinator, Chief Nurse Anesthetist, Staff Nurse - RN
Categories:  Healthcare -- Nursing, Healthcare -- Practitioners
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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