NURSE PRACTITIONER - Nephrology in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Torrey Pines

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

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PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION.  FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO: Mulvey.Jim@scrippshealth.org with “Nephrology APC - TP” in the Subject Line.
 
Nurse Practitioner - Nephrology
 
Position Summary:
 
The Nephrology Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively with the Scripps Clinic Nephrologists in the care and management of patients in the hospital, dialysis centers and outpatient clinic.
 
Specific Duties:
 
  • Rounds on patients in outside dialysis centers
  • Obtains health histories and performs examinations
  • Formulates  treatment plans and follow-up
  • Reviews and interprets diagnostic tests
  • Initiates medical orders, consulting with physician as necessary
  • Writes prescriptions as needed in accordance with scope of his/her practice
  • Coordinates the activities of patient care and support staff within the nephrology clinic
  • Monitors patients and provides continuity of care between visits  
  • Instructs patients regarding medications and treatment
  • Provides patient education
  • Provides oral and written communication with referring physicians and pharmacists
  • Maintains skills on  current trends in equipment, materials and treatments
  • Attends conferences and meetings as required. 
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations
 
Position Requirements:
 
  • Current California nurse practitioner  license
  • DEA furnishing certificate
  • Provide and maintain and automobile along with public liability and property damage insurance
 

 

 
 

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