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

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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If you have an interest in this position, please send your CV to:  with “Neurology APC” in the Subject Line.

Nurse Practitioner – Division of Neurology
General Description
Working closely with physicians in the Division of Neurology, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the assessment and management of patients with neurological conditions. The Neurology NP will work within licensed scope of practice utilizing protocols and direct physician supervision. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates particular interest in the fields of epilepsy, memory and seizure disorders, headache, multiple sclerosis, and movement disorders
  • Assess patients with neurological complaints independently and in collaboration with the physician(s)
  • Perform follow-up care on patients
  • Coordinate care for neurology patients
  • Collaborate with other providers such as the referring primary care physician 
  • Perform minor procedures such as medication injection in specified conditions under protocol 
  • Order and manage laboratory and radiology findings
  • Management of medications
  • Under certain circumstances, perform neurology consultations both in the clinic or hospital 
  • Write daily orders and progress notes on admitted patients when necessary
  • Provide education to neurology patients
  • Participant in conference and related continuing education
  • Assist in the establishment and accomplishment of the division’s goals and objectives.
  • Objective judgment
  • Committed to highest clinical standards
  • Respected by colleagues and ancillary staff
  • Ability to accept and respond to feedback
  • Supportive of Scripps Clinic Medical Group and Scripps Medical foundation mission and goals.
  • Current California NP license, furnishing license and Standardized Procedures Agreement
  • Ability to cover multiple Scripps Clinic sites (Torrey Pines, Carmel Valley, Rancho Bernardo and Anderson Medical Pavilion La Jolla).

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