Full Time Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Medicine Job GA


7 days ago

Posted by: Defense Health Agency

Employer: Defense Health Agency

Job Description

As a Nurse (Clinical/Emergency) you will: - Provide comprehensive nursing care and treatment to a variety of patients, from newborn to geriatric, arriving with conditions ranging from minor to emergent. - Assist physicians in the performance of specialized procedures including, but not limited to, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, insertion of chest drainage tubes, tracheotomies, emergency thoracotomies, gastric lavage, and suturing lacerations. - Operate specialized medical equipment such as resuscitators, defibrillators, electrocardiographs, oxygen apparatus, intravenous pumps, rapid intravenous infusers, and infant servo-warmer. - Change dressings, prep wounds, remove sutures, insert catheters, apply splints and dressings, and collect urine, stool, sputum, genital, and blood specimens. - Arrange transfer of patients to appropriate inpatient care areas and higher levels of care as well as coordinate patient referrals to ancillary healthcare services to include, but not limited to, Community Health, Dietary, and Social Work. - Follow quality improvement and internal control activities for the ambulatory setting to include risk appraisals, chart audits, trend identification and reporting corrective actions.

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