1. Examines patients to collect information about their physical condition and establishes a clinical diagnosis. 2. Conducts physicals, provides treatment, formulates a health care plan and counsels patients on various health practices. 3. Encourages compliance with treatments plan through education, assessment of patient understanding and regular patient monitoring. 4. Provides reasonable and prudent medical care, practices appropriate management, and uses sound clinical judgment based on best practice standards and evidenced based medicine. 5. Obtains, compiles, and records patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination. 6. Provides preventive health practices to patients to maintain and improve health and prevent illness. 7. Coordinates patient care including ordering of laboratory tests and radiographic studies. 8. Interprets diagnostic test results for deviations from normal. 9. Prescribes therapy or medication as necessary. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's Degree from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to complete orders and interprets diagnostic lab results.
Posting Position Title: Nurse Practitioner
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to complete referrals for higher levels of care as needed.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: APRN
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to take weight bilirubin assessment, umbilical cord and skin assessment, as well as brief heart and lung assessment for infants.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to examine patients, formulate health care plan, provide counseling on health practices and lactation.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to complete blood pressure monitoring and postpartum depression screening for mothers.
Master's Degree from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program or graduation from a Physician Assistant (PA) Training Program accredited by the American Medical Association Council on Medical Education.
Internal Number: 63881BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.