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Nurse Practitioner Urgent Care - Urgent Care

Company: Mercy Health System
Location: Woodstock
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner Urgent CareOverview

Provides quality health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of Physician by performing the following duties in a compassionate, cost effective manner.


* Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination, frequently with ESI level 2 and 3 patients.
* Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal.
* Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunization, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
* Provides care for simple fractures, sprains, and strains to stabilize and restore musculoskeletal function.
* Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.
* Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
* Functions as mentor and preceptor for fellow Advance Practice Professionals more than 50% of the time. Expectations also include giving input to Physician Medical Director regarding Advance Practice Professional partners performance and growth

Education and Experience

Graduate of an accredited nursing program.Graduate of an accredited masters of nursing program.Meets the requirements determined by the State of Wisconsin or Illinois to perform duties defined as those of a Nurse Practitioner.


Hold valid RN license in state of practice.Hold valid APNP license in state of practice.Approved CPR or BLS certification within 90 days.

Special Physicial Demands

The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, taste, and smell. This position frequently requires close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The position occasionally requires distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision. The position requires the employee to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and up to 25 pounds of force frequently.

Keywords: Mercy Health System, Elgin , Nurse Practitioner Urgent Care - Urgent Care, Healthcare , Woodstock, Illinois

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