Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Neurology

Portsmouth, VA

Job Category: Advanced Practice Nurse Job Number: 2346

Job Description

Currently recruiting a Nurse Practitioner (NP)-Neurology in Portsmouth, Virginia to work at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth . The Nurse Practitioner-Neurology may work in any of the health clinics or sub clinics. The Nurse Practitioner-Neurology is a full-time position, with services normally required Mon - Fri, excluding federal holidays, between the hours of 7AM - 6PM.

  • The Nurse Practitioner shall perform a full range of duties consistent with their labor category, education, training, experience, clinical privileges (e.G., technically direct and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems;provide immunizations;diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated).
  • Treat and evaluate patients with headaches. The NP shall provide clinical care of patients with headaches with a split of new and follow-up patients. A neurologist will be present and available for oversight and consulting.
  • Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
  • Order diagnostic tests as applicable.
  • Prescribe and dispense medications as delineated by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
  • Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
  • Formulate a health care plan for patients and modify the plan as needed.
  • Perform and attend any required training according to departmental policy to include the departmental semi-annual fair.
  • Degree: Master's degree (or higher) in nursing.
  • Minimum two years of full-time experience within the last three years as a Nurse Practitioner working in adult, family, or medical/surgical outpatient setting.
  • Graduate from an academic program, within the nursing specialty field of study that is accredited by a regional or national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Possess and maintain certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
  • Provide two letters of recommendation written within the last two years attesting to their clinical skills. One letter must be from a physician or other supervisor who personally observed and evaluated the clinician.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse.
  • U.S. Citizen (for access to Government computer systems).
  • BLS is required.
  • Competitive pay
  • 10 days paid time off per year plus 7 sick days per year
  • 10 paid Federal holidays
  • Health & Welfare allowance mostly covers the cost of health insurance, long and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)
The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.
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