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Cano Health Nurse Practitioner - Physio in Brownsville, Texas

Under the direction of a licensed physician, provides medical services to patient using approved

patient care protocols; collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeutic

procedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and professional consultations and provides

direct patient care services. Formulates and implements treatment and therapeutic plans for

hospitalized patients.

Provides comprehensive clinical primary patient care through interviewing, examining and

establishing treating plan for patients to meet their health and wellness needs.

• Prescribes appropriate medical treatment and clinical medications consistent with

Medical Standards for patients and orders studies, tests, and ancillary care services as

required

• Creates medically appropriate referrals

• Follows all established rules and guidelines of evidence-based care and best clinical

practice

• Documents all services in electronic patient medical record

• Regularly reviews chronic medical conditions that require ongoing medical attention on

office visits.

• Educates patients on wellness, prevention, and early detection by discussion and /or

providing materials and resources to the patients and families

• Provides routine office injections SQ, IM, or Intraarticular as per standards of care for

primary care providers and Cano Health care standards.

• Consults/collaborates with Cano Health Physician as needed regarding patient care,

assessment, and education issues in patients with complicated medical conditions.

• Maintains privacy and confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and

state guidelines, regulations and HIPAA.

• Master’s Degree in Nursing

• 5+ years’ nursing experience

• Valid nurse practitioner license

• Ability to work within a team and take direction

• Must be familiar with the EHR medical charting system

• Strong written and interpersonal communication skills

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

This position works under usual office conditions. The employee is required to work at a personal

computer as well as be on the phone for extended periods of time. Must be able to stand, sit,

walk and occasionally climb. The incumbent must be able to work extended and flexible hours

and weekends as needed. Physical demands include ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

functions.

Requisition ID: 2021-1776

External Company URL: canohealth.com

Street: 1454 Central Boulevard

Telecommute: No

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