Tuesday , February 27 2024

IHS Jobs in Phoenix – Advance Practice Nurse

Website Indian Health Service

Job Description:

This position will support the Federal Government’s response efforts to COVID-19. This position is a Direct Hire Open Continuous Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner) located in the Phoenix Indian Medical Center. Incumbent independently provides direct medical care to make a diagnosis by utilizing critical thinking in the diagnostic process. Incumbent establishes health care and patient care priorities to meet the medical needs of the individual, family, and healthcare center.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose or treat acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections and injuries.
  • Counsel patients about drug regimen and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over-the-counter (OTC) medications and herbal remedies.
  • Analyze and interpret patient’s histories, symptoms, physical findings or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Develop treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care and professional practice guidelines.
  • Recommend interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Prescribe medications based on efficacy, safety, dosage and frequencies.
  • Makes decisions concerning medical care needs of patients, which may involve various treatment modalities, prescribed medications, consults and referrals.
  • Order, perform or interpret the results of diagnostic tests.
  • Education patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients’ individual circumstances.

Job Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.

Job Details:

Company: Indian Health Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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