Subspecialty: Acute Care Unit

Posted: 7/3/2019

Company: University of Virginia Physicians Group

Location: Culpeper, VA

Description: ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER- UVA Culpeper Medical Center

ASPIRE: JOIN TEAM UPG. The University of Virginia Health System, Division of Pulmonary and Intensive Care is seeking to hire multiple Intensive Care Nurse Practitioners to staff the intensive care unit at the Culpeper Medical Center located in Culpeper, Virginia.

ASPIRE TO WORK WITH THE BEST. Working within a multidisciplinary care system, the team of Nurse Practitioners will provide 24/7 in-house coverage of the Culpepper ICU with the support of UVA Intensive Care board certified Physicians.

ASPIRE TO PERFORM AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL. With your comprehensive knowledge of acute/critical care conditions, diagnostics, and treatments you will be expected to diagnose, treat, and manage disease, perform procedures, order and interpret diagnostic tests, speak with patients/families about their conditions.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Providing full spectrum of health care services to include health promotion, disease prevention, health protection, anticipatory guidance, counseling, and disease management.
• Assessing, diagnosing, and treat minor illnesses, and managing chronic health problems. Assessing and evaluating vague or ill-defined symptoms in adolescents and adults.
• Developing a plan of care based on assessment, which includes prescribing appropriate medications and treatments, providing follow-up care, and evaluating effectiveness of care.
• Analyzing the multiple effects of pharmacologic agents, including over-the-counter preparations and folk remedies.
• Diagnosing commonly occurring acute and chronic, multi-symptom health problems.
• Promoting self-care by adolescent and adult patients.

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: Requirements include Master's Degree in Nursing, experience as an NP in an Intensive Care setting, active VA license and current BLS.

ASPIRE TO LIVE IN THE BEST. The Physicians Group works collaboratively with the University of Virginia School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Medical Center to provide the highest quality patient care. We serve patients at sites throughout Central Virginia, including Charlottesville, Richmond, Louisa, August, Orange, Zion Crossroads, Nelson, Culpeper, Winchester, and others—currently 24 primary and specialty care practices, all with direct access to hospital of the University of Virginia Medical Center, ranked #1 in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report.

ASPIRE TO ENJOY THE BEST. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefit package in addition to affiliation with UVA Medical Center.

ADVANCE YOUR CAREER ENRICH YOUR LIFE. Join our team of over 1,200 physicians, nurse practitioners, and allied health professionals delivering uncompromising patient care. Please contact Ellen Gilliland @ or call Ellen @ 434-970-2489. EOE/AA

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