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Nurse Practitioner (Geriatrics and Extended Care)

Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Job Description:

Duties include, but are not limited to: 1. Evaluates Veterans' physical and mental health, family and social history to identify health care needs 2. Orders and interprets diagnostic tests 3. Prescribes medications in accordance with scope of practice 4. Maintains expected work load panel of patients, assuring their continuity of care, health maintenance, and meeting performance measures are a priority 5. Completes all relevant clinical reminders and participates in performance and quality improvement activities 6. Uses the VA electronic health record "CPRS" to document all patient visits, evaluations, assessments, care plans; and orders, drugs and devices 7. Provides and participate in education to Veterans, family and staff 8. Collaborates with team members to provide continuity of clinical care and implements a treatment plan 9. Participates in medical and/or nursing research and quality improvement 10. Cross coverage to other units in the Geriatric and Extended Care line Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8 hour shifts Duty location: VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System 11301 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90073

Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Los Angeles, Nurse Practitioner (Geriatrics and Extended Care), Healthcare, Los Angeles, California

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