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NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - BEHAVIORIAL NEUROLOGY

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NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - BEHAVIORIAL NEUROLOGY
Behavioral Neurology

Occupational Summary
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant: Augment a physician's ability to provide medical services to patients; collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and professional consultations and provide direct patient care services.

Work Performed
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant provides medical care to adult patients in the Department of Behavioral Neurology

Duties may include but are not limited to those listed below and may include other outpatient procedures or services as deemed appropriate by the supervising physician.
• Record the history of present illness, past medical, family and social history
• Perform physical examinations
• Establish and follow plan of care in conjunction with MD
• Prescribe appropriate medications to a specialty pharmacy that will handle prior authorization and other necessary paperwork; Order refills as needed.
• Patient and family teaching
• Order appropriate labs, tests and procedures and follow up with patient as needed
• Coordinate care and refer to other medical professionals as needed
• Respond to patient messages via clinic, telephone, and other patient encounters in the Epic (Maestro) system
• Review lab results in Maestro, communicate and interpret results
• Collaborate with nursing staff to complete patient paperwork including medication pre-certifications for insurance companies, durable medical equipment requests, disability paperwork, and handicapped permit applications



Requisition Number
401389855

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1129 NURSE PRACTITIONER

Job Family Level
78

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions:
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education
Work requires completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. State of North Carolina licensure is also required - OR - graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies

Experience
Work requires no previous experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

LICENSES, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
• Completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or PA Program at the Masters or Doctoral Level
• Current NC License with the NC Medical Board
• Current DEA registration
• Credentialing through Duke University Health System
• American Red Cross BLS and ACLS certification
• Adequate CME as outlined by NC Medical Board, Duke Credentialing Office and AANP
• Completion of required Duke modules (safety, HIPAA, etc.)
• Completion of Maestro training Scope of practice includes adults ages 18 and above.

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98236BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Posted: 3/3/2018
Application Due: 4/17/2018
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