This position is located at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, at Fort Campbell, KY.
Fort Campbell lies on the Kentucky/Tennessee border between Hopkinsville and Clarksville, directly off of I-24 and only 40 miles NW of Nashville. Fort Campbell is the 2nd largest army base in the world. Although the base is considered part of Kentucky, the majority of employees reside in Clarksville, Tennessee. Clarksville is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation and has a lower cost of living than most cities in the U.S. Residents and visitors enjoy year-round golfing and outdoor activities along the Riverwalk. Additionally, there are many shops, eateries, and farmer's markets in downtown Clarksville to enjoy. With its brick sidewalks, tree lined streets, decorative lighting and park benches, the historic area is drawing new attention. For more information, visit: http://www.clarksvillecvb.com/ .
As a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner you will:
- Responsible for the initiation, implementation and supervision of treatment plans and education for chronic conditions.
- Provide independent and collaborative specialty, comprehensive and therapeutic health care services, integrating the art and science of nursing into medical practice.
- Provide educational management to patients and their families regarding disease processes and diagnostic tests.
- Provide counseling to patients and their families for prevention of illness and maintenance of health, in order to assist patients in attaining physical, mental, and social well-being.
- Supervisory positions will provide medical management functions to include the assessment of acute, non-acute and chronic clinical and psychological diagnosis, new patient intake/screening and performing history and physical examinations.
- Supervisory positions will conduct lab and diagnostic studies; to include interpretation, ordering appropriate medications and treatments, providing staff education, and the initiation of a therapeutic plan in accordance with medical practice.
- Supervisory positions will provide educational management to patients and their families regarding disease processes and diagnostic tests; the therapeutic regimen including medication, diet and follow-up care.
US Citizenship required
Candidate must have a current, active, valid, certificate, unrestricted license, or authorization to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in a U.S. State, District of Columbia, Commonwealth, territory, or jurisdiction.
Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed.