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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Company: Liberty Administrative Services, LLC
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Our well-established nephrology practice seeks an energetic, dedicated person to fill a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant position. This permanent, full-time position is a unique opportunity to provide care to renal patients in McAllen, TX. The primary responsibilities of this position are:Summary: Our Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants help with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments, and consultations. They work in outpatient situations and can perform independently or as part of a treatment team, working alongside our Nephrologists. Our Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistant perform the important task of educating patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments. The ideal candidate will be compassionate, ethical, detail-oriented and have experience with renal replacement therapies.

  • Assess risk factors.
  • Perform history and physicals.
  • Orders diagnostic and therapeutic tests/studies.
  • Initiates consults and referrals.
  • Prescribes medications in accordance with RMKC Policy, and state regulations.
  • Responsible for evaluating and assessing patients in outpatient clinic visits, hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis visits.
  • Utilizes professional skills interviewing, assessment, evaluation, identification, and implementation of interventions/treatment plans based on the specific needs of each patient.
  • Notifies supervising physician regarding any unusual or unexpected events or problems requiring direct physician consultation.
  • Supervises and/or coordinates the activities of patient care and support staff within the practice.
  • Provides health education to patients, families, and/or community health practitioners and groups.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
  • May perform clinical research related to specific operations.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.*Please note that this is not an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities of the position. Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Current, valid State of Texas Medical Licenses (NP or PA-C)
    • Active DEA license
    • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant Certified (PA-C)
    • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
    • Subject to a background/security investigation
    • Must be bilingual - able to speak Spanish
    • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
    • Full and current certification as a nurse practitioner from American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or a physician assistant who is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
    • Compassion; medical aptitude; communication and problem-solving skills
    • Knowledge of nephrology clinical care
    • Strong computer skills in Electronic Medical Records
    • Excellent oral, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Skill preparing and maintaining patient records
    • Nephrology experience requiredPhysical Job Requirements:
      • Frequent long periods of standing, bending, stooping, walking, sitting
      • The ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
      • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities
      • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
      • Some travel required
      • Valid Driver's LicenseWhat we can offer:
        • Competitive compensation plans.
        • Competitive medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid-time off and a 401k Retirement Plan with an excellent company match. Liberty Administrative Services, LLC provides an inclusive and safe environment for all applicants and employees. Liberty Administrative Services, LLC treats all individuals equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex (gender identity, gender expression, transgender), sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, parenthood, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other impermissible factor according to applicable law. For applicants in need of assistance or special accommodations for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to to let us know the nature of your request. PI230274667

Keywords: Liberty Administrative Services, LLC, McAllen , Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Mcallen, Texas

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