Nephrology Nurse Practitioner

Nephrology Nurse Practitioner Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Nephrology Nurse Practitioner to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in collaboration with a physician-led team;
  • Develop and implement clinical education material;
  • Effectively communicate with site staff;
  • Partner with internal and external team members to serve as a subject expert on assigned projects;
  • Participate in protocol development and review;
  • Support fellow associates with study related activities; and,
  • Works cooperatively with MD’s, other NP’s, RN’s and other allied health personnel;
  • Monitors the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions, prescription of pharmacological agents and treatments and non- pharmacological therapies;
  • Provides direction to various allied health staff and performs comprehensive assessment;
  • Provides counseling and education to meet patient needs;
  • Formulates a diagnostic impression; and develops and implements a treatment plan;
  • Orders, conducts and interprets diagnostic tests;
  • Performs additional related duties as needed;
  • Performs and assists in biopsies and dialysis catheter placement.

Requirements:

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, and Excel;
  • Prior clinical research experience preferred;
  • At least 2 years of clinical experience as a medical provider with nephrology experience preferred; and,
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements;
  • Ability to manage time and stress effectively, and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting;
  • Master’s degree plus at least one to two years of related experience, or equivalent in education and experience;
  • Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet patient and staff needs;
  • Current New York State RN and NP license, as well as board certification;
  • Two to five years of clinical experience in Nephrology;
  • Primary care, acute care, and/or ICU experience;
  • Current DEA, Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications;
  • Excellent oral, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability;
  • Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record.