Maxim Home Healthcare Nurse Practitioner in Toledo, Ohio
Description:Highly skilled Nurse Practitioners are wanted to provide basic, primary healthcare by diagnosing and treating common acute illnesses and injuries. The Nurse Practitioner will provide primary care that focuses on assessment, health management, education, advocacy, and prevention. Roles that might be assumed by the Nurse Practitioner will be conducting physical exams, prescribing medication, diagnosing and treating illness, interpreting lab tests, and counseling patients on healthcare options.
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care; record the normal and abnormal data for review by the physician.
Take patient histories, conduct physical examinations; write progress notes; prepare patient workups and summaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings; obtain psychosocial history relevant to patient care, and assume responsibility for developing therapeutic relationships with patients.
Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explain necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
Carry out therapeutic procedures such as cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes; monitor progress of patients, report progress to supervising physician, and maintain record of each patient's progress, consulting with supervising physician when patient's progress does not meet anticipated and/or predetermined criteria.
Provide patient education.
Other Nurse Practitioner duties as assigned.
We are currently looking for Full Time/Part Time employees. Qualifications
Work requires completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Active state nursing license required.
Prefer at least 1 year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a hospital or related medical facility.
Must pass all required Maxim screening tests with an 80% or greater.
Clear criminal background screening.
Current BLS card.
ACLS/PALS per contract requirement.
Current TB results or chest x-ray.
Current physical exam per state regulations or contract requirements.
Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer them the following benefits:
Competitive Pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Continuous professional and clinical training
Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. Physicians, Case Managers, and other referral sources rely on Maxim for our dedication to providing quality skilled and unskilled homecare services to adult and pediatric patients. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Location: Toledo, OH
Required Licenses: See Qualifications
Post Date: 9/19/2016
Post ID: 166326
Job Code: RS-Display
Available Training: CPR