Posted 7 days ago
Nurse Practitioner - Urgent Care - PRN
LifePoint Health - Sylva, NC
Description

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Harris Regional Hospital is an 86-bed acute care facility, including orthopedics, cardiology, general surgery, women's care, and emergency medicine, as well as sports medicine, physical therapy, imaging and laboratory services, and many other areas of subspecialty care.

Where We Are:

Located in western North Carolina, picturesque Sylva offers local restaurants, stores, & breweries with convenient access to Asheville & the Blue Ridge Parkway. The landscape is highlighted by waterfalls, rocky peaks and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, providing opportunities for whitewater rafting, hiking, and biking throughout the region. Sylva is home to Southwestern Community College and Western Carolina University, a mid-size four-year public college offering both undergraduate and graduate programs, located 5 miles away in Cullowhee. Both Asheville, NC, and Gatlinburg, TN, are just 50 miles away and Atlanta, GA is 150 miles from Sylva.

Why Choose Us:
• Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
• Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
• Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
• Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
• Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare
• And much more...

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision of the supervising physician, assesses patients and prescribes/delivers medical care; performs focused case management activities by prescribing/rendering medications; collaborates with employees and other providers; is accountable to the Urgent Care Manager for process development/improvement and professional conduct.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. License to practice a nurse practitioner, having met all requirements.

2. Minimum 6 months experience in emergency room or urgent care preferred.

3. Occupational Health experience a plus.

4. Computer skills are desirable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Ability to lift and move at least 40 pounds.

2. Ability to se colors.

3. Ability to hear and distinguish sound, to check BP.

4. Ability to reach overhead and grasp objects.

5. Ability to remain calm, continue to function effectively and develop priorities during stressful situations.

6. Ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal media.

7. Ability to move and operate equipment.

8. Manual dexterity adequate to keypunch data on a keyboard.

EEOC Statement:

Harris Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.