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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Dunlop - Clarksville, TN


All Employees of Premier Medical Group are required to demonstrate our core values of
Integrity, Respect and Compassion throughout their employment with us, placing patients
first. Our employees must commit to always acknowledging our patients positively;
showing genuine concern for their needs, identifying themselves and how they and others on
the team can help, keeping patients informed and offering thanks for choosing and trusting
us with their healthcare needs.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Duties include but not limited to the following. 

  1. Performs a complete physical exam, obtains complete medical history and records findings.  Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.  Interprets and integrates data to determine preliminary diagnosis with therapeutic plan.
  2. Administers medications and injections in compliance with state law and clinic guidelines.  Sutures minor lacerations.
  3. Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments.  Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention.  Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
  4. Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long term medical needs patients.  Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.  Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information.  Posts tests and examination results.  Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation.
  5. Documents patient information and care provided in patient record and maintains department statistics.  Uses computer to access/enter needed data. 
  6. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  7. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  8. Maintains patient confidentiality.   
  9. Performs related work as required. 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting.  Requires ability to help transfer patient.  Occasional stress from dealing with multiple tasks and tense patients.  Requires full range of motion, manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Medical office and exam room settings.  Frequent exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions common to clinic.  Frequent contact with variety of people.



Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices and regulations to give and evaluate patient care.  Knowledge of how to use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.  Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a safe work environment.  Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.  Skill in taking medical histories to assess medical condition and interpret findings.  Ability to maintain quality control standards.  Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.  Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.  Ability to communicate clearly and establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public. Ability to operate medical instruments required for physical exam and minor procedures and computer hardware/software.


BSN; MSN or DNP required.    


Minimum of two years professional nursing experience plus one year of nurse practitioner experience, preferably in Pediatric setting with high volume of acute care.


Current state RN license. Current state APRN license with Certificate of Fitness.