Aug 02, 2021

Nurse Practitioner, Ortho Clinic in Hobbs

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Hobbs, NM, USA

Job Description

Covenant Health is seeking a full time, day shift Nurse Practitioner with the Ortho Clinic in Hobbs.

Job Summary:

Provides primary care to patients acting as an assistant to physicians in the clinic following established standards and practices with minimal supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Reviews patient records and interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.
  • Performs complete physical exam and records all findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Records all findings and synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.
  • Administers injections, immunizations, and oral medications. Sutures wounds. Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances.
  • Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program

Experience : 3 years Professional nursing experience in a clinic setting

Licenses and Certifications: Texas Registered Nurse license AND Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse recognition through Texas Board of Nursing

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC

Covenant Children’s

Covenant Specialty

Covenant Plainview - PLV

Covenant Levelland - LVL

Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)

Covenant Medical Group (CMG)

Covenant Health Partners

Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Nurse Practitioner

Req ID: R327075