|Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner|
|Employment Opportunities |
The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare currently has two openings for Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner at Wernersville State Hospital in Berks County.
|Type of Work |
This is advanced professional nursing work, in collaboration with and under the direction of a licensed physician. You will be responsible for providing health care services including medical assessment and prescription of therapeutic measures; promotion and maintenance of health; prevention of illness and disability; care during illness; and the implementation of appropriate reporting and/or referral, standardized procedure or changes in treatment regimen to address observed abnormal characteristics.
You will develop individual health profiles; assess and perform findings of histories and physical examinations of patients; analyze and evaluate clinical laboratory data and diagnostic tests; set forth preliminary medical diagnoses; order diagnostic studies and assess the findings; develop and evaluate primary medical treatment plans and initiate adjustments in conjunction with the supervising physician; and implement therapeutic procedures outlined in comprehensive treatment plans. You will also evaluate patientsí capabilities to perform self-care; determine referral to specialized health care providers and community resources; and counsel patients and families regarding the illness and/or disability, the medication regimen and treatment procedures.
Some travel is required for training and conferences at other facilities. Travel expenses will be paid.
For more information about these opportunities, please contact:
Wernersville State Hospital
160 Main Street
Wernersville, PA 19565
Phone: (610) 670-4170
Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.