Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Family Care in Galax, VA at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 12/28/2021

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    Galax, VA
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Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare


Functions in collaboration with qualified physicians to provide medical services to Family Care Center customers


Minimum Education Successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner’s training program and hold current license as a Nurse Practitioner with the Virginia State Board of Nursing.

Required Licenses [Virginia, United States] Nurse Practitioner
Current NP license required. BLS required. Must possess a working knowledge of medication use and administration. Experience documenting in an electronic medical record highly recommended.

Required Skills Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent customer service skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, problem-solve, and handle stress in a positive manner.


Performs advanced patient assessments and seeks consultation of the physician for patients conditions outlined in agreement. Demonstrates a commitment to personal growth and development; ensures that appearance and personal conduct are professional at all times and complies with all organizational policies. Arranges referrals to other members of the health care team as needed and to community resources as appropriate. Orders, performs, and interprets tests within the provider’s scope of practice. Demonstrates awareness of current state, federal and local laws governing the delivery of care. Provides for therapeutic treatments and procedures as per delegation of services agreement. Provides open and timely communication with customers, families, and their significant others and provides educational resources as appropriate. Ensures timely review of services provided as determined by the providers state licensing board by the providers supervising physician. Maintains license, certification and CME as dictated and regulated by the provider’s state licensing board and TCRH, Inc. Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of TCRH, Inc. bylaws. Completes required in-services in a timely fashion. Participates in the development and implementation of patient satisfaction improvements. Ensures appropriate charge levels for patient visits based on AMA standards. Committed to demonstrating the following behaviors that shows that the healthcare team at Twin County Regional Healthcare CARES about our patients/families/physicians and each other: Commit to a culture of safety and service. Act as a team with others. Respond to others’ needs. Engage others’ in a meaningful way. Seek ways to positively influence others.


Standing, sitting, walking, bending (45-90 degree angles) are required. May require stair climbing. Speech, hearing, and visual acuity necessary in order to perform job requirements. Exposure to blood, body fluids and hazardous waste is moderate to frequent and must carry out universal precautions according to policy. May be exposed to injury by irrational or disturbed customers, to customers with communicable diseases, and/or potentially dangerous equipment. Must be able to read and write to fulfill job description. May be exposed to bad weather if necessary to escort a customer from or to a vehicle.

Job Requirements

See above. 

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