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Neurology Nurse Practitioner


- Fulltime  

Position Summary: The role of the Neurology Nurse Practitioner is to provide exceptional clinical care of neurology patients and to partner closely with Blue Sky Neurologists and the clinical care team. Responsibilities include assessing and managing the care of neurology patients in the outpatient setting and coordinating with referring providers.

Position Requirements:

Education: 

  • Master’s degree in Nursing and graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (AANPCB)
  • Current CO RN and NP license
  • Prescriptive Authority and DEA number or ability to obtain
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS)

Experience:

  • Experience in neurology, neurosurgery, and/or internal medicine is required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a team player
  • Possess a passion for outstanding patient safety and satisfaction
  • Maintain professional appearance and conduct 

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Obtains and reviews patient histories, performs physical exams and record physical findings in patient's electronic chart to develop comprehensive medical status, diagnosis and clinical treatment plans
  2. Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic treatments and health maintenance to ensure best possible outcomes
  3. Orders and interprets diagnostic tests, i.e., x-rays, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests
  4. Performs therapeutic and minor surgical procedures, such as Botox injections
  5. Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in selecting proper treatment. Ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations
  6. Completes documentation and responds to patient questions in a timely and accurate manner
  7. Participates in overnight and weekend call coverage (one week day per month and one weekend per quarter)
  8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, employees, and referring providers
  9. Attends meetings as requested
  10. Other duties as assigned