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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Rheumatology) - Gainesville, Florida - Med Surg

Company: Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medi
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Rheumatology) - Gainesville, Florida

The APRN of Rheumatology maintains excellent interpersonal relationships with interdisciplinary colleagues, clients and their families/significant others, and representatives from community organizations. The APRN is responsible and accountable for assessing, planning, implementing, treating, and evaluating care and identifying outcomes for patients . APRN's are supported in the provision of complex patient care by utilizing techniques to effectively implement health promotion and prevention practices and the management of acute and chronic illness of the patient. The APRN assists with the total care of the patient's medical needs by performing history and physical exams, ordering appropriate lab tests, and evaluating those tests, to ensure quality care of the patient. This will also include providing preventive medicine services, managing chronic disease problems and providing outpatient follow-up as needed.

Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide outpatient and virtual or electronic consultation services related to Rheumatology
  • Diagnose, treat, and manage patients with rheumatologic diseases according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques including DMARDs, biologics, and Rheumatology infusions
  • Work in collaboration with Rheumatology team including attendings, VA fellows and residents.
  • Process consult requests
  • Help with patient phone calls and secure messages
  • Help with infusion orders and logistics associated with the infusion center
  • Perform standard rheumatology procedures, including but not limited to:
  • Arthrocentesis and joint injections
  • Bursal injections
  • Tendon sheath injections

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    Recruitment Incentive:

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

    Financial Discloser Report:

Keywords: Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medi, Gainesville , Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Rheumatology) - Gainesville, Florida - Med Surg, Healthcare , Gainesville, Florida

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