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Catholic Health Initiatives Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Overview

Children’s Diagnostic Center

CHI Memorial Medical Group (Mountain Management Services), now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is a Management Service Organization (MSO) that provides comprehensive office management services for all Memorial Health Partners and many physicians in private practice. We are proud to be a part of the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

We care about our employees’ well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

Free Membership to our Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Flexible spending accounts

Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

Adoption Assistance

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

Matching Retirement Programs

Wellness Program

If you are passionate about the patient experience and ready to join our nationally recognized hospital, connect with us today!

Responsibilities

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for utilizing training and skills to provide direct patient care under the supervision of a physician.

Essential Duties:

  • Obtain medical histories when necessary.

  • Perform physical exams (within established protocol).

  • Diagnose, treat and monitor chronic diseases (within protocol guidelines).

  • Order diagnostic test.

  • Prescribe or recommend medications for prescription for medications and treatment (within protocol guidelines).

  • Provide preventive health screenings and immunizations for children and adults.

  • Promote positive lifestyle habits to all patients through education and counseling.

  • Assist the doctor with office surgeries.

  • Assure charts are signed off by the doctor within 7 days.

  • Maintain patient’s privacy and confidentiality.

  • Make follow up calls to check patients progress.

  • Assist doctors with phone coverage and hospital rounds.

  • Work closely with other nurses to assure patient flow is efficient.

  • Consult with doctor regarding patient symptoms to assure proper diagnosis and plan of treatment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Master’s degree in nursing

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner

  • Certificate of fitness through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Experience:

  • 3-5 years clinical nursing practice in an acute care setting required.

  • 1-3 years previous experience as a NP in an acute or primary care setting

Certification or Licensure:

  • Licensed as an RN in the state of TN

  • Licensed as a CRNP in state of TN, required.

  • BLS required.

  • PALS Certification

Pay Range

$42.78 - $51.12 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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