UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
Professional/Administrative Job Specification
JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner
CLASS CODE: 000433
Provide primary health care services to patients.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Obtain medical history, perform physical exam, order, and interpret appropriate laboratory tests and x-rays. Diagnose and prescribe treatment and medication as indicated.
Provide clinical instruction for nursing, nurse practitioner, medical and physician assistant students.
Provide individual patient education on common problems and health maintenance recommendations.
Perform procedures such as suturing, incision and drainage, debridement of wounds, skin lesion removal/biopsies, endometrial biopsies as indicated.
KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING AND SKILLS
Individual would need to be eligible for Certification as Nurse Practitioner and eligible for Kentucky licensure as Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner. Hire date would be after certification and licensure are granted.
Four years experience of nursing experience.
The intent of this document is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.