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NURSE PRACTITIONER

Date:  Nov 23, 2021
Req ID:  13966
Location: 

Rogers, AR, US, 72756

Category:  AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Anticipated Starting Salary:  89367.82

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205

 

Position Number: 22109931

County: Benton       City: Rogers

Posting End Date: 12/06/21 
Center for Local Public Health – Benton County Health Unit  

 

Additional Preferences:  

 

Daily travel in-state and occasionally out of state travel required.

 

After hours work or special clinics occasionally required.

 

Computer skills required.   

 

Exposure to environmental hazards may occur.

 

Hiring Official:  S. Ryan

Recruitment Contact: Andrea.Flowers-Fells@arkansas.gov - 501-683-5699


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: L018N

Grade: MP04

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $89,368.00 - $128,690.00

Summary

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the care of injured, convalescent, or disabled persons in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Functions

Administers prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, and note times and amounts on patients' charts. Provides basic patient care and treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, and dressing wounds. Sterilizes equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave. Answers patients' calls and determines how to assist them. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the information and techniques to diagnose and treat injuries and diseases. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. Knowledge of human behavior and performance; and the assessment of treatment of behavioral and affective disorders. Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatment. Knowledge of business and management principles and practices. Ability to listen and understand information and ideas. Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a certificate or academic degree from an accredited school of nursing or nurse practitioner program; plus four years of experience in the nursing field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

Must be licensed as a Nurse Practitioner by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing in accordance with ACA 17-87-303. 

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville