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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Castle Rock, USA


Job Description


The following statements are illustrative of the essential duties of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. We retain the right to modify or change the essential and additional functions of the job at any time.

Essential Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities;

  • Practice using sound medical judgment and adhere to all ethical considerations of the practice of medicine; know limitations and seek consult when advisable; keep abreast of current technologies and industry standards, regularly perform:
  • Obtain medical histories
  • Perform physical examinations and record normal and abnormal findings
  • Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures
  • Interpret and integrate findings to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic plans exercising a degree of independent judgment
  • Manage medical and surgical emergencies
  • Triage patients within the office and per phone calls
  • Perform technical medical procedures
  • Prescribe or recommend medications
  • Administer injections and other treatments
  • Suture minor lacerations
  • Start IVs
  • Obtain throat cultures
  • Provide patient education and counseling for all ages
  • Provide preventative health care treatment
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Participate in out-reach and research activities, as assigned and/or of interest (if approved by administration), that enhance the reputation of the Health Center and are associated with the department’s mission
  • Monitor and mentor the other staff technicians to ensure continual performance improvements
  • Meet all clinical obligations of the Health Center’s medical practice: CLIA medical supervision, drug outlet, co-signing, HIPAA, State and Federal regulations, etc.
  • Follow all internal policies and procedures; be accountable for completion of all operational tasks according to departmental guidelines to ensure appropriate clinical processing/documentation;
  • Continually advise administration of any issues that may impact the practice
  • Assist Health Center administration on an as requested basis regarding a multitude of dept. needs;


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited program of nurse practitioner studies and licensed through the State of Colorado
  • Board Certification for specialty
  • Strong computer skills required. EMR experience preferred
  • IV Certification
  • Basic Life Support card
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) card

Preferred Education/Experience

Role: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Job Type:
Location: Castle Rock,

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