Nurse Practitioner - Renal
GWU Medical Faculty Associates

Washington, District of Columbia

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Position Summary To perform an expanded clinical role in providing support to the Division of Renal General Physicians.\n

Position Summary

To perform an expanded clinical role in providing support to the Division of Renal General Physicians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Insertion of intravenous catheters
  • Intradermal tests
  • Arterial blood gases
  • Removal of arterial lines, venous and arterial sheaths and catheters, after proper training and competency achieved and demonstrated to supervising physician
  • Catheterization of the bladder
  • Nasogastric intubations and gastric lavage
  • Administration of injections, medications, immunizations and intravenous fluids
  • Care of superficial wounds, burns and skin infections, including suturing, application of dressings and bandages
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitations, in accordance with BLS guidelines
  • Initiating treatment procedures essential for the life of the patient in emergency circumstances, in according with ACLS guidelines
  • The prescribing and dispensing of drugs and therapeutic agents (ie; blood and blood products)

Qualifications

Education

  • Completion of an approved course of study as a Nurse Practitioner is necessary

Licensure

  • Current DC Licensure as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner is necessary
  • Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner is necessary
  • District of Columbia controlled substance certificate
  • Federal DEA controlled substance registration certificate
  • Maintain current BLS certification
  • Maintain current ACLS certification

Experience

  • 6-8 years of experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience is necessary

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