Advanced Practice RN, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Created 11/25/2022
Reference 580725
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Oklahoma
City Pottawatomie County
Job Posting Title
Advanced Practice RN

Agency
340 OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Supervisory Organization
340 District 6

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Full/Part-Time
Full time

Job Type
Regular

Compensation
Up to $99,000.00 based on education and experience.

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for provision of advanced health care to individuals, families or groups as an expert clinician in a multi-county area. Duties include the assessment of individual health, analyzing data to determine medical and nursing care needed, planning a treatment strategy to meet identified needs and evaluating responses to nursing and medical interventions. This position will be part of the mobile unit traveling throughout southwest Oklahoma.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
  • Provide independent advanced primary, secondary or tertiary health care for individuals, families or groups at an advanced clinician level for a 5 county area.
  • Assess individual health.
  • Analyze data to determine a strategy to meet identified health care needs.
  • Evaluate responses to interventions and make changes in care treatment as needed.
  • Performs comprehensive physical examinations and secures health histories.
  • Performs or orders lab tests.
  • Conducts invasive procedures including but not limited to pelvic exams; breast exams; insertion of long acting reproductive contraception and sub dermal contraceptive implants.
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals.
  • Counsel patients, family members and others related to health problems, prescribed treatments and use of pharmaceuticals and procedures.
  • Reviews and analyzes lab tests, x-rays and other diagnostic data.
  • Provides a higher level of expertise in diagnosis and treatment modalities.
  • Consults and collaborates with physicians or other providers as needed related to patient care.

Other Duties
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
  • Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Education and Experience

Possession of a valid Oklahoma license as a Registered Nurse by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, recognition as a certified Advanced Practice Nurse by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, and four years’ experience as a Registered Nurse.

*Approval for prescriptive authority requires current licensure in Oklahoma as a Registered Nurse and as a Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) within 60 calendars days of the entry on duty date. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse must hold a graduate degree at an advanced practice level or a post-master’s certificate at an advanced practice level if the master’s degree is in nursing, in order to be eligible for initial application for prescriptive authority.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of human anatomy, physiology and chemistry; of medical diagnosis techniques, methods and procedures; of methods of organization, management and public administration; of agency policies and procedures; of grant or contract program requirements; and, federal and state laws and regulations relating to administration of programs. Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and collaborate as an effective team member; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; exercise sound independent judgment; analyze and resolve highly complex situations; conduct physical examinations and health assessments; and, provide advanced specialized nursing care and/or medical care to include writing prescriptions or be eligible to apply for prescriptive privileges.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Combination of office and exam offices. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. This position requires long period of sitting, standing, and daily use of computer and phone. Travel is required with this position. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Use of N-95 respirator is required.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.
Employer Oklahoma State Department of Health

Browse similar jobs

View all

Get New Jobs By E-Mail