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Interviews, coordinates, and plans programs to meet the social and emotional needs of patients and patients' families in a hospital setting. Provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on lifestyle. Requires a master's degree in social work and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager.

Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Home Care
Interviews, coordinates, and plans programs and activities to meet the non-medical needs of patients and their families. Coordinates and plans with outside agencies and home care nursing staff for post-discharge care. Requires a master's degree in social work and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a senior case manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Mental Health Technician
Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients, helps patients with daily living and the overall maintenance of a therapeutic environment in the psychiatric unit. Takes vital signs, weighs patients and collects routine specimens. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor.

Nuclear Pharmacist
Under the direction of a physician, compounds and dispenses radiopharmaceutical drugs to medical care providers. Responsible for procuring, compounding, dispensing, and distributing radiopharmaceuticals. Requires a bachelor's degree and/or an advanced degree in pharmacy and is licensed to practice. Must have completed a program in nuclear pharmacy. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to a manager or supervisor. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Nurse Anesthetist
Prepares prescribed solutions and administers anesthetic following specified methods and procedures. Informs physician of patient's condition during anesthesia. Performs pre- and post-anesthesia patient visits and documents anesthesia notes on patient records. Requires a Bachelor's degree in nursing, at least two years of experience in an acute care nursing setting, and a graduate degree in nurse anesthesia. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to a manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Nurse Manager - Long-Term Care
Plans and implements the overall nursing policies, procedures, and services for a long-term care facility. Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, and training clinical staff. Ensures that nurses are current in competency, assessments, licensure, certifications, and other annual training. May provide direct patient care and is responsible for evaluating patient health. Must be a registered nurse with at least 5 years of clinical experience in a related field. Generally manages nurses and clinical technicians. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to top management.

Nurse Practitioner
Works in collaboration with a physician to assess the physical needs of the patient and implement a plan of care. Orders, interprets, and records results of clinical tests and reports results to physicians. Prescribes medications and makes recommendations for other therapeutic forms of treatment. Requires a master's degree and certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) in specialty area based on RN licensure and state authority for advanced practice. Familiar with advanced concepts, practices and procedures within chosen field of expertise. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a physician.

Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Room
Works in collaboration with a physician to assess the physical needs of patients admitted to the emergency room. Orders, interprets, and records results of clinical tests and reports results to physicians. Prescribes medications and makes recommendations for other therapeutic forms of treatment. Requires a master's degree and certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) in specialty area based on RN licensure and state authority for advanced practice. Familiar with advanced concepts, practices and procedures within chosen field of expertise. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a physician.

Nurse Practitioner - Specialty Care
Works in collaboration with a physician to assess the physical needs of patient's medical type such as psychiatric, oncology or obstetrics. Orders, interprets, and records results of clinical tests and reports results to physicians. Prescribes medications and makes recommendations for other therapeutic forms of treatment. Requires a master's degree and certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) in specialty area based on RN licensure and state authority for advanced practice. Familiar with advanced concepts, practices and procedures within chosen field of expertise. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a physician.
 
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