Nurse Practitioner

Location: Port Lavaca, TX


  • Initiates, develops and implements treatment plan of care in accordance with state laws and concurrent with ProActive medical protocols in accordance with ProActive policies, practices and procedures and applicable.


  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques and protocols.
  • Observes and evaluates patient, records condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents
  • Evaluates outcome of patient care
  • Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician.
  • May direct nursing care through nursing staff
  • Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy or related therapeutic procedures.
  • Arranges referrals, consultations, therapeutic services and confers with other specialists on course of care and treatment.
  • Draws blood and prepares appropriate paperwork for laboratory pick-up.
  • Performs urine drug screens, using proper chain of custody; ensures preparation for pick-up and shipment to appropriate laboratory.
  • Assists in medical record maintenance by keeping health, administrative, and program records onsite, safeguarding confidentiality of employee health information.
  • Dispenses medications as directed by practitioner and in accordance with state regulations.
  • Maintains and operates all clinical equipment, including calibration and record keeping in accordance with current policy and procedures.
  • Performs ancillary testing and tasks as ordered by the Center Medical Director (PFT, EKG, injections, audiograms, blood draws) in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • 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.




  • Bachelors’ degree in Nursing or related health field from an accredited college or university
  • Master’s Degree in nursing or related health field from an accredited college or university
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  • Current licensed nurse practitioner in the state were employed and in accordance with state laws of practice
  • Must maintain work state nurse practitioner licensure throughout the course of employment


  • Customarily has at least two years of demonstrated experience in occupational medicine, urgent care or an emergency setting


  • ProActive Core Competencies of Service Mentality, Attention to Detail, Sense of Urgency, Initiative and Flexibility
  • Ability to make decisions or solve problems by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
  • Outstanding customer service skills as well as the ability to deal with people in a manner which shows tact and professionalism
  • The ability to properly handle sensitive and confidential information (including HIPAA and PHI) in accordance with federal and state laws and company policies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of occupational medicine requirements (state specific)
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of clinical operations
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations that govern delivery of rehabilitation services
  • Knowledge of worker’s compensation and clinical procedures and all processes involved in the delivery of quality care.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated willingness to participate in Continuing Medical Education

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