Nurse Practitioner Job In Danville, Virginia
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Sovah Health Danville is recruiting a Nurse Practitioner to join their Brosville Clinic. The NP is responsible for providing medical services to patients of Danville Physician Practices. Such medical services may include history and physical exams, evaluation of specific illnesses and/or injuries, and planning for the effective treatment of diseases or injuries, both chronic and acute. Subject to approval from the VA Board of Pharmacy and under the supervision of the medical directors, prescribe medications allowed by the state for their scope of practice. Perform other services that have traditionally been reserved to physicians. JOB REQUIREMENTS Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner Program. A minimum of one to two years of Nurse Practitioner experience in primary care or the discipline of practice is preferred. Eligibility to prescribe Schedule drugs in accordance with the regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Virginia and licensed by the Virginia Department of Health Professions as a Nurse Practitioner. Current national certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the American Nurses? Credentialing Center or other credentialing center recognized by the board. (See Regulations governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners published by the Virginia Board of Nursing/Virginia Board of Medicine). Current Authorization to Prescribe by the State of Virginia. Must have a current Controlled Substance Registration Certificate and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS.
There’s plenty to do and see in Danville. Millionaires Row along Main St. features beautiful Victorian homes. The newly renovated North Theater provides a venue for theatre, arts and music. Carrington Pavilion hosts top concerts. The “Festival in the Park,” held at Ballou Park in early May, features free live entertainment, craftsmen and artists, and the River City Chili Challenge. The Danville Science Center features hands-on exhibits and special programs, while the Virginia International Raceway hosts amateur and professional automobile and motorcycle events, driving schools, club days and private test rentals. There’s also the Danville Braves, the Rookie League team of the Atlanta Braves. If all that’s not enough, locals and visitors can enjoy the beauty of the Butterfly Station and Garden each year during butterfly season (April through October), one of only a few butterfly greenhouses in Virginia.
Education is an important part of community life in Danville. Nearby Averett University offers 35 undergraduate degrees and three master’s degrees, while Danville Community College offers many educational options, including an affiliation with Old Dominion University.
Outdoor activities can be enjoyed all year thanks to Danville’s mild, four-season climate. The Dan River, which runs through the city, is a beautiful natural resource for fishing and also offers many other recreation activities. Danville’s River Walk Trail borders parts of the river where you can enjoy many miles of paved paths whether you are a walker, runner, biker or skater. From this path, you can see scenic views of the Dan River, connect to woodland trails as well as other facilities. Bordering the river is Dan Daniel Memorial Park, 170 acres of wetlands and woodlands. There are many lakes within easy driving distance for camping, fishing and boating, including Smith Mountain Lake, VA; Hyco Lake, NC and Buggs Island Lake in Clarksville, VA. The beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway is less than an hour away, and the beaches of North and South Carolina are within a four-hour drive.
Licensed for 250 beds, Sovah Health - Danville is the most comprehensive source of healthcare in the Dan River Region of Virginia and North Carolina. For more than 120 years, this hospital has been part of the community and has an active medical staff of approximately 165 members and employs over 1,300 associates. The hospital provides over 25 medical specialties and 14 surgical services to the community. Danville Regional has the largest, leading-edge surgical capacity with advanced capabilities (including 13 state-of-the art surgical suites), open-heart surgeries and other complicated procedures in the area, including those usually found only at large teaching hospitals.