The Medicus Firm has 22 physician jobs in Nurse Practitioner with salaries ranging from $100,000 to $190,000
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The average salary for a Nurse Practitioner is $104,380, which comes out to around $50 per hour. The expected growth rate for the role of Nurse Practitioners is 26% by the year 2030. The states with the highest Nurse Practitioner salaries are New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and California. These salaries range from $109,385, in New Mexico, to $129,477, in California.
Some benefits of working as a Nurse Practitioner include job security, a rewarding career, competitive pay, being respected, job flexibility, and having an abundance of employment opportunities.
When working as a Nurse Practitioner, you should possess the following skills: leadership, communication, analytics, teamwork, and problem-solving.
Nurse Practitioners are responsible for performing the following job duties (some may not be listed): performing, ordering, and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medication and other treatments, managing patients’ care, educating patients on disease prevention and body-positive health and lifestyle choices, and diagnosing and treating acute conditions such as infections and injuries.
As a Nurse Practitioner, you can expect to work in a physician’s office, a hospital, or an outpatient care center. In some cases, a Nurse Practitioner may make a house call or travel to provide healthcare services in underserved areas.
If you are looking to further your education and increase your expertise in your field, you have the option of partaking in CME, or continuing medical education. There are organizations that offer CME resources, some of which are specialty-focused, and some that are state-specific. Some of these organizations will be specific to your specialty, some will be just in your state, and some will have divisions for different specialties, such as Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins. Some other places you can go to find these resources are as follows: American Medical Association (AMA), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE), and myCME.
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