Working independently


For those nurse practitioners who work 100% inpatient (not in a clinic, only in a hospital inpatient setting): Do you work independently or do you have an MD supervising you and your work?


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Specializes in Hospital medicine; NP precepting; staff education. Has 22 years experience.

This is state dependent, usually. I am in SC and I am required to have a collaborative physician within 45min. Also, if the hospitalists want to get full reimbursement, they sign off each admission, round, consult, and discharge (incidence-to billing).

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traumaRUs, MSN, APRN

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Specializes in Nephrology, Cardiology, ER, ICU. Has 31 years experience.

Same in IL.