Physician Asst/Nurse Pract House/Unit Based Coverage PT JFK
This is a part time position. The position's practice is characterized by comprehensive health assessments and management of acute complex patients' health problems in the ED, as well as covering the inpatients as required. The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides leadership and support to overall area of specialty. The APP documents patient teaching refers and communicates patient abnormalities to appropriate physicians, performs clinical procedures, serves as a resource for nursing and ancillary staff regarding patient and disease management, and facilitates practices in compliance with JCAHO requirements.
1. Obtains a thorough patient history that includes: Determination of the chief complaint, analysis of primary symptomology. Review of the course since onset of above: incidence, progress and effect of therapy(s). Completes medical and social history. Performs an appropriate physical examination and recognizes normal and abnormal findings. Records findings of the physical exam in a clear and concise manner. Makes recommendations based on the data gathered in the history and physical examination for ordering ancillary studies, developing a problem list, formulating a differential or actual diagnosis, counseling, educating and instructing patients in specific disease-related and preventative medicine areas. Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic and laboratory tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs for continuity of care. 2. Writes orders to implement non pharmacological and pharmacological therapeutic plans. Communicates with collaborating physicians regarding pertinent patient information including but not limited to actual or potential clinical problems, diagnostic tests/labs, consultants' recommendations, and updates or adjustments to the treatment plan via the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team. Collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other health care team members. 3. Maintains professional accountability to meet job requirements, skills and competence. 4. Functions independently and in collaboration with physician to perform age-appropriate history and physicals to outpatients. Provides general medical care and treatment to patients in medical facility, health center. 5. Other duties and/or projects as assigned. 6. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Master's Degree in Advanced Practice Nursing required with NP specialty / PA degree 2. Minimum of 5 years RN/Specialty experience. 3. Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1. Minimum of 2 years experience in the Nurse Practitioner role. Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. Physician Assistant License or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. 2. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification. 3. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification. Licenses and Certifications Preferred:
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