Overview: CHI St. Vincent, a regional health network serving Arkansas, is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4,500 coworkers, 1,000 medical staff, and 500 volunteers, we consistently receive praise for care advancements.
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
CHI St. Vincent provides you with the same level of care you provide to others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement and support your work/life balance.
Responsibilities The Critical Care (APN) will provide services to the Cardiac Service Line to promote nursing knowledge and evidence-based practice by functioning as a clinical resource to the direct-care nurses. The APN will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to lead and facilitate programs and teams to improve the process of care delivery to the identified patient population.
The APN will provide direct, comprehensive, therapeutic and preventive healthcare service to the patients and their families. These functions will include, but are not limited to the following: assessment of health status, ordering and evaluating tests, diagnosing and initiating appropriate therapeutic interventions, providing instruction and counseling to patients and their families, collaborating with other health care providers to provide and coordinate services to patients, and prescribing medications. The APN will provide health care within the Registered Nurse Practitioner scope of practice for those patients and MD's with whom they have a collaborative Practice Agreement.. The APN may also be asked to perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Current RNP and/or APN licensure in Arkansas.
Completion of an accredited graduate program in nursing and preceptorship, including supporting documentation.
Current BLS certification required.
Current ACLS certification (for in-patient setting) is preferred.
Acute Care certification required
Eligibility for a Medicare provider number and DEA registration
Three to five years of clinical experience preferred. One year experience in an APN Role preferred.
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