First Assist - Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Adventist Health System Shawnee Mission , KS 66219

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

Description

First Assist - Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address:

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Cancer Center
9301 W 74th St, Merriam, KS 66204, Suite 100

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Monday Friday
8:00AM 5:00PM

You Will Be Responsible For:

Exemplary Practice

  • Delegates and/or assigns nursing care responsibilities considering the following factors - the degree of supervision needed by the associate, competence and experience level, staff availability, and patient acuity.

  • Utilizes Patient Care Problem Solving Process and/or Conflict Resolution Process to resolve patient care conflicts.

  • Initiates and maintains accurate records, appropriate legal documents and other healthcare reports.

  • Transmits/prescribes prescription orders pursuant to written protocols as authorized.

  • Incorporates patient, physician, patient needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.

  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of self-care, psychosocial needs, education, environment and discharge planning, incorporating information from the identified significant other and other health providers.

  • Utilizes skills of observation, inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation using diagnostic instruments or laboratory procedures that are basic to the screening of physical signs and symptoms.

  • Assesses learning needs, readiness, and capabilities of patient/family, including cultural, religious practices, language barriers, emotional barriers, educational level, motivation and limitations.

  • Documents patient care findings within established standards utilizing CPOE.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Physician's Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Degree

  • Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience

  • Kansas Physician Assistant License or Nurse Practitioner License

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

Job Summary:

The First Assist- Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner is a professional mid-level provider licensed in Kansas to function in an expanded role to provide primary health care to individuals, families or groups. The position functions in a collegial relationship with physicians and other health professionals in the delivery of health care services. Provides care for patients of the practice within the scope of licensure. They are able to make independent decisions with physicians in carrying out health regimens for families and clients. The Advanced Practice Provider demonstrates AIDET, is proficient in CPOE and is a resource to the physicians, nurses and other disciplines. In collaboration with the physician, the First Assist- Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Physician Assistant is able to perform a comprehensive History and Physical, develop and implement a plan of care, order and interpret results of laboratory and diagnostic tests, coordinate and initiate consults, review and adjust medications and dosages, provide patient education and comprehensive discharge planning. The position consults and collaborates with other physicians and disciplines to ensure smooth and timely throughput, including coordination of discharges and transfers. The First Assist documents and meets criteria for evidence based and quality outcomes. The First Assist may work closely with utilization review, multidisciplinary teams and floor managers to achieve prompt and proper admission and placement, optimize length of stay, and provides superior quality service. The First Assist will support the Physician in Surgery. Surgery times will very week to week.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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First Assist - Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Adventist Health System