8, 9 10, 12 hour days available
The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for providing episodic care, screening and education for patients of all ages. Maintains current licensure and certification.
Functions in accordance with the Collaborative Practice Agreement. Nurse Practitioners that are sole onsite provider for patient care, will collaborate by phone with the designee physician at the closest Urgent Care Center (UCC), if needed. The Nurse Practitioner is a vital member of the healthcare team within the UCC and is committed to providing and promoting patient-centered health care. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide care to acute and chronic illness, including minor trauma as well as counseling and education to the urgent care population. Provide episodic and continuous care for Occupational Health and DOT patients.
Identify normal and abnormal findings in history and physical exam. Order appropropriate laboratory tests and radiology exams supported by evidence based research. Support and follow the most current evidence-based guidelines of practice in providing quality patient care.
Write prescriptions as permitted by the State of Missouri. Collaborate with a UCC Physician on complex cases. Document pertinent information in the medical records and ensure proper review of charting by collaborative physician or designee.
Participate in national, state and local level Nurse Practitioner organizations and education. Communicate with the Nurse Manager to improve patient-focused care. Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the UCC Medical Director.
Current Licensure as a Family Nurse PractitionerCurrent Basic Life Support (BLS), Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) certification.Master in Science of Advanced Nursing Practice degree required.
1.Current Licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner
2.Current Basic Life Support (BLS), Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) certification.
3.Master in Science of Advanced Nursing Practice degree required.
4.Problem solving skills and effective interpersonal skills.
5.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
6.Nurse Practitioner will take into consideration the specific age-related needs of the patient. The UCC may provide care to neonates/ infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric adults.
7.Team oriented and compassionate.
8.Strong organizational skills
9.Pleasant and interpersonal demeanor and ability to work with all levels of associates and leadership.
Employee is required to sit occasionally and stand and walk frequently. Employee must lift/carry a light (1-20 pounds) load occasionally.
Employee may be required to lift more with assistance. Employee may occasionally be required to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, lift waist to overhead. Employee may occasionally be required to reach forward and reach overhead.
For repetitive action, employee is required to use both hands for simple grasping and pushing/pulling. Employee is occasionally exposed to electrical hazards and CRT terminal work. Verbal and cognitive, as well as motor coordination and manual dexterity are required.
Speech, hearing and near visual acuity are required. May be needed to work any shift, 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm. Employee may be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
Member of comprehensive healthcare team, including other health care providers, patients, patients family and significant others.
Provides direction to: RN, Radiology Technician, Secretary
Supervised by: Medical Directory
Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the communities we serve.
Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high quality, safe care with compassion, professional excellence and respect for each other and those we serve.
As an independent healthcare network, we create healthy communities in the region through our commitment to high quality, safe and personalized services.
We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God.
We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family.
We honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the common good.
We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.
We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.
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Safe Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and effective communication with internal and external customers.
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