Missouri Employer Nurse Practitioner - Ob/Gyn - Gynecology - 36491 in SAINT LOUIS, Missouri

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides direct patient care to include obtaining patient history, performing patient assessment via observation, interview and examination; orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic studies; performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care; provides direct treatment and management of acute and chronic disease conditions; develops and implements patient-centered plan of care in collaboration with physicians, patients, consultants, nurses, ancillary care providers, and others as appropriate to the patient?s condition
2. Manages health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources; may perform diagnostic or therapeutic interventions consistent with certification and state regulations
3. May bill for services covered by collaborative practice agreement
4. Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options, and community resources
5. Monitors/ensures accuracy of patient medical records, maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
6. Maintains a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with established clinic/hospital standards
7. Provides management services for clinical research study projects; monitors participating subjects, including medication administration and family/patient education
8. Works in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards
9. Regularly participates in constant quality improvement and process improvement activities centered on the goal of providing exceptional, evidence-based patient care
10. Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops

Required Qualifications

? Current MSN with emphasis in the Nurse Practitioner program
? APN licensure or ability to successfully obtain licensure within 3 months of date of hire
? Certain/additional certifications may be necessary based on area of specialty
? Basic Life Support certification