Missouri Employer Nurse Practitioner in SPRINGFIELD, Missouri

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Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

Requisition ID
2016-728663
Category
Advanced Practitioner

Position Type
Full Time
Shift(s)
Days
Department
Dermatology Surgery Center
Location
US-MO-Springfield

More information about this job:Responsibilities:

Develops and implements collaborative practice with physician(s) to effectively manage medical and nursing care.
1.1 Performs and documents appropriate physical, mental, functional, and social assessments.
1.2 Initiates appropriate referral for services based on nursing assessment.
1.3 Provides health teaching to patients and care providers.
1.4 Works with physician(s) to complete routine and episodic and consult visits for nursing home residents.
1.5 Serves as patient/family advocate and liaison for clear communication of needs and concerns.

Acts as a resource person providing consultation and referrals within the organization and the community.
2.1 Serves as a role model for advanced practice nursing.
2.2 Shares professional expertise in formal and informal situations.
2.3 Acts as a preceptor for students in training for advanced practice roles.

Utilizes QI process to monitor care delivery for quality and cost effectiveness.
3.1 Identifies aspects of care and indicators for monitoring QI specific to the impact of advanced nursing practice on health care delivery to older adults.
3.2 Develops and implements appropriate action plans.
3.3 Completes QI reports as requested.

Demonstrates willingness to continually update knowledge and skills.
4.1 Completes continuing education offerings appropriate to position needs and national certification requirements.
4.2 Maintains membership in professional organizations.
4.3 Attends appropriate inservice offerings.

General duties.
5.1 Observes universal precautions consistently.
5.2 Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate.
5.3 Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance.
5.4 Meets Health System attendance standards.
5.5 Performs additional duties as directed.

6.1 Did employee, collaborative physician(s) and practice manager review collaborative practice agreement?

Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, certificate or Master's level.

Licensure: Licensed as a Registered professional Nurse in the State of Missouri.

Experience: Must have demonstrated clinical expertise in his/her area; and an ability to excel in communication, human relations, and organizational skills.

Certification/Registration: Certification or pending certification by the American Nurses Association as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner.

Other Skills & Knowledge (skills, knowledge, abilities): Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Requires the individual to be self-motivated and be able to work independently. Physical demands vary according to daily tasks. Requires travel to outlying community and the physical demands associated with clinical nursing.

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