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SoutheastHEALTH APRN - Contract off site in Dexter, Missouri

APRN - Contract off site

Advanced Practice Provider
Dexter, MO

Walmart Clinic Full-Time

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Description

Day ShiftThe Advanced Practice Nurse functions as a role model, teacher, innovator and colleague of the Healthcare team. Commits to driving quality through evidence based practice, patient centric care, and knowledge of regulatory guidelines and measuresBegin

Clinical Practice

  • Obtains patient histories

  • Performs physical assessments pertinent to patient’s chief complaint

  • Evaluates assessment data and established diagnoses

  • Orders and evaluates appropriate diagnostic studies

  • Performs and monitors therapeutic procedures

  • Assesses and/or manages follow-up plans

  • Records and documents assessment data, interventions, results, and patient outcomes into the facility’s

  • Educates patients and/or families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness

  • Stays current on all patient charts, documentation, billing, & dictation on a daily basis in the clinic

  • Will be expected to generate revenue for the clinic

Consultation

  • Collaborates with nurses and nurse administration to implement and evaluate patient care delivery in the clinic and hospital

Administrative/Leadership

  • Facilitates and implements systems which promote and maintain effective communication and collaboration with inter/intra hospital physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team

  • Maintains appropriate records and documentation of clinical and educational activities

  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with patients, families, and with professional and supportive personnel who provide patient care

  • Supervises clinical activities of ancillary team members

  • Recognizes and uses appropriate channels to communicate stressful patient care/performance situations that arise with physicians, families and other staff members

  • Works with the Collaborating Physician(s) regarding Quality Improvement activities Contributes to development of new ideas to benefit department, hospital, and/or staff

  • Acts as a role model and in selected cases, precepting advance practice nurses

  • Participants in activities necessary to annual review

  • Documents continuing competency in the areas of medical diagnoses, therapeutics, invasive procedures and management of the patient as well as required certifications

  • Serves on departmental and interdisciplinary committees as required

  • Performs other duties as determined by the Collaborative Physician(s)

Become

  • Maintains and enhances a current level of knowledge relative to professional practice, as well as continuing education requirements necessary for licensure and ongoing certification

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse and Certificate of Recognition to practice as a APRN as required by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. (Note: Recognition by the State Board of Nursing as a Graduate APRN is acceptable until such time that successful completion of certificate has been achieved.)

  • A Master of Science Degree in nursing, encompassing specialized classroom and experiential learning as a APRN

  • Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems, plus cardiology/cardiothoracic knowledge preferred

  • Substantial interpersonal skills necessary to instruct patients and their families and to collaborate with health team members

  • Certified in Basic Life Support

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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