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Nurse Practitioner Specialty - Urgent Care Job

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend
PeaceHealth
Type Full time Posted 4/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/1/2014
OR - Oregon (All) - Springfield Referral - n/a -    

Nurse Practitioner Specialty - Urgent Care Job

Date:Jun 3, 2014

Location:Eugene, OR, US

Company:Peacehealth

Req ID:29801

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Urgent Care RBP (4151)

JOB SUMMARY

Within scope of practice and in alignment with both hospital staff bylaws and PHMGs physician supervision expectations, responsible for advanced level of nursing evaluation, clinical assessment, prescribing and monitoring medications and follow-up care for patient. Responsible for patient and family teaching.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1.         Effectively identifies, evaluates, and addresses disease prevention and health promotion issues of the population in the practice while administering quality patient care.

2.         Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.

3.         Gives directions to nursing and other staff.

4.         Prescribes medications and treatments and ongoing medication management.  Orders lab and diagnostic tests when appropriate and interprets test results.

5.         Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.

6.         Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records.  Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations according to established standards.

7.         Analyzes new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature, or “hands-on training” and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice.

8.         Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

•           Graduate of Accredited School offering an Advanced Degree in Nurse Practice (ARNP) required.

•           MSN in related field preferred.
 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

•           Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

•           Licensed to practice in the state as a Nurse Practitioner

•           ANCC certification required. (ACNP; AANP, FNP or GNP)

•           Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

•           ACLS is preferred in some settings.

•           Have national prescriptive drug privileges with a DEA number.

•           Current Driver’s License and insurance required.

OTHER SKILLS:    

•           Effective verbal and written communication skills

•           Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with patient, families, nursing staff, and other departments.

•           Personal responsibility for ongoing educational growth, and collaborating with others to provide solutions for continued patient quality.

DVR

Location:Riverbend Medical Pavilion (418) 
Job Category:  NP, PA, CNM, CRNA
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length:12 Hours
FTE:0.1  
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Salary range starts at: $40.95
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; Nurse Practitioner - Oregon


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Eugene, OR || NP, PA, CNM, CRNA || Per Diem/Relief || EMERGENCY SVCS 

~DVR~


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