Nurse Practitioner, BocaCare Inc

Location
Boca Raton, FL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 06, 2017
Closes
Oct 06, 2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Nurse Practitioner serves as a member of BocaCare and effectively identifies, evaluates, and addresses disease prevention and health promotion issues for patients. This position is for our Marcus Neuroscience Institute.

POSITION EXPECTATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Have computer proficiency with clinical programs.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Have knowledge and proficiency of Local, State, and Federal regulations related to specific clinical areas.
  • Further dialogue related to EMR integration.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and teaching skills.
  • Have basic mathematical skills.
  • Create positive relationships with physicians assuring consistent, accurate information regarding their patients care.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills and excellent judgment when faced with unanticipated events and changing outcomes while maintaining a positive and compassionate demeanor.
  • Be proactive in developing and enhancing processes with the goal of improving the clinical experience for patients, their families and healthcare providers.
  • Demonstrate a passion and a comprehensive clinical based understanding for health issues.
  • Work in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
  • Responsible for the diagnosis, treatment and follow up of acute, chronic, and long-term healthcare issues specific to patients.
  • Educates patients and/ or families about preventative care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and /or medications.
  • Analyzes new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature or "hands on training" and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice.
  • Expected to review literature, methodology, outcomes, and implications of nursing/ medical research and disseminates findings.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential medical records. Electronic documentation (dictation) of all medical evaluations, diagnoses, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations consistent with national and state regulatory standards.
  • Recognize the influence of beliefs and cultures on behaviors and accept strengths and limitations in others.
  • Exhibit calm responsiveness to emergency or stressful situations.
  • Recognize situations which require notification of a supervisor.
  • Write reports, clinical pathways, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Consult with primary care and specialty physicians regarding patients care and referrals.
  • Communicate in a mutually collaborative manner and demonstrate openness to constructive feedback with the intent of improving professional practice.
  • Complete assignments with promptness and accuracy.
  • Meet deadlines for all tasks assigned.
  • Prioritize work assignments and complete tasks in a timely fashion.
  • Be an active contributor in all customer service initiatives.
  • Be proactive in providing hospitality to all BocaCare/BRRH's patients, families, visitors, employees and physicians.
  • Expected to serve as an ambassador for BocaCare/BRRH.

Minimum Education and/or Experience:
  • Master's degree (MS) and/or graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner program.

AND
  • Minimum of two years nursing experience in a private practice or hospital outpatient setting
  • Neurology experience Preferred

Licensure/Regulation/Certification:
  • Current ARNP in Florida
  • Certification in specialty; Women Health, Family Practice NP and or Adult Practice NP (preferred)
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association

*Selected candidate will be employed by BocaCare, Inc Physician Network, an affiliate of Boca Raton Regional Hospital*

Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency, crisis situation or disaster (man-made or natural) including evacuation sites.

The person in this location will work in a smoke-free location, and is expected to adhere to all smoking restrictions.

In the spirit of wellness for both our employees and patients, Boca Raton Regional Hospital has instituted a mandatory influenza prevention vaccination program. Current employees must receive the influenza prevention vaccination free of charge during the recognized flu season. As a condition of employment, new hires will be required to comply with all program rules. This is a mandatory program with the exception of documented medical or religious reasons for not receiving the vaccine. For further information on this progressive program, please contact Boca Raton Regional Hospital's Human Resources Department at 561-955-4075