Nurse Practitioner

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 08, 2018
Closes
Mar 08, 2018
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent

Nurse Practitioner

Inglis' Mission is to enable people with disabilities — and those who care for them — to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest.  The primary purpose of the Nurse Practitioner is to manage and coordinate health care for Inglis residents, in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care (assessment of health status, diagnosis, development of plan of care and treatment, implementation of treatment plan, and evaluation of patient status). All duties must be performed with the highest level of integrity, adhere to Inglis standards of excellence, and support principles of person centeredness. All duties will be executed in accordance with Inglis Policies and procedures and adhere to all regulatory requirements.  .

EUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and minimum of four years of experience as a nurse practitioner

  • Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure
  • Current Nurse Practitioner certification in specialty area
  • Current CNOR/CRNFA (if applicable) certification
  • Current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); PALS provider card as required by department and facility
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

ROLE COMPETENCIES

Adaptability- Demonstrates flexibility in the face of change and projects a positive demeanor and shows the ability to manage conflicting priorities without the loss of composure.

Organization

Time Management- Able to determine the appropriate allocation of time for daily work and projects.

Space Management- Effectively manages the workspace (i.e. keeps a clean and organized office, appropriately handles all paperwork, maintains control over the physical environment, etc.)

Task Management- Balances conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.

Communication Skills

Listening Skills:  Understands that the most important aspect of communication is the act of listening and actively works to improve those skills.

Oral Skills: Speaks with confidence using clear, concise sentences and is easily understood.

Written Skills: Produces well thought-out, professional correspondence free of grammatical and spelling errors.

Telephone/Email: Uses high quality, professional oral and written skills (as described above) to project a positive image of the Business.

Team player: Works as a competent member of the team, willingly providing back-up support for co-workers when appropriate and Actively supporting group goals.

ABOUT INGLIS…

Inglis' Mission is to enable people with disabilities — and those who care for them — to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest Inglis House is a specialized, skilled nursing, long-term care community based in Philadelphia, PA.  Founded in 1877, Inglis is a Person-Centered Care community specializing in services to non-geriatric adults with severe neurodegenerative physical disabilities resulting in paraplegia and quadriplegia.  Inglis’ Person-Centered Care vision is to strive every day to create a homelike environment where residents and staff work together with autonomy and a deep sense of community. The 252 residents — all wheelchair users — range in age from 20 to 90 (average age 54) and their primary diagnoses a range of neurological and musculoskeletal disorders such as multiple sclerosis (fully 43% of the current Inglis House population), cerebral palsy, and spinal cord injury.   Along with providing medical and personal care, a key aspect of the mission of serving younger adults is recognizing they typically have a wider range of needs than a geriatric nursing home resident. Younger adults, whether congenitally disabled or disabled later in life, struggle to achieve goals that give a sense of autonomy, mastery and creativity.  Inglis House provides a range of medical, personal and enrichment services that enable residents to live life to the fullest. Inglis House is recognized as a “Center of Excellence in Long-term Care” by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for its excellent clinical care and quality of life programs for people with physical disabilities — one of only 10 organizations in the country to receive this important designation.  Inglis is one of eight residential facilities throughout the United States that offers such highly specialized, long-term care for people with physical disabilities.     Inglis Community Based Services supports more than 800 people living independently in the community through resources including: accessible housing, care management (helping people navigate the health care system), a day program, Adapted Technology training and community employment.    Inglis is the largest provider of affordable accessible housing in the Greater Philadelphia region with more than 300 accessible, affordable apartment homes for people with disabilities, including 80 new units just opened at Inglis Gardens at Belmont Pennypack Crossing, developed with Conifer, opening this summer in the Northeast as our next housing site with more in development.

Inglis welcomes great people without regard to disability, race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, military service, marital status, or any other characteristics, as protected by law.  We encourage all Protected Veterans and the long-term unemployed to apply.  Please send resume to Inglis, Attn: Daniell White, Human Resources, 2600 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131 or via email to daniell.white@inglis.org   EOE, M/F/D/V

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