Nurse Practitioner-Exempt - Hematology Oncology (Rancho Plaza)

Location
Rancho Mirage, CA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 07, 2019
Closes
May 07, 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.


    Provides direct patient care and support to multidisciplinary health team working within the scope of Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) collaborative agreement and/or hospital privileges. Serves as specific clinical area expert to include patient care, education, collaboration, and consultation activities. Assumes responsibility for professional development and program maintenance. Contributes to the department budget by cost effective us of time and supplies. Demonstrates commitment to system values through customer focus and continuous process improvement

Reports to


    Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Supervises


    N/A

Ages of Patients


    Pediatric
    Adolescent
    Adult
    Geriatric

Blood Borne Pathogens


    High Potential

Qualifications


    Education


      Required: Completion of Nurse Practitioner program in area of expertise.
      Preferred: Master’s degree in Nursing

    Licensure/Certification


      Required: National certification as Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) by American Nurses’ Association, California RN Licensure, Current certificate of authority (COA) to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse, American Heart Association BLS , ACLS Current or within 90 days of hire for Telemetry and Critical Care
      Preferred: Completion of Credentialing process

    Experience


      Preferred: 1 to 2 years experience in the area of specialty or in area of higher acuity or participation in internship programs/course.

Essential Responsibilities


    Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    Monitors department specific standards of care/practice.
    Admits patients in collaboration with Site Director
    Develops plan of care based on assessment.
    Demonstrates implementation skills in accordance with EMH Standards of Care, policies, procedures and Nurse Practice Act.
    Evaluates effectiveness of nursing and medical interventions.
    Demonstrates ability to change intervention strategies when expected outcomes not met.
    Consistently documents in accordance with EMH policies and procedures
    Determines need for laboratory studies and orders and evaluates results.
    Performs certain diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and develop and implement therapeutic plans to achieve nursing and medical goals. Communicates findings to attending physician.
    Demonstrates competency in the operation of equipment specific to clinical area.
    Provides accurate and precise reporting of patient condition and changes in a timely manner to physicians.
    Serves as consultant or resource person in area of expertise for patients/families, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
    Formulates, implements, and documents an individual teaching plan for each patient.
    Consults other healthcare providers and coordinates medical care.
    Provides psychosocial support to patients and family members.
    Initiates discharge planning and teaching upon admission and in conjunction with Case Manager where appropriate.
    Participates in continuous quality improvement and quality assurance activities and various clinical committees, as appropriate. adheres to guidelines for change of shift report and internal transfer of patient care
    Communicates with co-workers prior to breaks and lunches to ensure continuity of patient care.
    Complies with departmental plan to meet budget goals.
    Demonstrates knowledge of Department of Nursing performance and improvement and patient safety goals.
  • Supports the CNP role through mentoring/precepting activities.

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