2017-12-28

Nurse Practitioner
Job Opportunity at HMF Staffing Solutions

Posted on Dec 28

http://www.hmfstaffingsolutions.com    219-615-0075

Location: Merrillville, IN
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4149000

Excellent Opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. New Grads Welcome! 

Join a team of highly motivated healthcare providers! Very busy physician practice is seeking a skilled NP or PA who is seeking more Independence to learn and grow in their career.     
 

Essential Functions: 

Demonstrates clinical expertise and expanded knowledge through patient care activities which may include diagnosis and management of a wide range of health problems. Responsible for health outcomes of an assigned patient population. Confers with collaborating physician in area of clinical expertise. Consults with other professionals in areas of clinical expertise. Develops appropriate educational systems for patients, families and staff in areas of expertise. Mentors staff/students in aspects of advanced nursing practice and patient care.

Specific Performance Standards: Responsibilities. Clinical, Conducts comprehensive appraisals of patients' health status by taking health histories and performing physical examinations in specialty area. Provides primary prevention strategies and management of stable health problems. Provides specialty care to assigned patients that may include both stable and unstable chronic health problems. Establishes diagnoses for common short-term or chronic health conditions.

Prescribes medications, diet, supplies, prosthetic devices and other home health aids or medication according to clinical privileges. Temporary practice (license pending) does not include prescriptive authority. Orders and follows-up appropriate laboratory tests, x-rays, EKG's and diagnostic procedures specified in clinical privileges. Evaluates patients to determine their need for further health care. 

Teaches and counsel patients and families in preventive care, medical conditions, plan of care, anticipated outcomes, and the use of prescribed treatments and drugs. Documents in the medical record all care provided and/or procedures performed for which the Licensed Mid-Level Provider is responsible. Refers to other disciplines as appropriate. 

Directs and operates nurse-administered clinics designed to serve stable patients. Consultant to other disciplines in areas of expertise. Professional, Demonstrates the following professional attributes: Integrates research based knowledge and clinical expertise in decision making. Exemplifies a professional image in appearance, manner and presentation. Advocate for patients, families, coworkers, the community and nursing profession. Maintains advanced certification and continuing education as required by the Indiana Nursing and Advanced Nursing Practice Act.  

Provides comprehensive teaching strategies for patients and their families. Develops and participates in programs to meet continuing education needs of staff. Serves as a role model and preceptor for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Provides formal education to both internal and external groups pertinent to area of specialty. Provides formal orientation and education of nursing staff and graduate students pertinent to area of specialty. Research, actively participates in research pertinent to area of expertise.

Required:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school/college of nursing OR master's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program 
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana/Current license as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of Indiana. Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse by a national certifying body as approved by the Indiana Department of Regulation APN Board/Written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician and once licensed may apply for a mid-level practitioner controlled substance license and DEA number OR Master’s degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program/Current license as a Physician's Assistant in the State of Indiana/Written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician and once licensed may apply for a mid-level practitioner controlled substance license and DEA number 
  • Privileged and credentialed through the facilities in which will practice CardioPulmonary Resuscitation - BLS recognition (healthcare provider level) 
  • New Grads will be considered 
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