Nurse Practitioner or PA (ECISD)
Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance
Posted 8 months ago
Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Education Level: Not Stated
Certificates: Not Stated
Experience Level: All
Job Title: Nurse Practitioner or PA (ECISD)
Job Req # 21125
Department: 9991 1115 WAIVER ECISD_MID_LEVELS
Location: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Type of Position: Full-Time
Shift: Days, Hours vary
POSITION SUMMARY: Promotes and maintains health by providing medical services under the supervision of a physician
RESPONSIBILITES: • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices. • Contributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives. • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories. • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results. • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Meets all CPOE requirements. • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections. • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; discussing family planning; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance. • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans. • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. • Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities. • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed • Other duties as assigned.
POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: • Graduation from an accredited program required. • • Current Certification licenses as a NP or PA • Computer skills required with knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. • Good written and verbal communication skills required. • Some evening or weekend work will be required • Bilingual – English/Spanish.
JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE¬: • One (1) of medical experience in a physician’s office or equivalent combination of training and experience • Knowledge of medical practice and care • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions • Ability to assist in a variety of treatments and medications • Ability to take and record vital signs • Ability to maintain records and record test results • Skill in developing and maintaining clinical quality assurance • Skill in identifying and resolving problems • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures • Ability to use good reasoning and judgment and to react calmly in emergency situations • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, coworkers and the public • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively orally and in writing • Knowledge of basic arithmetic • Knowledge of State, Federal, and TJC regulations.