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Nurse Practitioner-Pedi Critical Care

Providence, RI

Details

Hiring Company

Lifespan

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

The Nurse Practitioner is accountable to facilitate a quality hospital experience and outcome for patients within a cost-effective time frame. The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible to the Medical Director of Patient Services and responsible for overseeing the progress of a specific caseload of patients across the care continuum to include pre-admission and post-discharge when feasible. Acts as an educator, consultant, and liaison to healthcare providers caring for the patients across the care continuum.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a fundamental grounding in nursing theory and practice with mastery of knowledge within a defined content area.
  • Manages a caseload of patients in partnership with the healthcare team to optimize health status and coordinate care over time and across healthcare settings.
  • Provides leadership in the development, validation, implementation, and evaluation of standards, policies, procedures, and critical paths to support the patient care delivery model.
  • Oversees care coordination in acute, home care, and ambulatory care settings as feasible.
  • Assists the healthcare team to achieve mutually agreed upon healthcare goals by providing necessary support, education and encouragement.
  • Demonstrates advanced physical and psychosocial assessment skills and knowledge of family dynamics.
  • Provides direct care to patients in acute care, ambulatory care and home care settings.
  • Performs advanced practice skills under the supervision of the Medical Director.
  • Provides expert consultation for clinical issues promoting increased knowledge and skills for the consultee.
  • Participates in the education, clinical research and mentoring of healthcare providers.
  • Facilitates patient/family education in area of expertise.
  • Annually completes mandatory safety infection control, BLS, and ACLS/PALS.
  • Prescriptive privileges per licensure.

Basic Knowledge:

  • Masters of Science Degree, Graduate of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Specialty certification required.
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing
  • Certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

Experience:

  • Two years related experience as RN in acute care hospital setting and preferred 1-2 years experience as a nurse practitioner.


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