Urgent Care Opportunity
What the Opportunity Looks Like
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing direct patient care to assigned patients within an new, modern, urgent care setting. This is a professional level position working under limited direction, yet in coordination with an AP lead. Typical work scenarios require specialized knowledge, critical thinking, good judgment based upon the principles of biological, physiological, behavioral, and sociological sciences skills, as well as strong customer service skills. Internal contacts include medical staff and management throughout the clinic and health system. External contacts include patients, physicians, outside medical staff, and community resource services. This is a full time position (6 shifts per two week pay period) with hours of 8a-8p/365 days per year.
- Performs admission history and physical assessments and routine admit orders.
- Responds to patient and family needs in a timely matter.
- Completes clinical resume with discharge orders when indicated.
- Plans and writes routine orders.
- Evaluates lab values and makes the necessary adjustments in patients care.
- Educates patients and families of plan of care.
- Collaborates effectively with the medical and nursing director, physicians, clinic staff,
- Nurse Practitioner degree from an approved school of nursing.
- Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner by the ND Board of Nursing.
- Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
- Working knowledge of clinical skills in delivery of patient care.
- Good communication skills are necessary because of the constant communication, both oral and written, with patients, families, visitors, and medical center staff.
- Maturity and ability to establish good rapport with physicians, patients, public and staff. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
- Accountable for own conduct and promotes and supports positive working relationships among staff, between other disciplines, departments, families, visitors, and patients.
- BLS (Basic Life Support) Certified or within six (6) months of hire.
- Treats others with respect: listening and considering their input.
- Exhibits effective, timely and tactful communication skills.
- Maintains ethical guidelines and standards in conjunction with nursing and medical boards.
- Easily develops rapport with patients, family, and staff members.
- Demonstrates good working relationships with other units, services and staff.
- Seeks win/win solutions to problems.
- Participates in continuing education, maintains Licensure through Board of Nursing and Board of Medical Examiners, and attends seminars/conferences/meetings to maintain clinical skills and increase knowledge of clinical and professional issues.
- Attains CE and/or contact hours every two years.
- Maintains DEA# by meeting Board of Nursing requirements for prescriptive privileges.
- Actively teaches and communicates to staff by sharing articles, email, physician lectures, etc.
- Actively participates in staff meetings, in-services, and research or gives educational presentation to staff.
- Active participation in team building and process improvement.
- Active professional membership.
- Other duties as assigned by management.
- One (1) year of experience in Family Practice, a Walk-In Clinic, or Emergency Medicine.
What You Will Receive
A competitive base salary, a retention or relocation bonus, a productivity bonus, a value incentive, a comprehensive benefits package, Licensure, DEA, and CME.
We are part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2018, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of $29.2 billion and provided $4.2 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs. Learn more at www.commonspirit.org
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