Critical Care Nurse Practitioner - Trauma - Forbes

Job ID: J120801
Company: Allegheny Clinic
Location: Monroeville, PA, United States
Facility: Forbes Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jan 14, 2019

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Identifies and manages medical problems for patients within the CRNP scope of practice and critical care
setting.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides appropriate patient care to include recording patient medical history and physical assessment, developing therapeutic care plan, ordering diagnostic tests, interpreting test results, discharge planning and providing accurate medical record documentation for patients in a critical care setting. (45%)
  • Communicates with attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision making of any issues that are outside the CRNP's knowledge base or scope of practice. (20%)
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on age, culture and willingness to learn. (20%)
  • Communicates and coordinates patient care with patient, family, community health services and
  • interdisciplinary team. (10%)
  • Demonstrates professional commitment through voluntary attendance at continuing education programs, independent reading, and other professional activities. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Master's degree in Nursing and graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program with specialization in area of practice; or four to ten years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • State licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN), Nurse Practitioner (NP) and/or other designation as required by law.
  • Prescriptive authority may be required.
  • ACLS certification.
  • CPR certification.
     

Preferred

  • Experience in Emergency or critical care setting.

Compliance Requirement: As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Summary

Identifies and manages medical problems for patients within the CRNP scope of practice and critical care setting.

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