Nurse Practitioner -- Palliative Care/Cardiology Supportive Care- AGH

Job ID: J123471
Company: Allegheny Clinic
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Nov 27, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides assessment and treatment of patients in collaboration with the physician in their specialty area.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates with members of the healthcare team to coordinate, implement and evaluate patient care (25%).
  • Evaluates medical health and developmental history of the patient by performing basic physical assessment using observation, inspection, auscultation, palpation, and percussion (25%).
  • Discriminates between normal, normal variation, and abnormal deviations by specific screening tests and refers patient with abnormal finding to appropriate members of the primary healthcare team (25%).
  • Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances, administers medication and injections, sutures wounds and provides wound care. (15%)
  • Educates patients and family members regarding health and preventive medicine, medications prescribed, treatment instructions and recommends community resources as appropriate. (10%)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor's degree and approved Master's or post masters nurse practitioner program.
  • Current RN and CRNP licensure.

Preferred

  • Prior experience in area of specialty.

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.

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