Critical Care Nurse Practitioner - ICU/Pulmonary - Jefferson

Job ID: J125796
Location: Jefferson Hills, PA, United States
Facility: Jefferson Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jun 18, 2018

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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.

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