Nurse Practitioner- Family Medicine

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PeaceHealth
Published
January 29, 2014
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Description

Date: Jan 25, 2014

Location: Cottage Grove, OR, US

Req ID: 22361 

At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.

Department: Family Practice (4000)

JOB SUMMARY:  Within scope of practice and in alignment with both hospital staff bylaws and PHMGs physician supervision expectations, responsible for advanced level of nursing evaluation, clinical assessment, prescribing and monitoring medications and follow-up care for patient. Responsible for patient and family teaching.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

1.  Effectively identifies, evaluates, and addresses disease prevention and health promotion ssues of the population in the practice while administering quality patient care.

2.  Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.

3.  Gives directions to nursing and other staff.

4.  Prescribes medications and treatments and ongoing medication management.  Orders lab and diagnostic tests when appropriate and interprets test results.

5.  Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.

6.  Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records.  Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations according to established standards.

7.  Analyzes new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature, or “hands-on training” and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice.

8.  Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Must fulfill educational requirements to obtain ARNP license in State of Practice.

Experience/Training:  Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

License/Certification:

*  Licensed to practice in the state as a Nurse Practitioner required.

*  ANCC certification required. (ACNP; AANP, FNP or GNP)

*  Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

*  ACLS is preferred in some settings.

*  Have national prescriptive drug privileges with a DEA number.

*  Current Driver’s License and insurance required.

Other Skills:

*  Effective verbal and written communication skills

*  Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with patient, families, nursing staff, and other departments.

*  Personal responsibility for ongoing educational growth, and collaborating with others to provide solutions for continued patient quality.

LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES:  May include providing services in a walk-in clinic. This position would need a FNP certification to serve all ages.

At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. Caregivers of PeaceHealth embrace the spirit of these words and share our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, and are willing to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family

DISCLAIMER:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Location:  Cottage Grove, OR
Job Category:  NP, PA, CNM, CRNA
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Salary range starts at: $.00
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Nurse Practitioner - Oregon

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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Posting Notes: Cottage Grove, OR || NP, PA, CNM, CRNA || Full Time || FAMILY PRACTICE SVCS 

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