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Nurse Practitioner, (NP) Las Palmas Medical Center

Company: HCA.
Location: El Paso
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

FACILITY SUMMARY: Our 327-bed hospital is a full-service acute care facility with a qualified team of physicians, nurses and staff who provide exceptional patient care. Our LifeCare Center offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, as well as our fully equipped fitness and wellness center in one convenient location Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive healthcare and provides leading-edge technologies. POSITION SUMMARY: Accountable for rounding, preparing assessment documents for any and all Physician's use to perform histories and physicals, skills, procedures, lab interpretation, order sets, and critical thinking required, in caring for ill patients, in collaboration with the supervising physician for the unit. Participates in the development of guidelines for nurse practitioners, and serves as a resource for staff members, patients, and family. Assist in continuously improving quality of care, processes and services. Works directly with physicians and staff in improving the clinical skills of nurses and raising the standard of care delivered to patients.
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: acute medical/ surgical care of diseases and conditions including but not limited to: cardiovascular (cardiac medical only) pulmonary, neuron, GI, GU, GYN, skeletal/muscular, renal, ortho conditions and diseases including but not limited to: AMI, CAD, PVD, DM, COPD, CHF, shock, renal failure, metabolic disorders, etc.

  • Performs focused or comprehensive initialassessments and provide assessment documents that the treating physician mayuse as references to perform histories and physicals in order to guidedevelopment of the medical plan of care in collaboration for all unit patientsper admitting physician request
  • NP services are to be open and available for allPhysicians to utilize.
  • Performs designated diagnostic and clinicalprocedures as defined in an agreed upon pediatric protocol in Wound unit;
  • Documents concisely and accurately in themedical record.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement andparticipates in research, development, education, communication, andimplementation of system changes.
  • Monitors and evaluates the quality and appropriatenessof care and practices through collaboration within the multi-disciplinary teamby conducting daily assessment rounds, in addition to physician's rounds.
  • Promotes teamwork and serves a role model,consultant, delegates, educator, and resource for members of the health careteam and families.
  • Evaluates and applies knowledge of age-relatedand socioeconomic factors in the assessment, care treatment, and educationpatients and their families.
  • Assists with quality data.
  • Collaborates with physicians in order to insureefficiency in patient care.
  • Promotes customer service.
  • After the Supervising physician has provided theinitial order for use of the protocol which has been approved by the medicalstaff, NP will prescribe or administer medications, treatments or proceduresper physician request and under the supervision of appointed physician.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications EDUCATION REQUIREDAND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
    • Graduation from an accredited school of nursingrequired
    • Successful completion of an accredited NursePractitioner degree plan.
    • Experience in acute care and management of acutecare patients preferred. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)
      • Current Advanced Nurse Practitioner licensurerequired.
      • Current certification in BLS required.
      • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support required.

Keywords: HCA., El Paso , Nurse Practitioner, (NP) Las Palmas Medical Center, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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