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Position Details

Pulmo Acute Care NP

Last Updated:
March 13, 2019
Employment Type:
Full-Time
Location(s):
Redlands Community Hospital
Description:

 I     JOB SUMMARY

The Nurse Practitioner functions under the general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Process Protocol approved by the BMG Board and the Hospital Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (IDPC).  The Nurse Practitioner provides routine care and management of clinic and hospitalized patients using standardized procedures in collaboration with the supervising physician. 

 

II    SUPERVISION

Supervision is provided by attending intensivists in the hospital and pulmonologist in the clinic.  Standardized procedures approved by the supervising physicians and the IDPC are a mandatory mechanism of supervision.  Other mechanisms of supervision used may be:

Direct on-site or phone supervision by a supervising physician.

Review and co-signature of written medical records within 14 days

Chart screens on random charts by the supervising physician or designee.

The Nurse Practitioner will receive an annual formal performance evaluation by the supervising physician or delegate with input from the supervising physicians.

 

III   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Evaluates and treats patients with acute and chronic illnesses related to pulmonary, sleep, and critical care according to written standardized procedures (appendix A).

Obtains complete histories and performs pertinent physical exams with assessment of normal and abnormal findings on new patients according to written standardized procedures (appendix A).

Performs or requests and evaluates diagnostic studies as indicated upon evaluation of the patient according to written standardized procedures (appendix A)

Orders and furnishes medications according to written standardized procedures and acquires counter-signature on prescriptions from the supervising physician for medications not included in the approved formulary (appendix B).

Performs designated procedures after demonstrated competency and according to written standardized procedures.

Initiates arrangements for hospital admissions and discharges and completes appropriate paperwork

Recognizes and considers age-specific needs of patients.

Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.

Recognizes situations which require the immediate attention of a physician and initiates life-saving procedures when necessary.

 Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a nationally accredited nursing organization is required.  (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners-AANP, American Nurses Credentialing Center-ANCC are preferred)

Qualifications:

Current RN licensure and current Nurse Practitioner Certification in the State of California is required.

Certification in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BCLS and ACLS) are required.

A furnishing number issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) is required.

Current DEA number from the United States Drug Enforcement for schedule II-V controlled substances is required.

Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a nationally accredited nursing organization is required.  (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners-AANP, American Nurses Credentialing Center-ANCC are preferred)Demonstrated ability to function both independently and in collaboration with other health care professionals.

Prefer minimum of UCC, Family Medicine, Pulmonary, or Cardio experience in acute or ambulatory care setting.