NURSE PRACTITIONER Nursing Hours: 0700-1600 Days - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-79 - 40198A
Job Summary In collaboration with a physician, diagnoses and treats certain acute or chronic health conditions in specific populations. # Job Responsibilities Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview, and examination. Orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic studies. May be required to perform preventative health assessments, screenings, immunizations, and care. Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources. Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options, and community resources. Provides care in the context of promoting age and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision- making, and the right to self-determination. Provides accurate and timely documentation of assessment and patient care plan. May coordinate the registration functions including collecting and entering demographic, insurance, employer information, and co-payments. Qualifications Master#s degree or higher in Nursing required upon hire No experience required RN - Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire AND APRN - Licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Kentucky required upon hire AND APRN - National certification from American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) required upon hire OR APRN - National certification from American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACCN) required upon hire OR APRN - National certification from National Certification for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing Specialties (NCCCOGN) required upon hire OR APRN - National certification from Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) required upon hire OR APRN - National certification from American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) required upon hire Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Occasionally Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Occasionally Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Rarely Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.