Location:Harrison Health Partners
Department:HHP Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine, 72651
Under the sponsorship of assigned Medical Director or physician, provides quality patient care at the Internal Medicine and Adult Primary Care clinic. Works collaboratively with physicians, other providers, and nursing staff by providing daily patient management. Provides education and instruction to other staff as required.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Master's in Nursing (MSN, MN) in area of specialty; national board certification as a nurse practitioner in area of specialty.
LICENSE / CERTIFICATION / REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in Washington State with prescriptive authority. BLS certification is required. DEA certificate. Current ACLS; PALS is required based on area of assignment.
CONTINUING EDUCATION & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
Continuing education and/or licensing requirements: Washington State ARNP. DEA Certificate. Continuing Education credits to maintain licensure. Maintain Harrison Medical Center non-physician practitioner privileging. Completion of HMH annual mandatory requirements
Population Specific continuing competency requirements:
Knowledge and expertise in providing care to assigned population
2-4 years ARNP or advanced practice experience in area of assignment in a health care setting
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:
Knowledge of federal and state regulations governing practice. Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork and problem-solving to achieve goals. Demonstrated skills in verbal communication and listening. Demonstrated skills in providing excellent service to customers. Demonstrated skills in managing the care of assigned patients
ENVIRONMENTAL / JOB CONDITIONS:
Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals or Substances and/or Infection: Risk of exposure to infectious diseases during all patient contact
Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens: Risk of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens during all patient contacts
Personal Protective Equipment Required: Gloves, gowns, masks
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provides quality patient care, according to hospital and industry standards, to assigned patients; demonstrates appropriate age-related competencies; provides patient education on all procedures according to age specific needs; facilitates patient's cooperation and alleviates anxiety; addresses patients' concerns. Complies with required documentation including: chart notes, dictation and billing of consults, fee sheets, co-signed signatures and scheduling of cases. Responsible for data collection for a variety of databases maintained by Harrison Medical Center as assigned. Provides education to nursing staff through bedside training, formal didactic classes and continuing education offerings. Participates in clinical research activities as appropriate. Communicates pertinent information to physicians, Infection Control, and other hospital personnel as required to maintain safe patient care practices. Maintains a courteous and professional manner towards patients, staff and family members. Actively participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings as needed. Demonstrates collegial working relationships with various community providers. Participates in professional organizations to maintain relevance in area of expertise. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have regular, reliable, predictable attendance in performance of essential job functions.
During an emergency, disaster, or catastrophic event, which places life or property in jeopardy, employee may be assigned to any disaster service activity that promotes the protection of public health and safety. Assignment might require serving at a location, at times and/or under conditions that significantly differ from employee's normal work assignments. As an employee of Harrison Medical Center, employee may be directed to perform a role other than their regular job, by a superior or by law.