Kettering Health Network

Advanced Practice Provider - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - ICU - Kettering Medical Center

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-8607
Job Category
Advanced Practice Provider
Job Type
Resource (PRN)
Shift
Varied Shifts
# of Openings
3

Overview

Do you want to work with a team of highly engaged healthcare providers where you can make a direct impact on patient care for our community? If so, this position is for you!

 

Kettering Physician Network employs more than 400 providers, including physicians and advanced practice providers, throughout the Greater-Dayton and Cincinnati areas. Offering an extensive range of specialties and expertise, our physicians provide comprehensive care at more than 120 locations.

 

An Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a provider of direct health care services who synthesizes and utilizes evidence based practice, research, and current clinical knowledge. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary health care team. At Kettering Physician Network it is important that the APRN demonstrates an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge including:

  • Clinical and technical competence
  • Sound clinical judgment
  • Professionalism as it relates to interpersonal and general communication skills
  • Timely and complete documentation
  • Responsibility for ongoing professional development and competency validation

The APRN role in partnership with supervising/collaborating physician team includes task such as:

  • Documentation of medical history
  • Clinical assessment
  • Physical examination
  • Order entry
  • Interpretation of diagnostic studies
  • Clinical diagnosis
  • Treatments
  • Evaluation of care for the given population   

This position is a 12 hour evening shift position schedule on a resource basis or as needed basis. This role focuses care on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). 

 

 

Responsibilities & Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters Degree required - National Board Certification for Nurse Practitioners. Prescriptive privileges certification obtained or in process (must be completed within specified time frame).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Patient, courteous, and tactful 
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with staff, physician(s) and the public
  • Must have awareness of patient confidentiality and be able to follow directions well from physician(s) and work autonomously with little direction
  • Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations and critical analysis skills
  • Demonstrates ability to function under stress; ability to multi-task 
  • Maintains competencies and skills of specialty area of practice

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