Kettering Health Network

Advanced Practice Provider - APRN or PA - Southwest Cardiology

1 week ago
Job ID
2017-8747
Job Category
Advanced Practice Provider
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
First Shift
# of Openings
1

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.

 

The APP is a provider of direct health care services who synthesizes and utilizes evidence based practice, research and current clinical knowledge. Working in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team. The APP demonstrates an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, clinical and technical competence, sound clinical judgment, professionalism as it relates to interpersonal and general communication skills, timely and complete documentation and take responsibility for ongoing professional development and competency validation. The APP role in partnership with supervising/collaborating physician(s) s includes history taking, clinical assessment, and physical examination, and order entry, interpretation of diagnostic studies, clinical diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of care for the given population. Demonstrates assessment skills, diagnosis with critical thinking and implementation of a plan of care. Professional Role- skill includes clinical reasoning and builds collaborative intra and interprofessional relationships to provide optimal care to patients with complex acute, critical and chronic illness. Skill of advocating on the behalf of the patient population and the profession through active participation in the health policy process.

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

1-3 years of experience required.  ACLS certified. Experience in the management of patients in critical care units. Experience and expertise in arrhythmia and heart failure management as well as interventional skills.

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