Tower Health

  • Nurse Practitioner

    Job Locations US-PA-POTTSTOWN
    Requisition ID
    2018-17482
    Hospital
    POTTSTOWN CLINIC COMPANY, LLC
    Shift
    Day shift - with rotation if needed
    Department
    6743, Clinic #14 Physician C
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Advanced Practitioner
    # of Openings
    1
  • Responsibilities

    The Nurse Practitioner is a licensed independent practitioner who is responsible for managing health problems and coordinating health care for the hospital and/or office patient in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care (assessment of health status, diagnosis, development of plan of care and treatment, implementation of treatment plan, and evaluation of patient status) . Perioperative preparation and postoperative clinical management is conducted in collaboration with other health care team members.

     

    Essential responsibilities

    • Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill perioperative patients.
    • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age-specific needs.
    • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
    • Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role.
    • Assists with the provision of surgical care in accordance with facility, state, and federal regulations.
    • Monitors the effectiveness of interventions.
    • Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients.
    • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.
    • Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.

     

    Qualifications

    Education:

    Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing

    Master of Science in  nursing

    Experience:

    Minimum of 5 years OR clinical postoperative experience. 2 years’ experience in the Nurse Practitioner role preferred

     

    Licenses/Certifications:

    Current Pennsylvania CRNP license

    Current RN license in the Commonwealth of PA

    Current Health care provider CPR certification required

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