Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner, Cardiovascular Specialists of Lawrence

Advanced Practice Provider Lawrence, Kansas


Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Nurse Practitioner (APRN) provides direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization, while complying with laws and regulations in maintaining patient information.  This position leads the coordination of care for patients by applying effective decision making skills based on patient/family healthcare needs and priorities.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop patient/family-centered relationships and assist with decision-making based on assessment of patient medical histories, symptoms, examinations, diagnosis, conditions and patient/family preference.

Communicate and collaborate concisely and continuously among clinical team, including physicians, both verbally and in documentation focusing on patients identified problems and needs by implementing and monitoring patient care plans, as well as recording and communicating patient conditions as appropriate, to optimize their health outcomes.

Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

Competently applies collaborative teamwork and leadership as a member of an inter-professional team to coordinate patient centered care for quality patient and unit outcomes of care processes by:

Utilizing information, resources and technology

Provide Patient Centered Care Nursing processes including Patient/Family, Evidence Based Practices (EBP), safety and process improvement

Exemplifies professionalism: applies lifelong learning; contributes to the science of nursing; participates in governance; shares knowledge to expand the scale and scope of best practices with others; builds the ethical, moral and regulatory base for best practices and processes of patient and unit care.

Performs care according to the population served on the unit as referenced in the Administrative, Scope of Services Policy.

Performs other duties in line with current basic nurse practitioner scope.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

 Required: 

Master’s degree in Nursing

Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license to practice in Kansas

Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

2+ years of APP experience 

            

 Preferred: 

 Cardiology experience