The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for the assessment of patients in the designated service. The NP performs physical examinations, confers with patients in person and by phone/electronically, collaborates with others in the department to assure smooth flow of patient care consistent with established quality indicators and participates in the overall coordination of patient care.
• Practices under the standard procedure established for the NP role in accordance with requirement set forth by the Nevada Board of Registered Nursing.
• Conducts age appropriate assessments of patients, including history taking and physical examination consistent with department protocol.
• Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status, patient/family education, family involvement, and patient advocacy.
• Consults with supervising physician or other clinicians as dictated by patient need and assessment findings.
• Participates with physicians and other clinicians in the department to assure effective patient care consistent with quality indicators for patients cared for in the designated service.
• Reviews medical record for follow up or ordering of diagnostic studies under established protocols.
• Establishes and maintains communication with other health care providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness and to promote consistency and continuity of care.
• Establishes effective working relationships with members of the health care team, patients, and families.
• Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties/activities of health care team members.
• Evaluates effectiveness of care given by team members.
• Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified by the institution.
• Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
• Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit and department personnel.
• Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning.
• Participates in unit and department Performance Improvement activities.
• Participates in nursing research activities as requested.
• Identifies and solves problems effectively.
• Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and all members of the health care team.
• Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities to document, track and convey information.
• If practicing in a specialty role, fulfills the expectations established for the particular role.
• Perform other related duties as necessary.
• Minimum of six (6) months of experience as a nurse practitioner.
• One (1) year (within the past 3 years) experience as a NP providing care for women in family planning, perinatal care, menopause management.
• Master's degree in nursing
• Completion of master's program in Adult NP, Family Practice NP or Women's Health NP required..
• Must have a NPI
• Current DEA if required for specialty.
- Full Time
- Part Time
- Per Diem