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Nurse Practitioner-Obstetrics and Gynecology(240515)

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Company: Kaiser Permanente

Location: Boulder, CO

Date Posted: July 18, 2014

Source: Kaiser Permanente

Description

Practices professional nursing by the performance of both independent nursing functions and delegated medical functions in accordance with accepted practice standards. Such functions include the initiation and performance of nursing care through health promotion, supportive or restorative care, disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease, ailment, pain, injury, deformity, and physical or mental condition using specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill involving the application of biological, physical, social, and behavioral science principles. CRS 12-38-103 (10).

Essential Functions:
• (Portions adopted from Colorado State Nurse Practice Act CRS 12-38-103).
• Evaluating health status through the collection & assessment of health data CRS 12-38-103 (10).
• Examines & treats patients, orders & interprets diagnostic tests & makes diagnosis.
• Collects subjective & objective data.
• Analyzes, reports, & records data. Uses data to identify health care problems & create plan.
• Prioritizes patient’s needs.
• Triages patients either in person or via telephone & implements proper course of action.
• Conducts telephone call backs to patients ...

Description

Practices professional nursing by the performance of both independent nursing functions and delegated medical functions in accordance with accepted practice standards. Such functions include the initiation and performance of nursing care through health promotion, supportive or restorative care, disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease, ailment, pain, injury, deformity, and physical or mental condition using specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill involving the application of biological, physical, social, and behavioral science principles. CRS 12-38-103 (10).

Essential Functions:
• (Portions adopted from Colorado State Nurse Practice Act CRS 12-38-103).
• Evaluating health status through the collection & assessment of health data CRS 12-38-103 (10).
• Examines & treats patients, orders & interprets diagnostic tests & makes diagnosis.
• Collects subjective & objective data.
• Analyzes, reports, & records data. Uses data to identify health care problems & create plan.
• Prioritizes patient’s needs.
• Triages patients either in person or via telephone & implements proper course of action.
• Conducts telephone call backs to patients requiring follow-up care.
• Evaluates emergency situations & initiates appropriate interventions.
• Practices w/in scope of practice perimeters as inferred by licensure, standard nursing practice, knowledge, skill level, sound clinical judgment, & KP guidelines.
• Accurately documents patient data, actions or interventions, responses, & plans for care/follow-up according to guidelines and/or standard nursing practice.
• Health teaching & health counseling to patients and/or their families.
• Executing delegated medical functions which deliver aspects of care that implement & are consistent w/ the medical plan as prescribed by a licensed or otherwise legally authorized physician or person acting under the physician’s delegated authority.
• Providing therapy & treatment that is supportive & restorative to life & wellbeing either directly to the patient or indirectly through consultation w/, delegation to (per Colorado State Board of Nursing rules & regulations for delegation), supervision of, or teaching others.
• APN specializing in surgery may provide preoperative & postoperative care. As first or second assistants during major surgery.
• Refers to medical or community agencies per Kaiser Permanente guidelines those patients who need further treatment, evaluation, or assistance.
• Review & monitor therapy & treatment patient plans.
• Initiate appropriate consultations and/or actions accordingly.
• Facilitates the coordination & integration of care between health care services; manages populations of patients to ensure appropriate utilization of health care resources.
• Leads health care team by influence & role modeling integrated effective nursing practice, exemplary service, innovation & providing outstanding support for physician practices.
• Patient advocate.
• Maintains clinical competence through attending staff development programs, is responsible for maintaining professional certification.
• Participates in planning for the delivery of clinical service.
• Participates in monitoring quality of care according to professional standards & established criteria.
• Carries out clinical & administrative procedures that may be promulgated by the Health Plan
• Participates in training of students.
• Makes members/patients & their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; develops & sustains productive member/patient relationships.
• Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs
• This job description is not all encompassing.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
• N/A.
Education
• Master's degree in nursing.
• Graduation from a NLN accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
• Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado. Listed on the Advanced Practice Registry and is in compliance with those requirements. Must be a graduate of a RN program that meets Colorado State Board of Nursing curriculum requirements.
• BLS required within 90 days of employment and and must be maintained as current.
• National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire.
• Prescriptive authority required or in progress. Must be obtained within 2 years of hire date if a newer graduate.
• DEA Registration (or actively working to obtain this registration if new graduate).
• Must obtain and maintain credentialing and/or privileges both internally and externally by the affiliated hospital. Ongoing credentialing required.
• For positions in Pediatrics or a position as family nurse practitioner in a pediatric setting, education and certification required for. Pediatric nurse practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner for a Pediatric setting,
• For positions requiring the administration of procedural sedation, ACLS certification and procedural sedation competency required within 90 days of hire.

Additional Requirements:
• N/A.

Preferred Qualifications:
• N/A.

Experience in OB and GYN care to include well-woman exams, contraceptive management, IUD insertion/removal, Nexplanon, Diaphragms, endometrial biopsy, first trimester ultrasound, routine obstetrical care. Position will be based at Baseline OB/GYN, but will float to other facilities/departments including Rock Creek and Westminster at least 50% of the time.

Primary Location
: Colorado-Boulder-Baseline Medical Offices 580 Mohawk Drive Scheduled Hours (1-40): 32 Shift: Day Working Days: Variable Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable

Schedule
: Part-time

Job Type
: Standard

Employee Status
: Regular Employee Group: UFCW - Local 7

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job
: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Public Department Name: Baseline OB/GYN

Travel
: Yes, 50 % of the Time Job Eligible for Benefits: Yes

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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