Nurse Practitioner (NP) Las Palmas Medical Center

Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso - El Paso, TX (30+ days ago)2.4


Nurse Practitioner (NP) Las Palmas Medical Center(Job Number: 01515-18827)

Work Location: United States-Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Nursing - Professional

Description

All physicians, nurses and staff at Las Palmas Medical Center work to provide exceptional patient care. Our 327-bed hospital is a full service acute care facility.

Las Palmas Medical Center has special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women's Services, Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care, Oncology Services, and Wound Care Management.

Las Palmas Medical Center has a free-standing 40-bed, inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital, which treats patients with orthopedic conditions, strokes and other neurological diagnoses, multiple trauma, brain and spinal cord injury, arthritis and amputation.

Las Palmas Medical Center is the region’s only Kidney Transplant Center. In addition to our medical services, Las Palmas Medical Center provides the Las Palmas LifeCare Center wellness facility.

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides primary care to hospitalized patients acting as an assistant to physicians in the inpatient units following established standards and practices. As a Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner/ is involved in the education of patients, families, physicians, and staff

POSITION FUNCTION

Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allow for consultation, collaboration or referral.
Provides diagnosis, treatment, consultation and follow up under supervision of the physician.
Maintains legible, accurate and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnosis, procedures, treatment outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance), TJC (The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and state regulatory standards.
Assist with the identification of present on admission, (P.O.A.) conditions and ensure physician documentation.
Educates patients and /or families about preventive care, medical issues and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
Participates and provides education for the purpose of continuous quality improvement.
Promotes core measure compliance.
Provides ongoing oversight of appropriateness criteria for patient bed placement.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.

Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner.

Experience in acute care and management of acute care patients preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS

Current Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

Current certification in CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support required.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of five years experience in nurse practitioner role preferred.

Critical care experience preferred.

Effective leadership, teaching, research and communication skills required.

Ability to demonstrate complex clinical skills within the framework of the advanced practice nurse.

Advanced physical assessment and critical thinking skills required.

Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments required.

Ability to assess medical conditions and interpret findings required.

Ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary team required.

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