Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner- Emergency Department Float- South Market
Company: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner- Emergency Department
Float- South Market Job ID: R16277 Shift: 2nd Full/Part Time:
Full_timeLocation: 10400 75th St Kenosha, WI 53142Benefits
Eligible: Yes Hours Per Week: 36Schedule Details/Additional
Information: Central APC Float Emergency days, PMs weekend and
holiday rotations On staff at Kenosha, Mt. Pleasant, Burlington,
Lakeland 7 and 12 hour shifts at these sites currentlyProvides
complex care coordination and advanced care (i.e. complex
monitoring, therapies and high intensity medical and surgical
interventions) to patients with complex, acute, critical and
chronic health conditions in collaboration with or under the
clinical supervision of a physician. Responsible for the patient
evaluation, interpretation, diagnosis, and prescribing of
appropriate medical and therapeutic measures. Works autonomously as
well as in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of
physicians, nurses, therapists and social workers to diagnose and
manage patient care. 85% or more of this job's practice is based
within an inpatient hospital setting assigned to one or more
inpatient departments.Evaluates, diagnoses, treats, and manages
acute and critical patients within an inpatient hospital setting
for the majority of work shift.Acts as the primary patient and
physician contact. Works one-on-one with the physician to
facilitate access to the specialty team for the patient. Provides
for continuity of care by ensuring smooth transitions between care
settings and tracks patient along the care continuum including
post-discharge. Provides clinical direction to nursing staff
regarding the continued care of patients. Follows through with
nursing staff to ensure patient receives recommended care.
Prescribes, recommends and regulates pharmacologic and
non-pharmacologic therapies across multiple care settings,
including controlled medications that are warranted by patient's
diagnosis or changing medical condition. Provides complex care
coordination, which includes managing a variety of ancillary
services, pre-operative plans, discharge planning, and provider
referrals. Orders, performs, and interprets procedures and
diagnostic tests or studies, in the field of clinical specialty
trained and determined competent by a physician, to manage simple
conditions such as those produced by infection or trauma, as well
as to assist in the management of more complex illness and injury.
Examples could include: injections, immunizations, suturing, wound
care, bone marrow aspirations, biopsies and harvesting, spinal
taps, thoracentesis, and paracentesis. Counsels, instructs and
educates patients on physical and mental health including: diet,
preventive health measures, health behaviors, self-care skills,
disease, treatment options, and normal growth and development.
Interprets and evaluates patient data as authorized by a physician
for the purpose of determining management and treatment of
patients. Consults with physician as appropriate. Adjusts patient
care plan by reviewing and monitoring treatments and therapy plans.
Prepares, dictates and signs patient care plans and summaries of
patient care. Maintains records according to established standards
and guidelines.Scheduled Hours Central APC Float Emergency days,
PMs weekend and holiday rotations.7 and 12 hour shifts at these
sites currently Licenses & Certifications Physician Assistant
license issued by the state in which the caregiver practices.
Physician Assistant (PA-C) certification issued by the National
Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the caregiver
practices, and Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber license issued by
the state of Wisconsin, and Nurse Practitioner (ANCC) certification
issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or Nurse
Practitioner (AANP) certification issued by the American Academy of
Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and Drug Enforcement Administration
(DEA) registration issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration
(DEA) Registration, and Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare
Providerscertification issued by the American Heart Association
(AHA). May obtain within 6 months based on department discretion.
Degrees Bachelor's Degree in Physician Assistant. Master's Degree
in Nursing. Required Functional Experience Preferred experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Demonstrated high level of clinical
proficiency, and excellent decision-making skills. Demonstrated
ability to work independently and as an effective member of a
health care team. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to effectively collaborate with and establish/build
relationships with others. Proven organizational skills and ability
to prioritize effectively.
Keywords: Advocate Christ Medical Center, Kenosha , Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner- Emergency Department Float- South Market, Healthcare , Kenosha, Wisconsin
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