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Nurse Practitioner (Trauma)

Robbinsdale, MN

About this position

The Certified Nurse Practitioner, in collaboration and consultation with physicians, staff RN's and other health care professionals, provides holistic care to customers and families. Practices within the context of collaboration with a physician(s) in diagnosing, managing, and preventing acute and chronic illness and disease, and promoting wellness. Nurse Practitioners have an advanced nursing practice that includes independent nursing functions based on nursing standards of care and a role in medical management working within a collaborative agreement with a physician(s). Customer populations include individuals throughout the lifecycle, such as the care of neonates, infants, children, young adults, adults and geriatric, and is dependent on the nurse practitioner's area of specialization and the collaborating physicians' practice. The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership by serving as clinical expert, educator and liaison between the customer and the medical, nursing and interdisciplinary staff with the goal of providing remarkable care.

This is a mix of 10-12-8 hour shifts. Mostly 10 hour shifts. Weekends average every third weekend.

What we’ll expect from you

• Assembles a complete medical database, including health history, history of chief complaint, physical examination upon customer admission for selected customers, and documents the findings in the customer record.
• Assesses selected customers using physically and technologically derived data, including the evaluation of diagnostic test results, and documents assessments in the customer record. Recognizes normal and abnormal findings.
• In consultation with physician collaborators, establishes a medical diagnosis, plans medical therapeutics and interventions, and makes referrals to other disciplines based on the medical database.
• Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapeutics, and therapies within the collaborative agreement established with a physician(s) collaborator and based on established competencies.
• Evaluates and analyzes customers' responses to disease processes and therapeutic interventions, and determines the effectiveness of care and the need to alter the plan of care.
• Communicates effectively with customers' families and other key customer groups.
• Presents selected customer assessments, diagnoses and plans of care during medical team conferences and/or rounds.
• Collaborates with members of the health care team to implement and evaluate holistic customer care delivery.
• Serves as a resource to members of the health care team to facilitate customer delivery by using an indepth pathophysiologic and psychosocial knowledge base.
• Provides customer care by effectively using resources and participating in efforts to minimize costs and prevent unnecessary duplication.
• Documents customer care and communicates with other care givers, including utilizing the electronic health record.
• Provides the necessary information for billing for services provided by the NP and being compliant with the documentation necessary for that service billed.
• Provides leadership and actively participates in the assessment, development and implementation and evaluation of quality improvement programs.
• Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
• The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list. • Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.
• Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements

Education

• Master's or higher degree in Nursing required.
• Certification prior to the Masters' degree requirement and current practice as a Nurse Practitioner in their area of specialization or documentation of current competency.   

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

• Two or more years experience in a Nurse Practitioner role preferred.
• One or more years experience in area of specialization preferred. • Ability to balance prioritize work in a rapidly changing environment.
• Works well independently in addition to being skilled in interdisciplinary collaboration.
• Demonstrates effective written and oral communication.      

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory

• Current licensure as RN in State of Minnesota
• Current registration as a nurse practitioner with the MN Board of Nursing,or pending certification of a nurse practitioner for up to six months after completion of a successful Nurse Practitioner educational program. Failure to pass the certification examination will result in immediate suspension of privileges. Privileges will be reinstated upon evidence of successful completion of the certification examination. Prescriptive authority is not permitted during the pending certification process.

• Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a national nurse certification organization acceptable to the MN Board of Nursing:
• American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
• American Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation (AACN)
• American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
• Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate
• Current prescription and collaborative practice agreement with at least one collaborating physician

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