AdventHealth Littleton is seeking a NP to join our hospital-based orthopedic team. This individual will provide post-operative care and general medicine management as well as manage our adolescent orthopedic population.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:
Transmits/prescribes prescription orders pursuant to written protocols as authorized.
Performs initial and on-going assessments and discharge planning
Utilizes skills of observation, inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation using diagnostic instruments or laboratory procedures
Documents patient care findings within established standards utilizing CPOE
Coordinates care by collaborating with surgeons and others to obtain appropriate services
Provides an accurate, thorough and timely report of patient’s condition to surgeons and multidisciplinary team members.
Works collaboratively with Utilization Review and Care Management regarding patient’s LOS and discharge planning.
Initiates multidisciplinary teaching plans
Recognizes life-threatening situations and intervenes correctly with minimal supervision. May be a member of the Rapid Response team.
Reassesses patients regularly and revises interventions/plan of care as needed
Counsels individuals, families and groups about health and illness and promote health maintenance.
Makes positive contributions to and supports the development and execution of policies/procedures/ standards/protocols.
Recognizes, develops and implements professional and community education programs related to health care as required.
May serve on various hospital committees and teams and serves as an internal resource for CMS, TJC and appropriate quality process improvement initiatives.
Ensures that patient’s medical record has appropriate documentation to meet all quality and patient experience indicators.
Utilizes hospital pharmacy formulary
Works with interdisciplinary teams to reduce unnecessary readmissions to the hospital.
Actively participates in department Meetings for Orthopedics, quality improvement meetings, and staff education as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Nurse Practitioner training from an accredited school of nursing
One-year experience as an Acute Care Practitioner
One-year Orthopedic experience preferred
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current licensure to practice professional Nursing in state of Colorado or in a qualifying compact State
Registered as Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Certified in Basic Life Support
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Category: Physician Services
Organization: AdventHealth Littleton
Shift: 1 - Day
Req ID: 23041480
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.
Job Schedule: Full-time
Pay Range: $51.64 - $87.31
Location: Littleton, CO
Job ID: 23041480
Job Family: Physician Services
Shift: 1 - Day