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AdventHealth Nurse Practitioner Endocrinology Clinic in Shawnee, Kansas

Description

Nurse Practitioner Endocrinology Clinic AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address:

Endocrinology Clinic

Gateway Medical Office Building

7450 Kessler, Merriam, KS 66204

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Monday – Friday

8:00AM – 5:00PM

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Ensures that the patient’s plan of care includes all CMS, JCAHO, GWTG, Action Registry and all of the quality/outcome data base indicators and accurate and complete documentation is reflected in each patient’s medical record.

  • Seeks appropriate resources to clarify information concerning the nursing/medical care regime as needed. Coordinates care by collaborating with physicians and others to obtain appropriate services, including multidisciplinary team meetings.

  • Provides an accurate, thorough and timely report of patient’s condition to physicians and multidisciplinary team members. Works collaboratively with Utilization Review and Social Services regarding patient’s LOS and discharge planning.

  • Initiates the multidisciplinary teaching plan which provides information to patient/ family/ significant other in the areas of (as appropriate): the safe and effective use of medications, nutrition/modified diets, potential food/drug interactions, safe and effective use of equipment, rehabilitative techniques, access to community resources and when and how to obtain further treatment.

  • Initiates the multidisciplinary teaching plan which provides patient/family/significant other skills to address, as appropriate; the safe and effective use of medications, nutrition/modified diets, potential food/drug interactions, safe and effective use of equipment, rehabilitative techniques, access to community resources and when and how to obtain further treatment.

  • Communicates the plan of care across the continuum by thoroughly completing appropriate transfer forms and discharge summary forms.

  • Selects therapeutic interventions which are appropriate to the patient’s needs and desired outcomes.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience

  • Kansas Nurse Practitioner License (APRN/NP)

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

  • ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association – required for Cardiology NP

Job Summary:

The Nurse Practitioner (APRN/NP) is a professional nurse licensed in Kansas to function in an expanded role to provide primary health care to individuals, families or groups. Nurse Practitioners function in a collegial relationship with physicians and other health professionals in the delivery of primary health care services. They are able to make independent decisions with physicians in carrying out health regimens for families and clients. The Nurse Practitioner demonstrates AIDET, is proficient in CPOE and is a resource to the physicians, nurses and other disciplines. In collaboration with the physician, the Nurse Practitioner is able to perform a comprehensive History and Physical, develop and implement a plan of care, order and interpret results of laboratory and diagnostic tests, coordinate and initiate consults, review and adjust medications and dosages, provide patient education and comprehensive discharge planning. The Nurse Practitioner consults and collaborates with other physicians and disciplines to ensure smooth and timely throughput, including coordination of discharges and transfers. The Nurse Practitioner documents and meets criteria for evidence based and quality outcomes. The Nurse Practitioner may work with utilization review, multidisciplinary teams and floor managers to achieve prompt and proper admission and placement, optimize length of stay, and provides superior quality service.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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.

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