St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you're looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we're proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission's National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 113363
Clinic/Department: 1021 IMN PHYSICIANS
Hospital: ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS
Assumes responsibility and accountability for comprehensive care, support and education to patients and their families thought all aspects of their care.
Graduate from accredited School of Nursing or Physician Assistant Graduate
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
2 years' specialty experience
Mid-level provider with current certification/licensure in the state of Colorado
BLS (Basic Life support from the American Heart Association)
ACLS (Advanced cardiac Life support from American Heart Association)
POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDE % OF TIME)
PATIENT CARE - 40%
Performs clinical examinations as necessary for patients.
Interprets and evaluates test results.
Participates in development, implementation, evaluation and outcome monitoring of clinical care provision
Makes referrals to specialists as indicated by patient situation.
Assesses patient's physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs.
Facilitation of patients' disposition regarding admission, discharge, scheduling.
EDUCATION - 20%
Functions as the resource person for individuals with questions regarding their diagnosis or treatment and coordinates the multidisciplinary plan of care through care rounds.
Identifies/provides education to patient/families (individuals/groups) about current and potential health problems, the treatment plan, self-care, and prevention to achieve independence and maximum wellness.
Develops/implements, evaluates appropriate materials to facilitate the education of patients/families.
Provides formal education on transplantation to staff at least biannually in varying formats.
Serves as consultant and resource for the specialty serving as a resource for community health care providers.
Serves as consultant for inpatient staff and supporting departments.
DOCUMENTATION – 15%
Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.
Documents ongoing status, interventions, communications, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner.
Utilizes transplant specific patient database for compilation of patient records and documentation.
LEADERSHIP – 10%
Anticipates needs of provider, staff, patient and family.
Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective delivery of patient care.
Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, workload and staffing through priority setting, use of sound critical thinking, and flexibility.
Professional role model for all staff demonstrating ethical/legal/professional judgment.
Maintains high skill level and professional growth through ongoing education, meeting attendance.
Actively participates in professional organization.
Maintains certification as PA/NP.
* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
COMPETENCIES AND ANNUAL REQUIREMENTS, AS REQUIRED FOR THE JOB:
ANNUAL SKILLS COMPETENCIES
ANNUAL TB TEST
ANNUAL COMPLIANCE/INTEGRITY TRAINING
__ Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)
__ Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)
__ Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.
__ Heavy Work - exert/lift up to 100 lbs. force occasionally, and/or 50 lbs. frequently, and/or 20 lbs. constantly
__ Very Heavy Work - exert/lift over 100 lbs. force occasionally, and/or over 50 lbs. frequently, and/or over 20 lbs. constantly.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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