Provides independent and advanced professional nursing care through assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation.
1.Function independently to perform physical assessments of patients discriminating between normal and abnormal findings using sound judgment and critical problem solving skills. Obtains pertinent medical history. Performs appropriate physical exam. Obtains and reviews relevant laboratory or radiologic studies. Identifies and assesses significant co-morbidities. Develops appropriate treatment plans. Initiates appropriate actions to preserve patient life, foster recovery, and enhance wellness.
2.Provides efficient and compassionate care for both the patient and their family utilizing multi-disciplinary approach through communication, continuity, coordination and evaluation. Provides relevant education and counseling to patients and families to support care plan, treatment, and discharge.
3.Collaborates with other healthcare team members, leadership, and medical staff to provide safe patient care. Communicates pertinent findings and information to physician and team.
4.Assists collaborating physicians with management of patients in the hospital consistent with care site policies, regulations, and approved Scope of Practice.
5.Responsible for compliance of regulatory standards and practice metrics. Documents in accordance with regulatory and care site guidelines.
6.Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
7.Performs other duties as assigned.
Required: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing is required. Completion of a postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Program accredited by the NLN or ANCC-CCNE is required.
Required: Current Registered Nurse license in state of practice is required. Current certification in state of practice as Nurse Practitioner is required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is required.
Internal Number: 20004586
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.