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Ortho Spine Nurse Practitioner
The Medical Center of Aurora
We are seeking a Ortho Spine Nurse Practitioner for our center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora has received seven consecutive ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2016 - Spring 2019), was Colorado’s only hospital to receive the Leapfrog Top General Hospital designation two years in a row (2016, 2017), was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018, 2018-2019), and was named to Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.
This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. The Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner (NP) exemplifies professional nursing practice through expert education, consultation, research, practice, and management/leadership activities. The NP is a leading nurse expert in their field of work. In a collaborative manner, the NP will follow the patient through the continuum in the inpatient setting that includes daily rounding and ensuring adherence to quality measures. He/She will assist in collection of data that will assist in process improvement.
1.Obtain and document complete medical history and physical examination of patients. 2.Interpret and integrate data to determine and order appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures or specialty referrals. 3.Manage medical and surgical needs of patients in accordance with scope of practice and established credentialing agreements. 4.Reconcile patient medication and allergies. Assess patient’s understanding and address any barriers to medication and therapeutic compliance. 5.Administer medications and injections according to established practice protocols and perform other clinical functions as needed. 6.Provide patient education. Interview and advise patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs. Educate patient and family regarding medications and treatment options and corresponding instructions. 7.Maintain and review patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Post tests and examination results according to practice policy. Documents in a timely fashion. 8.Triage patient telephone calls and provide consultation. Provide monitoring and continuity of care between provider visits. 9.Assist management in onboarding nursing staff and provide competency checks as directed. 10.Maintain active medical staff privileges at all facilities where Nurse Practitioner provides medical care to patients. 11.Participate in all appropriate practice procedures to include medical team rounding and huddles. Collaborate with nursing, allied health and other non-clinical healthcare professionals to ensure continuity and quality patient care. 12.Assist with and facilitate discharge planning. 13.Comply with outpatient and inpatient quality program guidelines such as PCMH (Patient Centered Medical Home), PQRS Physician Quality Reporting System, Core Measures, Risk Reductions, etc. as required by work setting. 14.Participate in after-hours call as required by work setting. 15.Maintain complete and accurate medical records in a timely manner. 16.Complete patient charge and billing in a timely manner as required by work setting. 17.Promote patient satisfaction in all clinical settings. 18.Renew all required licenses and complete required educational courses timely. 19.Attend required meetings and participate in committees as requested. 20.Maintain patient confidentiality. 21.Maintain professional level of conduct regarding attitude and communication with staff and patients. 22.Perform other duties as required. 23.Understand and adhere to prescribing and scope of practice regulations as required by state. 24.Read, understand and adhere to all HCA Physician Services Policies and Procedures. 25.Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct and Mission and Values Statements.
The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!
Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse, or current active multistate Registered Nurse license.
Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
Board Certification by the State of Colorado as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) with prescriptive authority required.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Master’s degree in nursing as an NP required.
Minimum 5 years clinical nursing experience in clinical services; some critical care experience preferred, one year of experience in NP or related role preferred.
Demonstrates good organizational skills, exhibits the ability to plan and provide for delivery of programming and education to nursing and non-nursing personnel.
Demonstrates ability to develop excellent physician relations.
Demonstrates knowledge and competence in working with interdisciplinary teams to enhance the care of patients.
Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of adult learning principles, nursing theory, nursing standards and practice and educational design and delivery.
Proficiency in computer skills and presentation skills highly recommended.
Strong critical thinking skills a must.
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