AlexandrialaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Alexandria jobs

Nurse Practitioner School Based

Company: Christus Health
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Job Description:

Description
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Nurse Practitioner has the responsibility and accountability for providing primary care to clinic patients as allowed under the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. Practice will remain within the scope delineated by education/training. The NP provides care and treatment, including routine care to adolescents and children, in accordance with health center policies and protocols. The NP is responsible for participating in development, execution of and periodic review of the written policies governing the services which the health center provides. The NP, in conjunction with the Medical Director, participates in the periodic review of the patient's health records under his/her care. The NP arranges for or refers patients to needed services that cannot be provided at the health center. The NP assures that adequate patient health records are maintained and transferred as required when patients are referred to other providers.

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)



CORE COMPETENCIES



Action Oriented -- Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.

Collaborate -- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Customer Focus -- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Nimble Learning -- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Demonstrates Self-Awareness -- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Communicates Effectively -- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Decision Quality -- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.



MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. PROVIDES PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN THE SCHOOL SETTING

2. Elicit pertinent medical and psycho-social history including patient profile, chief complaint, and history of present illness, past medical history, social history and review of body systems.

3. Perform a physical examination as pertinent, modifying the examination for the nature of the complaint or problem, age/sex of patient and physical / mental condition of the student.

4. Order and /or perform laboratory, x-ray and diagnostic studies appropriate for complaint, age, race, sex and physical condition of student.

5. Document in the medical record according to policy and procedure.

6. Allow for privacy and modesty in the provision of care.

7. Complete medical evaluation forms including sports physicals and medical home physicals on qualifying students.

8. Differentiate between normal and abnormal (including variations of normal) information obtained from history, physical and screening examination of the adolescents and pediatric patients.

9. Develop preliminary interpretation of diagnostic test and other data results, (history, physical, laboratory, and x-ray studies) with impression as to severity, etiology and immediacy of patient's problem.

10. Establish diagnosis of common problems with physician/medical director consultation and guidance as appropriate.

11. Develop plan of care for students with follow up and referrals as needed.

12. Apply established therapeutic practices to patient's problem within the scope of practice demonstrating sound clinical judgement in decision-making.

13. Administer / prescribe medications as needed.

14. Initiate appropriate management for emergency situations until EMS is available.

15. PROVIDES FOR THE EDUCATION/TRAINING OF THE PATIENT/FAMILY

16. Develop a health management plan considering patient's problem, age, sex, race and condition and involve patient's family as appropriate.

17. Identifies and documents patient/family educational needs upon initial assessment.

18. Identifies barriers to learning.

19. Provides teaching based on identified needs. (cultural, ethnic factors, functional)

20. Evaluates the effectiveness of instruction provided.

21. Advocates on behalf of students concerning physical health issues between parent, physician, and community.

22. DEMONSTRATES KNOWLEDGE OF NP SPECIFIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AND THE ABILITY TO SAFELY AND COMPETENTLY PERFORM QUALITY PATIENT CARE.

23. Maintains continuing education as need for licensure.

24. Attends hospital-wide and school-based health in-services to maintain and increase knowledge of related issues.

25. Familiar with policies, manuals, and chain of communications.

26. Completed Unit Specific Annual Competency Checklist.

27. Obtains necessary training prior to initial procedure/equipment use.

28. Assures equipment is in operating order prior to use, adhering to operating guidelines and differentiates between patient complications and equipment malfunction.

29. PROVIDES SUPERVISION FOR RN IN CENTER

30. Conducts chart review of RNs maintaining scheduling and forms.

31. Conducts annual department competencies checklist with RN.

32. Orientates RN to new skills.

33. Provides care in the health center when RN is absent.

34. Available to RN by telephone for consultation when not on site.




Requirements
Requirements:
One-year recent experience preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills English required, bilingual (English/Spanish; English/French)preferred

Current Louisiana RN/NP License
Current BLS Card or obtained within 6 months of hire

Keywords: Christus Health, Alexandria , Nurse Practitioner School Based, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Mammographer Technician Travel
Description: Mammographer Technician Nationwide Travel Assignments / Jobs br br Tired of completing an application just to get informationClick the View or Apply button for HCEN's Free, Quick Short More Information (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: 06/25/2019

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST
Description: Medical Technologist Full Time Large multi-specialty clinic in Baton
Company: BATON ROUGE CLINIC
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 06/25/2019

RN, Registered Nurse - General Med/Surg
Description: Description br br The staff Medical Surgical Unit RN is a vital part of an interdisciplinary team assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting care in efforts to deliver the highest (more...)
Company: Christus Health
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: 06/25/2019


Equine Veterinarian
Description: If you are looking for THE PRACTICE where you will be recognized for your contributions and excellence in high quality care, then look no further --Our ideal candidate would have completed an internship (more...)
Company: Baronne Veterinary Clinic
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: 06/25/2019

RN - Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR)
Description: Registered Nurse RN - Consider an assignment with one of the nation's largest Catholic health systems.Their organization is built on a legacy of service and integrity, including an environment of respect (more...)
Company: Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: 06/25/2019

RN - Operating Room (OR) - Lafayette
Description: Registered Nurse RN - Consider an assignment with one of the nation's largest Catholic health systems.Their organization is built on a legacy of service and integrity, including an environment of respect (more...)
Company: Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Healthcare Position - Homebased
Description: Our growing health benefits company is seeking at home representatives. Must be self-motivated and driven. We provide you
Company: Health Benefits Company
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Prior Authorization Nurse I
Description: Prior Authorization Nurse I USA-Louisiana-Lafayette, USA-Louisiana-Baton Rouge Position Purpose: Promote the quality and cost effectiveness of medical care by applying clinical acumen and the appropriate (more...)
Company: Cenpatico
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Physician: Waterfront Electrophysiology offering 20k bonus 1
Description: Step into a well - established organization and group, with all you can ask for: solo EP practitioner, high salary base plus great RVU earning potential, low call, affordable waterfront community, high (more...)
Company: CompHealth
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Ultrasound Technician Travel Assignments
Description: Travel Ultrasound Technician Numerous Nationwide Travel Assignments / Jobs br br Tired of completing an application just to get informationClick the View or Apply button for HCEN's Free, Quick (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Louisiana jobs by following @recnetLA on Twitter!

Alexandria RSS job feeds