AltaPointe Health Systems

  • Nurse Practitioner, PRN/Relief (CRNP)

    Job Locations US-AL-Mobile
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/25/2018 5:05 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-7360
    # of Openings
    1
    AltaPointe Site
    Accordia Health
    Category
    Nursing/Clinical
    Position Type
    As Needed
    Shift/Hours
    PRN after 4:30 and weekends, with on call rotation
  • Responsibilities

    Clinical Responsibilities, to include Hospital Rounds at EastPointe and BayPointe:

    1. Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill patients
    2. Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age-specific needs
    3. Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.  Provides appropriate medication management for consumer/patient 
    4. Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability
    5. Performs medical procedures according to privileges issued and in accordance with evidence-based practice 
    6. Monitors the effectiveness of interventions
    7. Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients
    8. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals
    9. Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools
    10. Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate, resolve the situation
    11. Effectively collaborates with the collaborating physician if indicated, referral physicians, treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
    12. Effectively demonstrates the application of primary care specific competencies
    13. Adheres to professional code of ethics
    14. Practices appropriate standards of care
    15. Written prescriptions adhere to recommended dose and other information as identified in the PDR
    16. Prescribes medications per the approved formulary for Certified Nurse Practitioner as approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and AltaPointe policy and procedures.
    17. Effectively manages caseload based patients’ needs  and meets AltaPointe productivity standards

    Qualifications

    Possesses current Alabama license to practice as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner with collaborative physician and prescriptive authority.  Board certification as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or a Family Nurse Practitioner.    

    • Knowledge of advance health assessment skills to differentiate between normal and abnormal changes in physiological, psychological, and sociological development and aging
    • Knowledge of growth and development as related to all intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of the patient’s development
    • Knowledge of the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders in the child/adolescent and adult populations
    • Knowledge of effects and treatment of physical/sexual/emotional abuse and neglect issues
    • Knowledge of the nature of addiction for referral purposes
    • Knowledge of behavior management, crisis intervention and interventions common to acute psychotic consumers, as well as, to non-violent crisis intervention practice
    • Knowledge of community resources as applied to child/adolescent and adult populations
    • Knowledge of cultural differences

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