Nurse Practitioner- Infusion Services
Washington, DC 
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Nurse Practitioner- Infusion Services (190002HL)

Advance Practice Provider (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Physician Assistant)

The Advanced Practice Provider is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists) or Physician Assistant who practices within their scope of practice as appropriate in their jurisdictional area and in accordance with their organizational Medical Staff Bylaws. The provider is responsible for the management of care to patients including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, and the assessment, implementation, and evaluation of an appropriate plan of care. Provides leadership and consultation with their respective clinical area through participation in division/department initiatives and mentorship of others. Participates in division/departmental and organization wide initiatives to represent advanced practice and leverage the role of the advanced practice provider


Qualifications

Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Master's or Doctoral degree as Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant from an accredited University. Eligible for medical staff credentialing (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
3 years

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Nursing leadership experience for example as an educator, preceptor, council member or comparable positions (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Strong knowledge of clinical specialty and services. Demonstrates clinical leadership skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Required Licenses and Certifications
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Or
Physician Assistant ational board certification required. BLS certified. CDS and DEA in state(s) of clinical practice.
Functional Accountabilities

Clinical
1. Assess, diagnose, monitor and promote clinical status of each patient utilizing evidenced based practice and medical knowledge
2. Develops appropriate plan of care
3. Writes patient care orders, prescribes therapy, and provides necessary home care orders as needed
4. Identifies significant changes in patient status using physical exam, lab values, diagnostic tests, and patient/family input
5. Differentiates between normal and abnormal findings
6. Performs procedures as needed after obtaining appropriate credentialing
7. Participates in and leads multidisciplinary patient care and planning conferences.
8. Is a clinical resource for patient, parents and the interdisciplinary team.
9. Communicates and escalates clinical/administrative issues as appropriate
1. Collaborates with nursing, medicine, and other members of the healthcare team to regularly ensure quality patient care

Administrative
1. Serves as a clinical preceptor to APRN or PA students
2. Acts as a clinical resource for staff in patient care issues
3. Provides formal/informal educational presentation to staff on areas of expertise
4. Participates in quality improvement work for the department

Organizational Accountabilities


Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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