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Nurse Practitioner - Critical Care - Columbia

Location: Columbia
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.Job SummaryWorking directly with Intensivists to provide care to a specific patient population within the guidelines of written protocols. Will be performing critical care procedures such as, but not limited to, intubation, arterial lines/central line insertion, chest tube placement and therapeutic bronchoscopy.Accountabilities

  • Patient evaluation: Assess patients by performing medical history and physical examination, including the medical, nursing, functional and financial conditions. Document all assessments in the patient medical record as appropriate.
  • Ordering of tests: Order appropriate laboratory tests, x-rays, EKGs and diagnostic procedures based on assessment and follow-up as appropriate.
  • Write Prescriptions and Orders: Write prescriptions/physician order under jointly developed protocols and practice guidelines.
  • Patient Care: Manage care in collaboration with physicians and other clinical personnel. Provide consultation to colleagues and allied personnel.
  • Rounds/ Documentation: Rounds on inpatients based on directions of the attending physician. Dictate and document patient history, physical exam and plans of care. Document admission and discharge notes when appropriate, ensuring that all documentation is clear, complete and legible.
  • Invasive Procedures: Perform specific invasive procedures, within the scope of advanced practice nursing.
  • Care improvement and evaluation: Evaluate the quality of care provided and identify opportunities for improvements in patient care and clinical operations.
  • Research: Participate in research projects, papers or other publications.Supervisory/Management ResponsibilitiesThis is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.Minimum RequirementsEducation - Master's Degree - Nursing; Nurse Practitioner Degree Emphasis or Program Certificate equivalent.Experience - 3 years-\u00A0Previous nursing experience in a critical care area such as ICU, CCU required.\u00A0 Some NP experience preferred but physicians will provide additional training.Required Certifications/Registrations/LicensesNURSE PRACTITIONER - NLNPSouth Carolina Official Recognition Nurse PractitionerPrescriptive Authority South Carolina Nursing LicenseSouth Carolina Controlled Substance license; Federal DEA licenseOther Required Skills and Experience
    • Clerical Testing
    • Basic computer skills
    • Word processing
    • Mathematical skills
    • Patient Equipment (Vitals, Suction, Defib)Work ShiftVariable (United States of America)Location5 Medical Park Rd RichlandFacility3280 Pulmonology 1 Med Park 300Department32801000 Pulmonology 1 Med Park 300-Practice OperationsShare your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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