We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.
To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.
In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverence in honoring the dignity of every person, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.
The acute-care or primary care Nurse Practitioner provides direct care functions including, but not limited to history and physical
exams, daily rounds or appointments, ordering medications and lab testing, discharge or home care planning as appropriate, and
education of the patient and family. The roles of expert practitioner change agent, consultant, educator/innovator and liaison are
fulfilled in these functions.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
Current New York State RN license; experience in pertinent areas of nursing practice, graduate of accredited Nurse Practitioner
program, Master's Degree in Nursing preferred, clinical affiliate of medical staff, National certification as Nurse Practitioner or active
pursuit within one year.
Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Exam equipment pertinent to practice area, advanced skills in health history taking and physical assessment, skills in evaluating
laboratory data, EKG and CXR interpretation, skills in assessing, planning and implementing a plan of care for specific patients and
families, while collaborating with nursing staff, physicians and ancillary staff, practice protocols as designated in agreement with
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS:
Clinical setting - Exposure Class I -routine or potential exposure to blood, body fluids, excretions or secretions.
Medium work - must be able to lift, bend, stoop, push and pull.
WORK CONTACT GROUP:
All services, employees, medical staff, patients, visitors, vendors and various regulatory and professional agencies.
Medical Director/Supervising and Collaborating Physician.
General Performance Criteria: Nurse Practitioner
Exceeds Meet Below
Accumulates and documents a comprehensive health history from
patient, family and other accessible sources.
Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
Demonstrates use of advanced physical assessment skills.
Provides and documents a comprehensive physical examination.
Demonstrates knowledge of routine laboratory data.
Identifies patient problem and communicates with physician in a timely manner.
Functions as a patient/family advocate while meeting hospital responsibilities.
Maintains patient/family confidentiality.
Knows and demonstrates limits of practice.
Demonstrates clear communication skills while dealing with staff,
physicians and colleagues.
Make age appropriate assessments of patient needs and/or problems.
Interacts with patient in an appropriate manner, sensitive to his/her
stages of human development.
Actively participates in development of practice guidelines, hospital
committees, and interacts with other staff members as appropriate.
Provides formal and/or informal in-services to nursing staff as appropriate.
Participates in active patient teaching relevant to patient's concerns/diagnoses
including but not limited to preventative health maintenance issues.
Understands and conceptualized the role of the Nurse Practitioner while
demonstrating an ability to inform the public and hospital staff regarding the role.
Acts as a liaison between patient, hospital staff, physician and between
nursing staff and physician.
Exhibits a commitment to teamwork.
Adheres to hospital confidentiality statement.
Participates in Performance Improvement and Monitoring.
Applies current concepts and findings from research and/or studies to practice.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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