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Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care (S)
Critical Care | MO-SSM Health DePaul Hospital St. Louis | Bridgeton, MO | Req #: 19511452
Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Practices collaboratively with physician colleagues and other healthcare providers to provide high quality healthcare to children. Address and respond to patient and staff requests for information in a timely manner, prioritizing patient requests and urgent needs.
  • Assess patient of any age presenting for health care and obtains a personal medical history, appropriate physical examination and recording the resulting information. Performs routine therapeutic procedures. Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic agents. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served. The provider must demonstrate knowledge of the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures.
  • Plans for patient care by making comprehensive clinical decisions based on advanced diagnostic skills and professional judgment, reviewing results of diagnostic tests and procedures, developing and implementing a treatment plan for the patient and/or family, and providing a wide range of interventions required to effect change.
  • Problem solving skills demonstrated by making competent advanced clinical decisions, utilizing appropriate resources, consulting with physician, and involving management where necessary.
  • Maintains effective methods of formal and informal communication with staff so that dissemination of information/administrative decisions are conveyed in a positive and supportive manner; motivates and supports staff to achieve department/contractual goals and operational benchmarks.
  • Contributes to the satisfaction of the medical staff by collaborating with physicians to deliver best care.
  • Recognizes and utilizes opportunities to act as a change agent by introducing nursing practice innovations.
  • Evaluates nursing practices associated with specialty area, defines needs/problems with patient care and makes constructive suggestions that creates a positive patient outcome.
  • Promotes positive health behaviors and self-care skills through education and/or counseling.
  • Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community healthcare facilities, agencies and resources.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION

  • Master's degree from nationally accredited Nurse Practitioner program


EXPERIENCE

  • One year nursing experience

Qualifications

COHN Certified Occupational Health Nurse - American Board for Occupational Health Nurses (ABOHN) - American Board for Occupational Health Nurses (ABOHN)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - State of Work Location - State of Work Location
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Why SSM Health

At SSM Health, we are driven by a singular Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. It's a higher calling that binds us. Here, we work together, system and providers alike, to heal the body, mind and spirit of our patients. We are united by a shared commitment to serve through faith, humanity, compassionate care and exceptional medicine.

Employment Benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan
  • CME stipends and time
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • And more!

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and Equality

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