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Nurse Practitioner - Critical Care
Critical Care | SSM Health Medical Group - Jefferson City | Jefferson City, MO | Req #: 19003220

Provides care under a collaborative practice agreement with a SSMHC employed physician in a hospital care setting. Provides daily follow-ups to patients in the Intensive Care Unit, in collaboration with Intensivist. Coordinate all admissions and transfers. Perform procedures under the supervision of the physician.

t histories and performing physical examinations; performing or assisting in the performance of routine office laboratory and patient screening procedures; performing routine therapeutic procedures; recording diagnostic impressions and evaluating situations calling for attention of a physician to institute treatment procedures; instructing and counseling patients regarding mental and physical health; assisting the supervising physician in institutional settings, including reviewing treatment plans, ordering tests, diagnostic laboratory and radiological services, and ordering therapies (using procedures reviewed and approved by licensed physician); assisting physicians with procedures.

- Competencies: arterial line placement, central venous catheterizations, intubations, chest tube placements, thoracentesis, paracentesis, bronchoscopy, percutaneous tracheostomy placement.

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Maria Lopez-Mendez
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Maria Lopez-Mendez
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