Nurse Practitioner- Psych

Job Type: Full-Time

General Position Description:

Provides outstanding patient care and promotes high quality primary and urgent care services while always ensuring the North Metro Medical Center vision and values.

North Metro Medical Center’s Core Responsibilities:

• Has a contagious and positive work ethic, inspires others, and models the behaviors of Genuine, Caring, Friendly.

• Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication that is clear, well-organized, and demonstrates an understanding of audience needs.

• Through genuine and positive communication, makes each customer feel informed, understood, and special.

• An effective team player who contributes valuable ideas and feedback and can be counted on to meet commitments.

• Is able to keep up in the North Metro Medical Center environment by facing tasks and challenges with energy and passion.

• Pursues activities with focus and drive, defines work in terms of success, and can be counted on to complete goals. Adherence to standards of business conduct and compliance.

North Metro Medical Center Leadership Responsibilities:

• Provides clear direction to achieve goals, creating an environment that fosters team commitment and employee engagement.

• Maintains the perseverance to drive and sustain the changes that occur at North Metro Medical Center, while being resilient and flexible, and inspiring and motivating the team.

• Constantly communicates to the team, is open to opinions and feedback from team members and follows through on commitments.

• Creates a work environment in which people are able to perform to the best of their abilities. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment. All medically related functions performed by a Nurse Practitioner are to be performed under the supervision of a properly licensed Physician.

• Orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interpret test results for deviation from normal and Performs therapeutic procedures such as I&D, splinting, suturing, managing infection, and wound care.

• Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.

• Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions and Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.

• Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens. Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information.

Position Requirements

Qualifications:

• A Master's degree (MSN) and certification by one of the Nurse Practitioner certifying bodies as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is required. Must be CPR, PALS, ACLS certified. Must meet credentialing requirements.

• Two (2) to three (3) years Clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting is preferred.

• Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices.

• Ability to learn computer software programs; enter and maintain accurate data and statistical information in order to consistently prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.

• Ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.

• Knowledge of the principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Working Relationships:

• Works autonomously, but maintains close working relationships with Physicians, other Advanced Practitioners.   and other center staff as needed.

Working Conditions:

• Center-Based. Requires working in a hospital setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. Also requires: inter-departmental oversight and coverage, the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time, (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs.

Key Words:

 Healthcare, Medical, Clinical Operations, Center, Urgentcare, Great Care. Fast, Expanding

About the Organization:

At North Metro Medical Center, we believe a satisfying work environment makes our teams more successful at delivering the care and compassion needed. We offer:

• Competitive salaries and benefits

• Flexibility and balance

• Development opportunities

• Appreciation and recognition

• Community engagement Be a part of the team that is redefining the healthcare experience - one patient at a time.  

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt  

EOE Statement:

North Metro Medical Center strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.  

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Main Phone: 501-985-7000
24 Hour Phone: 501-517-1913

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