Kaweah Delta Medical Center

RN-Nurse Practitioner-CDU (Observation Services) (38097850)
Location: Visalia, California - United States
Posted: 11/17/2017

RN-Nurse Practitioner-CDU (Observation Services)

Reg Full Time MONDAY-SUNDAY, ROTATING WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS Variable BLS certification (required upon hire) Current RN license Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration Nurse Practitioner (NP) Nurse Practitioner Furnishing License
This position is in our Clinical Decision Unit--this observation unit is considered an extension of the Emergency Department where further testing and treatments are performed to determine if patient needs to be admitted to the hospital or can safely be discharged home to follow up with his/her primary physician. The goal is to complete the evaluation and make the determination within 23 hours.

POSITION SUMMARY/PURPOSE

The Nurse Practitioner is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of patients/families, nurses and the healthcare system by positively influencing patient outcomes on the Clinical Decision/Observation unit utilizing evidence based practice and promoting excellent bedside practice through collaboration, leadership and mentoring.
QUALIFICATIONS

License /Certification

Required:

CA RN license
CA Nurse Practitioner (NP) and CA Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration
BLS
Must complete credentialing through Medical Staff Interdisciplinary Practice Committee.
Preferred:

National Nurse Practitioner certification from American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Experience

Required:

Three years of recent RN specialty experience in an adult, critical care, or medical-surgical setting.
Preferred:

Two years of active practice as a nurse practitioner in an acute care hospital setting or in a primary practice clinic.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Excellent written and oral communication skills and effective interpersonal relationships.
Critical thinking, creative thinking, and creative skill in problem solving.
Computer literate.
Department Specific Requirements

If assigned to Documentation/Pt Throughput: requires ACLS within one year of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nurse Practitioner

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