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Psych Nurse Pract-79821-PRN

Company: St. Francis Hospital
Location: Columbus
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

St Francis HospitalProvides medical care to patients under the direction of a supervising physician. Examines, evaluates, and treats patients with medical conditions, illness or injuries. Augments a physician's ability to provide medical services to patients; collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician in diagnosing and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care; records the normal and abnormal data for review by the physician. Orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations and provides direct patient care services.Essential Functions:Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination.Documents patient care performed, assessments made, and orders given.Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies.Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions, including use of prescriptive authority and referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health and wellness, treatment options, and community resources.Provides care in the context of promoting age- and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision making, and the right to self-determination.Ensures and facilitates patient safety and quality service in the delivery of all direct patient care activities.Job Requirements:Minimum EducationX Master's degree X RequiredMinimum EducationX Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner program X RequiredRequired SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required SkillsCertifications:X Basic Life Support (BLS)X Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) PreferredRequired SkillsLicenses:Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse/Advanced Practice with the Georgia Board of Nursing.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: St. Francis Hospital, Columbus , Psych Nurse Pract-79821-PRN, Healthcare , Columbus, Georgia

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