Nurse Practitioner EOHS

Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Nurse Practitioner EOHS is expected to embrace Lifespan�s mission of �Delivering health with care� and successfully role model Lifespan�s values of Compassion Accountability Respect and Excellence as these guide our everyday actions with patients customers and one another. 

� Demonstrates a fundamental grounding in nursing theory and practice with mastery of knowledge within a defined content area.
� Manages a caseload of patients in partnership with the healthcare team to optimize health status and coordinate care over time and across healthcare settings.
� Provides direct care to patients in the ambulatory setting in accordance with state licensure and federal guidelines.
� Demonstrates advanced physical and psychosocial assessment skills.
� Provides leadership in the development validation implementation and evaluation of standards policies procedures and critical paths to support the patient care delivery model.
� Continually updates the occupational health physician on the status of certain patients that do require their continued evaluation. Oversees care coordination in the ambulatory care settings as feasible.
� Assists the healthcare team to achieve mutually agreed upon healthcare goals by providing necessary support education and encouragement.
� Performs advanced practice skills under the supervision of the physician.
� Provides expert consultation for clinical issues promoting increased knowledge and skills for the consultee.
� Participates in project management and health education and advocacy for our 15000 employees.
� Focuses on developing preventive strategies to optimize the health of our employees for work related and non-work related concerns.
� Participates in the education clinical research and mentoring of healthcare providers.
� Annually completes mandatory training as assigned.
� Prescriptive privileges per licensure.


BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

� Masters of Science Degree Graduate of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. 
� Baccalaureate in Nursing
� Certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
� Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


EXPERIENCE:

� Two years related experience as RN in acute care hospital or ambulatory care setting and 5 years� experience as a nurse practitioner in occupational health emergency medicine primary care or preventive medicine preferred.
� Must have a desire to develop expertise in occupational and preventive health.
� Candidates need superb clinical and communication skills and a desire to be part of a dynamic team.


WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

General ambulatory care with occasional stressful conditions associated with patient care. 



 
 
 EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion gender disability veteran status or national origin. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Full Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: Non-Union

Schedule : Monday-Friday 7:30 A- 4:00 P