Nurse Practitioner

Summary:

The Nurse Practitioner is accountable to facilitate a quality
hospital experience and outcome for patients within a cost-effective time
frame. The Nurse Practitioner will be
responsible to the Medical Director of Patient Services and responsible for
overseeing the progress of a specific caseload of patients across the care
continuum to include pre-admission and post-discharge when feasible.  Acts as an educator consultant and liaison
to healthcare providers caring for the patients across the care continuum.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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 leadership in the development validation
    implementation and evaluation of standards policies procedures and
    critical paths to support the patient care delivery model.
  • Oversees care coordination in acute home care and ambulatory
    care settings as feasible.
  • Assists the healthcare team to achieve mutually agreed upon
    healthcare goals by providing necessary support education and
    encouragement.
  • Demonstrates advanced physical and psychosocial assessment skills
    and knowledge of family dynamics.
  • Provides direct care to patients in acute care ambulatory care
    and home care settings.
  • Performs advanced practice skills under the supervision of the
    Medical Director.
  • Provides expert consultation for clinical issues promoting
    increased knowledge and skills for the consultee.
  • Participates in the education clinical research and mentoring of
    healthcare providers.
  • Facilitates patient/family education in area of expertise.
  • Annually completes mandatory safety infection control BLS and
    ACLS/PALS.
  • Prescriptive privileges per licensure.

 

Other information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:



  • Masters of Science Degree Graduate of
    accredited Nurse Practitioner program. 
    Specialty certification required.
  • 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 setting and preferred 1-2
years experience as a nurse practitioner.

 

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: Part Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: Non-Union