RN Nurse Practitioner (NP), Trauma Center - FT/Nights (12hr)
MemorialCare Health System
Location: Long Beach, California
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: LON007753
The Nurse Practitioner (NP-S) practices as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team using standardized procedures to independently examine, diagnose and treat patients in collaboration with supervising physician(s).
Expert Clinical Practice and Collaboration
A. Independently examines, diagnoses, orders diagnostic studies and treatment for patients using approved standardized procedures. Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and changes treatment as indicated.
B. Provides direct patient/indirect care.
Coordinates, prioritizes and organizes individual patient care in collaboration with supervising physician(s)
Collaborates with members of the healthcare team to create a patient plan of care.
Provides individualized patient and family education and documents in the patient teaching plan.
Communicates with supervising physician and physician consultants treating the patient.
Anticipates discharge on admission and plans accordingly.
Ensures accurate patient problem list and medication reconciliation on admission and discharge.
Utilizes age specific competencies for culturally diverse patients.
Ensure accuracy of acuity with appropriate diagnostic documentation.
Ensures a seamless transition through the hospital continuum of care. May follow in a outpatient clinic or physician’s office.
May practice in a clinic, inpatient setting and/or outpatient setting.
General Care Development
Monitor and manage the patient’s progression through hospitalization.
Identifies ideas and insights into clinical improvements for patient population served.
Quality Improvement and Research
Participates in quality improvement activities as assigned.
Participates a requested in peer review activities.
Complies with all policies and procedures.
Participates in the orientation and development of students and/or new staff as assigned.
Maintains standardized procedures and privileging/credentialing requirements according to medical staff AHP rules and regulations.
Adheres to standard work and organizational expectations.