Advanced Practice - Geriatrics position in Louisville, KY
Company: Archway Physician Recruitment
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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**Nurse Practitioner Needed In Louisville, KY**
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) practices as part of the clinical
operations team and may be providing direct patient care in
outpatient/clinic, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities (SNF)
and home settings depending on the nature of the assignment or
providing assessments in SNF and/or home settings. The
responsibilities include but are not limited to: geriatric
assessment, medical history, physical exam, diagnosis and
treatment, development of the nursing plan of care, health
education, physician referrals, case management referrals,
follow-up and clear documentation according to organization
standards for quality, service, productivity and teamwork. It also
includes the participation in clinical rounds and conferences plus
in-depth documentation through written progress notes and
Key roles, responsibilities and performance measures:
Functions independently as a certified nurse practitioner for a
patient population in collaboration and consultation with a
licensed patient care team physician as part of a patient care
Independently assesses acute and non-acute clinical problems.
Performs and documents physical assessments and patient histories,
analyzes trends in patient conditions, and develops, documents and
implements a patient management plan in response to the data
obtained. This also includes assisting in the development of the
nursing plan of care in addition to providing appropriate patient/
family/significant other counseling and education.
Plans patient care based on in-depth knowledge of the specific
patient population and/ or protocol, anticipating and identifying
physiological and/ or psychological problems commonly encountered
including the consideration of the patients cultural background,
level of understanding, personality and support systems. Serves as
Patient management includes the following: 1) writing admission,
transfer and discharge orders; 2) ordering and interpreting
appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies; 3) ordering of
appropriate medication and treatments; 4) referring patients for
consultation when indicated i.e. dermatology, neurology,
ophthalmology, endocrine, surgery, intensive care, infectious
disease, hematology, psychiatry, social service, dietary, etc; 5)
documentation through in-depth progress notes and summaries.
Works collaboratively with physicians, nurses, PT, social workers,
family and key caregivers to transition the patient to a lower
level of care as soon as medically appropriate.
Ideal candidate profile:
Current RN licensure and Nurse Practitioner Certification in the
Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support required.
Board certification by AANP or ANCC is preferred.
Must have a current DEA number from the DEA for schedule II-V
***Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a Nurse
Practitioner in geriatric, adult of family practice setting.***
Demonstrated record of consistently achieving clinical performance
metrics in current role.
Previous experience working with interdisciplinary teams
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