The primary function of the Nurse Practitioner is to assist the Medical Director/Collaborating Physician by ensuring maintenance of high standards of resident care by expanding access to advanced practice nursing including assessment, treatment, medication and therapy in accordance to the State of Indiana Board of Nursing Scope of Practice for Advanced Practice Nursing/Nurse Practitioner. The position also facilitates the day to day communication between front line care givers and advanced practice professionals and provides for timely, accurate and effective response to changes in resident condition.
Graduate of a College of Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing/Nurse Practitioner program which meets the requirements of the State of Indiana State Board of Nursing for Advanced Practice Nursing with current license, in good standing, to practice as a registered nurse and as an advanced practice nurse/nurse practitioner in the state of Indiana. Able to prescribe medication, treatment, therapy and other functions as outlined by, and within the scope of, Advanced Practice Nursing/NP practice as determined by the State of Indiana Board of Nursing.
2 or more years experience as CNP.
Able to read, write, speak and understand English. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and must be able to create and edit reports, orders and documents using computer applications.
Ability to collaborate with inter and intra disciplinary teams
Excellent clinical and analytic skills. Strategic thought process to permit maximization of funding sources.
Highly organized, able to keep accurate and timely records of care and to maximum service plans and plan codes to ensure all care provided is reimbursable as well as necessary and appropriate.
Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, use hands and arms with dexterity, occasionally stoop, kneel, bend or crouch. Must frequently lift, move or physically manipulate residents using proper body mechanics. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with residents. Visual acuity, including the ability to see at close range, and accurately perceive color required. Requires peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to tolerate moderate noise levels and discern conversation in atmosphere of background noise.
At least 2-5 Years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner
At least 2 years of experience providing geriatric care
Kingston Healthcare - 23 months ago