University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a full-time CRNP to help support the Geriatrics Department for its UPMC Heritage Oakland location. This position will work Monday-Friday, Daylight hours. Provide patient care services, including assessing and managing patients in the outpatient and/or inpatient environment, by following established standards and practices.
-Perform complete physical exams, obtain complete medical history and record findings. Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Document patient information and care provided in patient record and maintain statistics.
-Interpret and integrate data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan.
-Perform procedures as directed by physician and/or as directed by written agreement. Administer medications and injections in compliance with state law and clinic guidelines. Instruct patient/family regarding medications and treatments.
-Educate patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs.
-Triage patient telephone calls and provide consultation. Initiate or complete administrative tasks and acquire all necessary information, instructions, and materials as required.
-Provide continuity of patient care in collaboration with other health care professionals.
-Make rounds at nursing homes and hospitals.
-Participate in activities that contribute to education and research, including precepting students.
-Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
-Bills appropriate levels of service with Hand held device within 5 days of service
-Takes active role in CME and Division conferences
-Builds and maintains patient panel sizes per facility goal
-Demonstrates ability to make medical decisions independently as appropriate
-Successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program required.
-BSN, MSN preferred.
-Professional nursing experience and/or nurse practitioner experience preferred.
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