The ARNP is employed to provide direct patient care in collaboration with specific physicians to a selected group of patients. The ARNP is an advanced practice nurse, clinically expert in patient care, who can provide a high standard of care to all patients, following an established protocol with a physician(s). This includes but is not limited to medical diagnosis, treatment, prescription, teaching and mentor in new member of the health care team. The ARNP will perform a patient assessment to include medical history and physical exam and in collaboration with the physician develop an appropriate plan of care in the direct management of patients with acute and chronic illnesses. The ARNP works directly with staff, administration, patients and families to ensure quality care across the continuum as an expert in selected practice areas. The ARNP integrates current knowledge of professional issues, trends in healthcare and technological advances into scope of practice. Additionally, the ARNP participates in the collection of research data, quality improvement, discharge planning and coordination of patient care within the acute care areas. The schedule for this position is Saturdays and Sundays only.
Master of Science Degree in Nursing and Florida Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner license required. American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification in specialty area or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) certification required. Minimum five years experience as an RN in an acute care, emergency room, pediatrics or ICU setting. BLS and ACLS required. Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred.
Baptist Health Medical Group
Aug 13, 2012, 11:00:00 PM
Baptist Health South Florida - 5 months ago