Prac-Nurse Practitioner-Chesterfield Internal Medicine FT
St. Luke's Hospital - Missouri - Chesterfield, MO

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Summary: Responsible for delivering health care services and treatments to patients of the practice, as delegated by the Physician(s), within the scope of practice of the nurse practitioner, and in accordance with the Collaborative Practice Agreement with LLC and Physician(s). Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.

Principle Accountabilities: % Of Time Spent

1. EHR/Clinical 95%
a. Elicit and record complete and pertinent medical history of patients.

b. Perform and record pertinent physical exam of patients.

c. Order appropriate diagnostic tests for patients.

d. Assess disease states based on history, physical and diagnostic
testing, within NPs scope of practice and consistent with NPs
skills, training, and competence.

e. Initiate or modify nursing or medical regimens and prescribe appropriate pharmaceutical agents, within NPs scope of practice and consistent with NPs skills, training, and competence.

f. Treat and provide follow-up care for patients.

g. Consult with physician(s) in a timely manner, in accordance with the Collaborative Practice Agreement.

h. Record patient data and medical records, as well as nursing assessments and treatment plans in the EHR.

i. Instruct and counsel patients in health care, health maintenance, medical problems, treatment plans, nutrition or related matters as may be appropriate.

j.Dictate office notes (as necessary) in a timely manner.

k.Pursue continuing education programs to maintain proficiency.

2. Performs other work duties as assigned. 5%

Required Experience:
Basic computer skills required. Good verbal and documentation skills required.

The assessment, care and treatment provided by the NP will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The NP is competent to care for patient age groups consistent with the specialties of the physician(s) in the practice.

Required Education:
License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Missouri.

If applicable, has been granted a Document of Recognition from the Missouri State Board of Nursing specifying that NP is authorized to engage in a scope of practice of advanced nursing.

Working Conditions:

Employee is required to sit and walk frequently. Employee must lift/carry a light (1-20 lbs.) load frequently, a medium (21-50 lbs.) and/or heavy (50 lbs. +) load occasionally. Employee may be required to lift over 100 lbs. with assistance. Employee is occasionally required to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, lift waist to overhead. Employee is occasionally required to reach forward and reach overhead. Employee may be required to do simple grasping and pushing/pulling.

(Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously: 67-100%)

The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.

Job Relationships: Brief descriptions of the types of interactions that occur for this job.

Member of St. Luke’s Hospital that interacts with patients, families, physicians, and other hospital staff, as well as health care providers from other community agencies.

Takes direction from: Office Manager and Physician(s)
Provides direction to: Office Staff
Supervised by: Physician

Additional Comments:
Mission: Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of the community. Using talents and resources responsibly, our medical staff, employees and volunteers provide care for the whole person with compassion, professional excellence, and respect for each other and those we serve.

Core Values: Human Dignity, Compassion, Justice, Excellence, and Stewardship.

Human Dignity: We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God.

Compassion: We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family.

Justice: We honor each person’s rights and responsibilities in light of the common good.

Excellence: We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.

Stewardship: We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.

FACES – Friendly – Available – Caring – Efficient – Safe

Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and effective communication with internal and external customers.

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At St. Luke's, each and every day, we put into practice our values: Human Dignity We accept and treat all persons as being created in...