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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571 bed non-profit facility providing quality health care to patients and communities in and around Phoenix, Arizona. We are part of CommonSpirit Health which operates 139 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states, making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents.If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.
Responsibilities
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) serves as an advanced practice nurse, providing primary and specialty healthcare services to patients across the lifespan. Working collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, the NP delivers comprehensive care, promotes health education, and advocates for patient wellness.

  • In collaboration with the physician/medical director assumes clinical responsibility for tasks performed within Nurse Practitioners scope of practice. Including: taking patients history, performing physical examinations, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, establishing diagnosis and provide care and management for common illnesses and disease prevention in the pediatric and adult patient.
  • The NP may assist in the admission transfer or discharge from Health Care System.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to specialists and community agencies.
  • Participates in quality assurance and quality improvement program.
  • Works within multidisciplinary team to develop plan for the patient and their family.
  • In addition to the routine duties of detailed in NP scope of practice the in-patient specialty NP will provide care and management for acutely ill patients respond to emergency situations and may also see patients in the intensive care units.Dignity Health now offers an Education Benefit program for benefit-eligible employees after 180 days. This program provides debt relief and student loan assistance to help you achieve your goals. Full-time employees can receive up to $18,000 over five years, while part-time employees can receive up to $9,000.
    Qualifications
    Minimum:Master's in nursing Graduate of accredited program for nurse practitioners.Three years clinical experience in area of specialty.Compact state or Arizona RN license (RN), Arizona Advance Practice Nurse license (LIC APN),National Certificate as an nurse practitioner in area of specialty under AZ regulations: a.) CT NP-AACN, b.) CT NP-AANP, c.) CT NP-ANCC, or d) CT NP-PNCB,Valid DEA registration (DEA).Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification - Nat'lPreferred:American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (CT ACLS)
    Pay Range
    $51.66 - $86.79 /hour

Keywords: Dignity Health, Phoenix , Nurse Practitioner, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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