Provides medical and procedural services for patients in the inpatient unit in collaboration with the attending physician/hospitalist.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Practices health promotion, health supervision, illness prevention and diagnosis, treatment, and management of common health problems and acute and chronic conditions including assessing patients, ordering diagnostic tests and therapeutic treatments, synthesizing and analyzing data, and applying advanced nursing principles.
May perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in collaboration with the attending physician.
Complies with all Nebraska statutes and regulations related to nurse practitioners.
Assists with research projects, as needed.
Participates in multidisciplinary rounds.
Works collaboratively with nursing staff, respiratory therapy staff, other departments to promote quality and safe patient care.
Provides input to policy/procedure development.
Participates in performance improvement activities.
Promotes professionalism within the healthcare team, other departments, families and patients.
Promotes a culture of safety and a non-punitive environment.
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrate competence in providing direct patient care and patient and family education.
Communicate with patients, families and staff, and collaborate with other members of the health care team to enhance care.
Make assessments and problem solve.
Keep complete accurate records of all events and results of patient encounters in a timely manner.
Be a strong patient advocate.
Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.
Masters Degree in Nursing required.
Licensed as an APRN-Nurse Practitioner in the State of Nebraska prior to start date required.
Current BLS certification required.
PALS certification required.
ACLS certification required.
Prior working knowledge of using a personal computer and electronic medical records required.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a pediatric critical care setting preferred.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.