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Nurse Practitioner, e-Star Surgical Admissions Unit, Full Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description


Job Summary:As a member of the Surgery Admit UnitThis position is involved in a team-based approach to care. Team members are trained to meet the highest level of function for their role as per the State of Tennessee/Georgia guidelines. Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to coordinate care for patients and is trained and assigned to support patients/families/caregivers in self-management, self-efficacy and behavior change. Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to manage the practices� patient population. Participates in the practice�s quality improvement process and performance evaluation.
Required: RN with a Master�s degree in nursing certification in family and/or adult nurse practitioner. Graduate of a nationally accredited school of nursing.
Preferred:Two years management experience; Minimum of three years experience in a physician office setting preferred
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required:Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee. Eligibility to sit for certification in area of specialty Preferred:Certification in areas of specialty preferred.
Department Position Summary:A nurse practitioner in e-Star will work under direction of the physicians/medical director. He/She will be responsible for developing evidence based protocols and utilizing them to develop an individualized plan of care. He/She must be able to collect, document, and analyze patient data. They must be able to collaborate with the health care team in the development and implementation of testing and treatment according to protocols. He/She must be able to participate in development and implementation health screening program for adolescents and adults, and develop protocols for identification of high-risk individuals. He/She must participate in community and corporate education on urological topics.The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over their life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient�s status. He/She must interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient�s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit�s policies and procedures. This is done through evaluation of direct supervisor by direct observation, in a skills lab, or discussed verbally or written. Competency can also be evaluated by a formal peer review process and/or by self assessment based on objective criteria that is reviewed and validated.

Job Details

Date Posted November 10, 2017
Date Closes February 8, 2018
Requisition 18698
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00