APRN - Pulmonary/Critical Care

Location
Concord, New Hampshire
Posted
Nov 01, 2023
Closes
Dec 02, 2023
Ref
R16338
Contract Type
Full Time
Summary

The Advanced Practitioner provides acute and chronic care services to patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings; including initial encounters and dispositions, daily patient rounding, consultations, preventive care and patient education. Patient care is provided under the supervision of the supervising physician.

Education

Completion of an Accredited Advanced Practice Nursing Program.

Certification, Registration & Licensure

Licensure required: Current license to practice in state of New Hampshire

Current DEA License

Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurses Credentialing Center

Experience

New graduates may be considered

Responsibilities
  • Obtains patient health history, performs physical examination, develops a relevant differential diagnosis, and documents encounters appropriately.
  • Orders, interprets, and follows up on diagnostic tests.
  • Diagnoses acute and chronic medical problems within the scope of practice, or formulates a comprehensive differential diagnosis and takes the necessary steps to obtain a diagnosis, including appropriate specialty consultations.
  • Prescribes and manages medications within the practice standards.
  • Provides individualized patient education related to preventive care according to guidelines and relative to the care of the hospitalized patient.
  • The Advanced Practitioner documents in the medical record according to the department standards.
  • Provides effective communication with the multidisciplinary members of the patients care team, including consultants and specialists.
  • Performs medication reconciliation upon admission and discharge to ensure medication safety, eliminate interactions, and avoid omissions upon discharge.

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Physical and Work Requirements

The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is LIGHT. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull less than 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds.

The employee is frequently required to bend, do fine motor, hear, reach, sit, speak, and walk. The employee is occasionally required to do repetitive motion, squat, and stand.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision.

The employee is frequently exposed to bloodborne pathogens, bodily fluids. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne pathogens, chemotherapeutic agents, toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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