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PRN Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care

Company: SSM Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Highlights: SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital is seeking a Critical Care Nurse Practitioner to join our talented team of multidisciplinary providers on a PRN basis. Ideal candidates will be certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioners, will have experience in critical care (including line placement) and will be dedicated to providing exceptional, compassionate care for Oklahomans. SSM Health St. Anthony has created a practice model that affords providers an interesting mix of cases, manageable volumes, and the opportunity to expand your skills in critical care. Opportunity Highlights Include:

  • Competitive Pay & Excellent Benefits
  • Flexible PRN, Employed Position
  • Combined Service (Medical and Surgical)
  • 36 ICU Beds - Located at SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital
  • Night Shift Includes 1 Intensivist & 1 NP
  • Using Epic for EMR
  • Comprehensive Hospitalist Service SSM Health in Oklahoma Oklahomans are known for their commitment, compassion and care. As Oklahomans ourselves, we promise to deliver those same values to every person who steps through our doors. You can trust that when you're here, you're heard. You're prayed with, and you're understood. Because that's how healing happens - through the power of presence. We are Saints in Action. Here for Oklahoma. Job Summary: In collaboration with physician colleagues, demonstrates and provides professional nursing care to patients requiring an advanced level of knowledge and management of their nursing care in both inpatient and ambulatory settings. Job Responsibilities and Requirements: PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Assesses patient of any age presenting for health care and obtains a personal medical history, appropriate physical examination with recording of the resulting information.
    • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
    • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient s age-specific needs.
    • Addresses and responds to patient and staff requests for information in a timely manner, prioritizing patient requests and urgent needs.
    • Plans for patient care by making comprehensive clinical decisions based on advanced diagnostic skills and professional judgment, reviewing results of diagnostic tests and procedures, developing and implementing a treatment plan for the patient and/or family, and providing a wide range of interventions required to effect change.
    • Problem solving skills demonstrated by making competent advanced clinical decisions, utilizing appropriate resources, consulting with physician, as appropriate, and involving management where necessary.
    • Maintains effective methods of formal and informal communication with staff so that dissemination of information/administrative decisions are conveyed in a positive and supportive manner; motivates and supports staff to achieve department/contractual goals and operational benchmarks.
    • Monitors the effectiveness of interventions.
    • Facilitates the patient s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients.
    • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals. Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community healthcare facilities, agencies and resources.
    • Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.
    • Recognizes and utilizes opportunities to act as a change agent by introducing nursing practice innovations.
    • Evaluates nursing practices associated with specialty area, defines needs/problems with patient care and makes constructive suggestions that creates a positive patient outcome.
    • Promotes positive health behaviors and self-care skills through education and/or counseling.
    • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
    • Performs other duties as assigned EDUCATION
      • Master's degree from nationally accredited Nurse Practitioner program EXPERIENCE
        • One year nursing experience PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
          • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
          • Constant standing and walking.
          • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
          • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
          • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
          • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
          • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
          • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
          • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
          • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
          • Occasional driving.
          • Rare crawling and running. Licenses / Certifications: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - State of Work Location Work Shift: PRN / Per Diem Shift (United States of America) Job Type: Employee Department: Bruno Politano NP

            Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Keywords: SSM Health, Oklahoma City , PRN Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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