On-Site Nurse Practitioner, Long-Term Care Division (Ref#029)

  • Louisville, KY
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2021-09-23 00:43:58Z

JOB DESCRIPTION

Looking to hire an experienced Nurse Practitioner to provide on-site care to our long-term care patients. This full-time position requires a Nurse Practitioner who already holds an active Kentucky APRN license, KASPER Account, and DEA.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assuring delivery of quality care services to all patients in a respectful and professional manner.

  • Contributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed, providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations, recommending options and courses of action, implementing physician directives. 

  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations, obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories. 

  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. 

  • Performs therapeutic procedures by providing treatments and prescribing medicine.

  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens, giving normal growth and development information, providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living, promoting wellness and health maintenance. 

  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.

  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, advising management on needed actions. 

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

  • Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities. 

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. 

  • Health Promotion and Maintenance, Thoroughness, Clinical Skills, Informing Others, Medical Teamwork, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Administering Medication, Pain Management, Self-Development.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience providing patient care as a Nurse Practitioner for at least two years

  • Active Kentucky APRN license

  • DEA (Kentucky Address listed)

  • Valid NPI # (National Provider Identifier)

  • Comfortable self-managing and working autonomously to diagnose and treat patients

  • Available Monday- Friday during business hours (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing patient care as a Nurse Practitioner in a long-term care setting

  • Credentialed with Medicare & Medicaid in Kentucky

  • Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

  • Bi-lingual

 

BENEFITS

  • $50.00 per hour with company-sponsored health, vision, and dental insurance

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