Nurse Practitioner-Specialty, Mercy Pulmonology Clinic

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by assisting with clinical care, education and direction of their respective program. The Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with a physician and other team members to provide care to patients and their families.
 
Job Duties
  • Maintains current knowledge regarding state and federal regulations impacting ARNP practice.
  • Demonstrates leadership of the health care team through teaching, coaching, and supporting to advance plan of care.
  • Initiates appropriate referrals and performs consultations.
  • Synthesizes data from a variety of sources to make clinical judgments and decisions about appropriate recommendations and treatments.
  • Assesses the needs of families and caregivers.
  • Assists with the management of the plan of care through the evaluation, modification, and documentation according to the patient's response to therapy, change in condition, and to therapeutic interventions to optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prescribes pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions in collaboration with the supervising physician.
  • Manages diagnostic tests through ordering, performing, interpreting, and supervising in the assessment process.
  • Performs and documents complete, system-focused, and/or symptom specific physical and psychosocial examination.
Department Specific Duties
  • Participates in call coverage specific to specialty.
  • Ensures accurate billing and coding for services provided in the hospital and office.
  • Communicates care plans and transitions of care to fellow providers in the team.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to apply critical analytic thought to patient care.
  • Ability to assist physicians and nursing staff with all procedures.
  • Strong leadership qualities.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to excellence.
Professional Experience
  • Experience in the evaluation and management of patients in specialty area required.
Education
 
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Currently licensed to practice as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in the state of Iowa required.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse & Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
Physical Demand Requirements
  • Light: Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Mercy Pulmonology Clinic
Schedule: Full Time, Rotating Shifts, Day shift every other weekend and variable days in clinic/ICC

Job ID: 82838

Posted 13 days ago

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