ARNP / PA - Mercy NICU

Mercy Medical Center

  • Summary
    • This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by assisting with clinical care, education and direction of their respective program. The APP works in collaboration with a physician and other team members to provide care to patients and their families.
  • Job Duties/Essential Functions
    • Job Duties
      • Performs and documents complete, system-focused, and/or symptom specific physical and psychosocial examination.
      • Manages diagnostic tests through ordering, performing, interpreting, and supervising in the assessment process.
      • Prescribes pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions in collaboration with the supervising physician.
      • 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.
      • Assesses the needs of families and caregivers.
      • Synthesizes data from a variety of sources to make clinical judgments and decisions about appropriate recommendations and treatments.
      • Initiates appropriate referrals and performs consultations.
      • Demonstrates leadership of the health care team through teaching, coaching, and supporting to advance plan of care.
      • Maintains current knowledge regarding state and federal regulations impacting APP practice.

    • 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 APP in the state of Iowa required.
    • Iowa Dependent Adult & 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 Peds/NICU Providers
Schedule: Full Time, Variable/Rotating Shifts, 12 hour shifts, day and night coverage

Job ID: 83384

Posted 14 days ago

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