Cleveland Clinic NP-Adult-Certified-Outpatient-Concussion-Program in Cleveland, Ohio
Nurse Practitioner-Outpatient - Neurology Concussion Program
NP -Adult Certification
Rewarding opportunity in an outpatient setting to provide comprehensive care to patients with neurological disorders. As part of the Cleveland Clinic's Neurological Institute, the Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis offers state-of-the-art resources to provide the most advanced specialized care for MS worldwide. The Mellen Center's interdisciplinary team approach manages more than 20,000 patient visits every year.
As a member of this team you will be providing care to patients including; comprehensive neurological assessment, H&P, outpatient clinic new evaluations and follow up care.
Experience in neuroscience a plus but newly licensed with specific interest encourage to apply.
Job Profile SummaryProvides primary and/or specialty nursing and/or medical care in a variety of healthcare settings as a nationally certified licensed healthcare provider. Functions in collaboration with a physician according to a standard care arrangement and specialty certification. Emphasizes health promotion, disease prevention and the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic health problems. Certifications may include: acute care, adult, family, gerontology, psych and mental health, neonatology, pediatrics and women's health.
Job Description Responsibilities:
Assesses health status by obtaining relevant health and medical history.
Performs a physical exam based upon the age and patient history as per the Standard Care Arrangement with a collaborating physician.
Identifies significant health and medical risk factors.
Orders, interprets and evaluates laboratory test and other diagnostic studies to assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
Develops a diagnosis by analyzing and synthesizing collected data. In collaboration with the physician, develops a treatment plan along with the patient and significant others.
Performs diagnostic or therapeutic interventions consistent with certification, law and Cleveland Clinic privileges.
Prescribes and monitors medications as allowed by prescriptive authority through applicable state Board of Nursing and CCF policy. Develops patient education plan.
Participates in medical team rounds.
Collaborates with nursing, medical and other healthcare team members regularly to ensure quality patient care.
Performs admission history and physical; documents progress notes; prepares discharge summaries as required.
Assists with and facilitates discharge planning.
Other duties as assigned. Education:
Effective 05/01/2014: MSN required upon hire or within 5 years of hire for external hires and internal hires moving from a non-APN licensed role to an APN licensed role. Certifications: Currently Licensed as RN in applicable state, national certification as nurse practitioner by nationally accredited organization, current certificate of authority by applicable state Board of Nursing, certificate to prescribe preferred.
Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) Complexity of Work:
Excellent analytical and decision making skills are required. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work as a member of a multi disciplinary team.
Demonstrated competency and the ability to perform advanced assessment and diagnosis.
Demonstrated ability to utilize the electronic medical record. Work Experience:
Two years clinical nursing experience preferred. Physical Requirements:
Typical physical demands include the ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.
Manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination to perform physical examinations.
Requires corrected vision and hearing to a normal range.
Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.
May require exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids. Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Job Classification20.14 - Professionals - Advanced Practice Nurses (EEO-1 Job Categories-United States of America)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support - American Heart Association
Advanced Practice Nurse - State of Employment
Basic Life Support - American Heart Association
Certificate to Prescribe - State of Employment
Pediatric Advanced Life Support - American Heart Association
Registered Nurse - State of Employment
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