Mercy Health

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Advanced Practice Nurse

Advanced Practice Nurse

Requisition ID 
2018-766737
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
..
Department 
Mc Gastroenterology Ftsm
Location 
US-AR-Fort Smith

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Adheres to the signed contractual agreement delineating assessment and treatment protocol between the Medical Director and Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Performs scope of practice within the guidelines of Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

Keeps apprised of changing treatment modalities and professional trends. Has considerable knowledge of the advanced nursing principles and practices. Adheres to quality standards in the treatment of all patients.
Adheres to universal precaution protocol.

Makes legible medical record documentation and maintains records in neat and orderly
fashion.
Maintains an orderly, neat, and sanitary working environment.
Maintains confidentiality of patients, employees, and clinic at all times.
Utilizes resources in a cost-effective manner.
Has the ability to maintain and operate basic lab equipment.

Completes tsheets, charge tickets, dictation, etc. on each patient in a timely manner.

Collaborates with peers and multidisciplinary agencies to provide comprehensive
health services.
Plans and carries out medical protocol and works effectively with other disciplines.

Maintains a timely flow of patients and ensures preferences are given to patients in
emergency situations.
Adequately assesses and reassesses pain.
Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.
Educates patient and family regarding pain management.

 

Qualifications:

 

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

 

Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with appropriate nursing practitioners credentials and current license to practice in the State of Arkansas. National Certification and certificate for prescriptive authority are required.
Licensure: Must have appropriate nursing practitioners credentials and current license to practice in the State of Arkansas. National Certification and certificate for prescriptive authority are required. 
Certifications: BLS required
Preferred Experience: Five plus years experience as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner is preferred

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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