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    Summary

    The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is current recruiting for 1 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Gastroenterology to join our Medicine Service.

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    Responsibilities

    The following duties of the APRN-GI include and are not limited to:

    • Performs initial histories and physical examinations
    • Provides ongoing outpatient care for the assigned patients as well as episodic patients.
    • Screens outpatient to determined future treatment plan
    • Prescribes medications within defined scope of practice(including Schedule II-V Controlled Substances)Writing orders and prescription as necessary for the care of the patient in accordance with Federal and State laws.
    • Appropriately identified vested patients and ensure accurate data entered into medical system
    • Ordering diagnostic studies such as laboratory tests and x-rays
    • Carry out health promotion and disease prevention activities
    • Orders, consults notes, procedures notes, progress notes, consultation requests and administrative letters which are written by the APRN will be clearly identified as such in the written and electronic medical records.
    • Initiating and expediting request for consultation and scheduling of special tests and studies
    • Making interim summaries on progress notes of the patients medical record
    • Providing education and counseling to patient and families for preventive care, medical conditions and use of prescribed treatment and drugs
    • Administrative of topical anesthesia
    • Performs various procedures related to Gastroenterology as approved in his/her scope of practice
    • Participates in Quality Assurance activities including Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Tort claim reviews.
    • Participates in team meetings and mandatory staff functions/events
    • Completed all mandatory training modules timely
    • Completes required numbers of total credit hours and patient safety hours annually
    • Must maintain active certification by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Commission on the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
    • Must maintain active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
    • Adheres to facility current policies and procedures and Medical Staff By-Laws
    • Uses word processing software to execute several office automation functions such as storing and retrieving electronic documents and files; inserting and deleting text, formatting letters reports, and memoranda; transmitting and receiving e-mails
    • Appropriate use of equipment and supplies
    • Maintain and orderly and safe area
    • Report any accident to self and/or patient . Ensure to complete appropriate incident report form
    Work Schedule: Varies
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523858800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.