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The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Nurse Practitioner (APRN-NP) in the Mental Health Opioid Reassessment Clinic (ORC) is to practice to the full extent of their education, training and certification, without the clinical supervision or mandatory collaboration of physicians as a licensed independent practitioner to provide specified medical or other patient care service.
You will collaborates with other disciplines to develop, implement, and coordinate a system of patient care delivery that promotes communication, teamwork, high quality care, patient satisfaction, positive outcomes, appropriate utilization of resources and cost-effective services. The APRN-NP is a registered nurse with advanced education and clinical experience who demonstrates leadership, experience and creative approaches to management of complex patients and functions in a variety of leadership roles that influence patient care, organizational processes and/or systems to improve overall outcomes. You are a clinical provider who practices within the Rules and Regulations of the Nursing Practice Act of the state licensure board. The APRN-NP is an expanded role to provide health care to individuals, families, and/or groups in a variety of settings including but not limited to homes, hospitals, institutions, offices, industry, schools, community agencies, public and private clinics, and private practice. Act independently and/or in collaboration with other health care professionals in the delivery of health care services. Core functions include diagnosing and treating acute and chronic health care problems, performing adult care check-ups, and prescribing medication and treatments. Diagnose and manage minor trauma including suturing. Teach health promotion and disease prevention to patients. Responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care based on age-specific components. Assume responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. Consider all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Administer medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. Influence care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Core elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in unit/program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs.
Work Schedule: Full-Time Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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