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Nurse Practitioner Family

Company: SSM Health Care
Location: Lake Saint Louis
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling MO-SSM Health Medical Group Lake Saint Louis Medical 400 Worker Type: Regular Job Highlights: Part-Time 3-day per week Certified Family Nurse Practitioner - Lake St Louis Join a Family Medicine practice - 4 physicians needing 4th NP Part time position - 24 hrs per week Benefits available Clinic hours 8am-5pm 3 Days - Weds, Thurs, Fri schedule Manage patients Outreach programs Inbox support Prefer someone with practice exposure/experience Lake St. Louis, Missouri Lake Saint Louis is an idyllic suburb in St. Charles County, Missouri. The lake and surrounding community were built in 1966 for private recreation. In 1975 Lake Saint Louis incorporated and currently features two lakes, two nine-hole golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools, riding stables and parks. The city has three shopping centers and is home to the National Equestrian Center. Only20 miles away isHistoric Downtown St. Charles, a popular tourist attraction that hostsfestivals that draw thousands of visitors each year. Fantastic schools, low taxes, and affordable housing are just a few of the reasons St. Charles County is growing so quickly and attracting so many. A little further down the highway is Lambert Airport, and then downtown St. Louis, MO with its major league sports, iconic Arch,and amenities too numerous to name. Kristin Guenther - Physician & Provider Recruiter SSM Health-Missouri 12312 Olive Blvd, Suite 160 St. Louis, MO 63141 Office: 314-994-6269 Cell: 314-315-1058 kristin.guenther@ssmhealth.com www.joinssmhealth.com Job Summary: In collaboration with physician colleagues, demonstrates and provides professional nursing care to patients requiring an advanced level of knowledge and management of their nursing care in both inpatient and ambulatory settings. Job Responsibilities and Requirements: PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Assesses patient of any age presenting for health care and obtains a personal medical history, appropriate physical examination with recording of the resulting information. Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities. Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patients age-specific needs. Addresses and responds to patient and staff requests for information in a timely manner, prioritizing patient requests and urgent needs. Plans for patient care by making comprehensive clinical decisions based on advanced diagnostic skills and professional judgment, reviewing results of diagnostic tests and procedures, developing and implementing a treatment plan for the patient and/or family, and providing a wide range of interventions required to effect change. Problem solving skills demonstrated by making competent advanced clinical decisions, utilizing appropriate resources, consulting with physician, as appropriate, and involving management where necessary. Maintains effective methods of formal and informal communication with staff so that dissemination of information/administrative decisions are conveyed in a positive and supportive manner; motivates and supports staff to achieve department/contractual goals and operational benchmarks. Monitors the effectiveness of interventions. Facilitates the patients transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals. Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community healthcare facilities, agencies and resources. Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools. Recognizes and utilizes opportunities to act as a change agent by introducing nursing practice innovations. Evaluates nursing practices associated with specialty area, defines needs/problems with patient care and makes constructive suggestions that creates a positive patient outcome. Promotes positive health behaviors and self-care skills through education and/or counseling. Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION Master's degree from nationally accredited Nurse Practitioner program EXPERIENCE One year nursing experience PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication. Constant standing and walking. Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs. Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry. Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors. Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors. Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc. Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs. Occasional lifting/moving of patients. Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements. Occasional driving. Rare crawling and running. Licenses / Certifications: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - State of Work Location Work Shift: Day Shift (United States of America) Job Type: Employee Department: 7018000125 LSL FM Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24 SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Keywords: SSM Health Care, Columbia , Nurse Practitioner Family, Healthcare , Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

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