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Kalispell Regional Healthcare Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner (Libby, MT) in Libby, Montana

Overview

The nurse practitioner will provide diagnostic and therapeutic patient care under the supervision of a Family Practice physician. Patient care will be provided in the hospital. Care will include performing history and physical examinations, developing a differential and working diagnosis, ordering laboratory and diagnostic studies and images, performing procedures within scope of practice, developing and ordering treatment plans; providing patient and family education, ordering of medications, and referring patients for specialty consultations as indicated.

Responsibilities

  1. Performs comprehensive assessment of patients in the hospital setting.

  2. Integrate and interpret patient data to determine appropriate laboratory and imaging.

  3. Prescribe medications, including controlled substances.

  4. Provide documentation that follows hospital standards and justifies coding and charges.

  5. Completes chart documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

  6. Supervises medical assistants, RN and provides feedback to Clinical Coordinator.

  7. Ability to make independent decisions about patient care

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Must have been graduated from an accredited program, and have obtained national certification. Must be licensed in the State of Montana. Must maintain DEA certificate, CME for national certificate and current utilization plan. Two years’ experience preferred.

Knowledge: Demonstrate professional medical knowledge to evaluate, diagnose and provide patient care. Demonstrate knowledge of medical equipment, organizational policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care. Knowledge of computer software programs. Acquire knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Current CPR.

Abilities:

Customer relation skills including but not limited to: pleasant voice and demeanor, positive attitude and good communication skills. Maintains a neat/professional appearance.

Demonstrate skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of medicine to provide on-going patient care. Develop and maintain skills in taking medical histories, performing physical exams, interpreting findings, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies, diagnosing medical conditions, formulating and prescribing treatment plans. Prepare and maintain documentation records such as clinic notes, pre-operative physicals, and respond to incoming correspondence. Assist with developing and maintaining department quality assurance standards as necessary. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public. Must have the ability to maintain quality control standards. Demonstrate ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Communicate clearly.

Professional Development:

To be discussed with lead Physician.

Job Locations US-MT-Libby

Requisition ID 2020-7722

Category Advanced Practice Clinician APC

Pay Period Status 80

Shift Days

Schedule .

Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)

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