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Family Nurse Practitioner (Nurse Practitioner #)

Company: Akahi Services
Location: Glendale
Posted on: January 10, 2021

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Glendale, Arizona. Family Nurse Practitioner Location: 56 MDG, Luke AFB, AZ Work Schedule: 0 not to exceed 40 hrs per week

QUALIFICATIONS.
Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, disease process and procedures.
Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent, including dosage calculations as required. Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patient's condition including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.
Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.
Skill in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as IV infusion pumps, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other unit specific equipment.

TYPE OF WORK. The duties include but are not limited to the following:
Provide a full range of nurse practitioner services in accordance with privileges granted by the Commanding Officer (e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated).
Treat patients with common acute conditions, illnesses, or minor trauma within accepted protocols, Nurse Practice Acts, and/or in collaboration with a physician.
Collaborate with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses.
Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
Order diagnostic tests as applicable.
Prescribe and dispense medications as delineated by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to care, quality and cost effectiveness
Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.
Assesses patients.
Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues
Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity in accordance with requirements.
Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and react quickly in emergency situations.
Completes orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with (IAW) unit guidelines.
Participates in the orientation of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.
Serves and participates in committees, functions and other meetings as directed. Provides relevant and timely information to these groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement. Participates in customer service initiatives, and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services.
Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.
Nurse Practitioners shall have:
A license for the advanced practice level IAW the U.S .jurisdiction requirements of their currently held RN license. Some U.S. jurisdictions provide a separate license for the advanced practice specialty, while others provide only one license which indicates an advanced level of practice.
A Master's degree in the specialty from a program accredited by a national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
A certification by a nationally recognized certifying body in the specialty.
24 months experience within the last 36 months in the same specialty outlined in the task order. This can be waived if experience is deemed qualified.

Akahi Associates Services Akahi Services is a premier provider of healthcare workers to various military treatment facilities across the United States. With a corporate office in Honolulu, Hawaii and recruiting office in San Antonio, Texas we specialize in providing skilled, trained and highly successful healthcare workers, including RNs, CRNAs, Physicians, LPN/LVN, Licensed Social Workers, and many more. We have a strong focus on providing our government customer with quality and superior service. Akahi Services is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click the link below to view the EEOIs The Law poster. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Only qualified individuals who are being considered will be contacted for an interview

Keywords: Akahi Services, Glendale , Family Nurse Practitioner (Nurse Practitioner #), Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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