Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (ICU)
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous
collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper
illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis,
treatment, and recovery. The Nurse Practitioner works within a
collaborative model to provide quality care and to improve patient
outcomes by strengthening continuity of care in all settings for
patients, families, and staff in both the hospital and physician
Essential Functions & Accountabilities
1) Accurately performs history and physicals for patients. Utilizes
sound clinical judgment based on best practice when implementing
the therapeutic regimen.
2) Documents all care provided, including pharmacological
dispensing, in an accurate manner.
3) Completes patient discharge planning and education; writes
appropriate orders and prescriptions. Performs patient education
and counseling to promote wellness.
4) Evaluates patient's progress toward attaining expected outcomes.
Evaluates effectiveness of interventions in relation to outcomes.
Documents patient's response to interventions.
5) Maintains accurate, legible, and confidential medical records in
accordance with federal and state laws.
6) All other duties as assigned, within the scope and range of job
Minimum Education and Experience
Master's degree in area of specialty. Certification as a Certified
Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) and state authority for
advanced practice in Adult Health.
Two (2) years' experience as an Nurse Practitioner in a physician
practice setting and/or related nursing experience
Three (3) years Nurse Practitioner experience in specific area of
practice (i.e. Oncology office).
Basic skills with Microsoft Office programs, or similar programs,
and patient database. Able to navigate medical websites
Advanced computer skills; skilled in use of EMR (electronic medical
record) in a medical office environment
Current Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse license with prescriptive
authority. BLS and ACLS required. AOCNP eligible with completion of
certification within 2 years of hire.
Keywords: Bayhealth, Newark , Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (ICU), Healthcare , Newark, Delaware
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