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348390 Nurse Practitoner I PD

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
General Summary StatementThe Critical Care Nurse Practitioner (CCNP) is a member of the Intensivist care team and is responsible for co-management of the critically ill complex patients in an Intensive Care Unit setting. The CCNP works collaboratively with the ICU Intensivist or designated alternative physician. The CCNP has specialized skills and knowledge related to the ICU setting, and performs physical exams, collects and analyzes data, formulates medical diagnoses, performs approved diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications and provides direct patient care. The CCNP also assumes a leadership role in the Rapid Response Team and Code Blue Team. The CCNP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, consulting and providing leadership to the organization and nursing profession.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesProvide direct clinical services for the critically ill adult patients according to established protocols and utilizes evidence-based clinical practice standards in collaboration with the attending Intensivist or designated substitute physician. ¢\tProvide emergency and urgent clinical services to any adult patient, employee or visitor via the Rapid Response team or Code Blue Team.¢\tObtain patient health histories and complete physical exams. Documents findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings. Complete both admission histories and physicals as well as Critical Care Consultations. Perform electronic documentation of daily progress notes, order entry and dictations according to standards.¢\tParticipate in daily radiology and multidisciplinary bedside rounding. Present patient cases during rounds in a scholarly and organized manner. Make revisions to plan of care as necessitated by daily rounding recommendations.¢\tOrder and interpret appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests. Explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedures(s) to patients, patients families and healthcare learners.¢\tPerform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients clinical status. Document patient preparation and response to procedure(s).¢\tDiagnose acute and chronic medical conditions.

Education\nGraduate from a Nurse Practitioner program in the specialty of Acute Care (ACNP) with a minimum of a Master’s Degree required. \n\nExperience\n3 years of nursing experience w/ 2+ years in acute care preferred.\n\n\nLicensure/Certifications: \nRegistered Nurse (RN) in the state of PA. \nCertified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) in Acute Care specialty in the state of PA\nPrescriptive Authority with Collaborating Physician Agreement in the state of PA\nBLS and ACLS Certification\n\nLicensure/Certification – Preferred\nControlled Substance Registration Certificate

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Posted: 2020-07-10 Expires: 2020-09-07

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348390 Nurse Practitoner I PD

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380

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