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348390 Nurse Practitoner I PD

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
General Summary Statement The 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. All CRNPs function under the guidelines as designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body. The CRNP will be held accountable through a formal job description, delineation of privilege and through their agreement with their collaborating physician and a Collaborative Practice Agreement. All clinical work hours and associated requirements will be defined and managed under the direction of the collaborating physician/division designee, and within the Human Resource guidelines. The Nurse Practitioner contributes to excellence in education, leadership, professional contribution and practice. Provides direct clinical care for patient population according to established protocols and utilizes evidence based practice standards in collaboration with team. Maintains accurate and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatments, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with organizational standards in the electronic health record (EHR). Identifies self properly to the patient and family, and clarifies the role of the nurse practitioner if necessary. The nurse practitioner should function within their scope and refer to the collaborating physician when outside of scope, and/or directed by the collaborating physician or when requested by the patient and/or family. Performs interventions specific to assigned patient population and collaborative agreement. Participates in the performance improvement processes to meet quality of care and service standards. Demonstrates awareness of professional responsibility as role model to peers and members of the health care team. Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients clinical status. Addresses patient and family concerns and creates a therapeutic relationship to provide support. Provide patient education, counseling and instruction regarding patient diagnosis, medical treatments, medications, and preventative care. Participate in and support accreditation, compliance and regulatory activities of the organization. Precept NP students and other health care learners. Identifies patient/family needs for community resources and refers appropriately.

Minimum Requirements: Education\n Graduate from a Nurse Practitioner program in the specialty of Acute Care (ACNP) with a minimum of a Master’s Degree required. \n\n Experience\n 3 years of nursing experience w/ 2+ years in acute care preferred.\n\n\n Licensure/Certifications: \n Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of PA. \n Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) in Acute Care specialty in the state of PA\n Prescriptive Authority with Collaborating Physician Agreement in the state of PA\n BLS and ACLS Certification\n\n Licensure/Certification – Preferred\n Controlled Substance Registration Certificate \nAdditional Information:

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Posted: 2021-04-14 Expires: 2021-06-12

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348390 Nurse Practitoner I PD

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380

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