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Nurse Practitioner ICU, PRN

Company: Northbay Healthcare
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a Registered Nurse who is accountable for functions which enhance the delivery of patient care in accordance with the standards of nursing practice through education, role modeling, standards development, quality improvement, program development and coordination and other duties assigned by the director. This NP is a member of the Advance Practice Nurses Group. This role focuses on the critical care/pulmonary patient population. The NP works in collaboration with directors, clinical managers and other CPM/NP positions. Duties include but are not limited to the following: bringing innovative ideas from and to the bedside, establishing clinical performance criteria and contributing to the analysis and appraisal of staff performance results through assessment of clinical abilities; pertinent advanced practice policy development; participating in quality improvement activities; and ensuring compliance with regulatory/accreditation standards. This position's role is to promote the provision of effective, high quality patient and family focused care to all patients.
1. Education : Graduate of an accredited nursing program with a Master of Science in Nursing degree or higher, major in Acute Care or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program required.2. Licensure/Credentials: Current California RN license required. Current California licensure as a Nurse Practitioner required. Certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center as an ACNP/AGACNP or other BRN approved body required. Current BLS and ACLS certification required. NP Obtains a Furnishing license and DEA license for schedule 2 drugs and above within 6 months of hire and maintains thereafter.3. Experience: Two (2) years clinical experience, including care of pulmonary/criticalcare patients preferred. Successful completion of Fundamental Critical Care Support Course preferred. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment. Newly graduated Acute Care Nurse Practitioners welcome to apply.4. Skills: Demonstrates ability to evaluate patient's physical and emotional status. Demonstrates ability to provide patient care based on age-related needs. Demonstrates current knowledge and skill in providing appropriate care for patients in the following age groups : Adult, and Geriatric. Demonstrates clear credentials check through the AHP process. Demonstrates ability to clearly set behavioral limits.5. Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the NorthBay Way. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. Excellent communication skills with patients, professional staff, and support staff.#northbay
NorthBay Healthcare provides sophisticated healthcare services not only in our two hospitals - NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield and NorthBay VacaValley Hospital in Vacaville California - but in our primary care and specialty care practices. From oncology to open heart surgery, and from birth through the end of life, NorthBay Healthcare has teams of medical experts ready to assist in your care.It is our goal to exude warmth and caring as we meet and greet patients, family and visitors in our hospitals and medical offices. Our dedication to our patients continues throughout their healthcare journey.

Keywords: Northbay Healthcare, Fairfield , Nurse Practitioner ICU, PRN, Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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