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Nurse Practitioner PRN - Emergency Medicine

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

Job Description:

At NorthBay Health the Nurse Practitioner ("NP") provides routine direct care to emergency department ("Department") patients. This includes but is not limited to recheck and same day appointments. Performs physical examinations; performs or orders diagnostic tests; performs procedures and treatments; establishes diagnosis; prescribes medications; instructs patients and family members about medical conditions and treatment. Provides continuity for patients.
1. Education : Master's required. Graduate of an accredited nursing program including a Nurse Practitioner Program.
2. Licensure/Certifications: Current California licensure as a Nurse Practitioner and Board Certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, or Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. National Certification is a requirement. However, if Provide obtained Medicare billing privileges prior to 1/1/2001 and therefore qualifies for Medicare's exemption from the National Certification requirement, then the National Certification shall be preferred, but not required. Current AHA or equivalent certification in ACLS and CPR. Maintains a current DEA license for schedule 2 drugs and above. Maintains a current Furnishing Number for medications.
3. Experience: Three year's experience as a Nurse Practitioner, or completion of internship in emergency medicine at NorthBay.
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 : Pediatric, Adult, Young Adult, and Geriatric. Demonstrates clear credentials check through the AHP process. Demonstrates ability to clearly set behavioral limits.
5. Interpersonal Skills: 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.
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 PRN - Emergency Medicine, Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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