NP AC Pulmonary Job Req 90491
| Nurse Practitioner Acute Care
90491 - There is a great job opportunity for the experienced Acute Care Nurse Practitioner to join the Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine team that provides care for adult pulmonary patients with a wide range of conditions including pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, cystic fibrosis, sarcoidosis, lung cancer, sleep apnea, and pulmonary hypertension. The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner job includes the opportunity to provide comprehensive pulmonary care and services to adult patients including trach/vent patients, those in step down units, and others with chronic respiratory conditions and disorders.
Responsibilities for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Obtain patient histories and perform physical examinations
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic laboratory tests and scans
Formulate daily plans of care in collaboration with the attending physician
Coordinate and participate in admissions and discharges
Order and follow up on consults
Provide education and support for patients and families
Special skills and procedures include tracheostomy care, airway clearance devices, ventilator and gastrostomy tube management.
Qualifications for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Current RN license (or eligible) in Pennsylvania, required
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Recognition (or eligible) in Pennsylvania, required
Current CPR, BLS and PALS certifications, required
Minimum of 1 year of experience as an acute care nurse practitioner, required
Pulmonary or ICU medicine experience is a plus!
Join this leading academic hospital as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and become a part of a hospital that is recognized as one of the nation's best for their outstanding and compassionate care of patients and their families through the high level of state-of-the-art care in Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. The hospital is nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for 2016-17, and has achieved Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.
For more specific information on this position, please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.