Nurse Practitioner, Sr
Department: ONCPRO BMT Program
Status: Full Time
The Senior Nurse Practitioner diagnoses and treats acute, episodic, or chronic illness, may focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays. May prescribe medication. Must be
registered nurse who has specialized graduate education.
Acts as an advanced resource for specialty area or lead worker in clinic setting.
Performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care.
Operates with the highest degree of independence in provision of patient care services with minimal physician supervision and generally in a highly specialized area.
Assists in teaching students, residents and interns in complex techniques and procedures that are unique to specialized clinical setting.
Uses advanced skills and in-depth clinical knowledge in a highly independent manner to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care to clients across the continuum.
Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies.
Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment; works collaboratively to formulate treatment plans.
Implements appropriate management based on laboratory results, physical assessment, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, admission and discharge care in accordance with written practice protocols.
Initiates appropriate actions to facilitate the implementation of therapeutic plans that are consistent with the continuing healthcare needs of patients.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
Demonstrates caring practices by providing a compassionate and therapeutic environment for patients and their families.
Demonstrates awareness of legal issues and patients rights.
Identifies, analyzes, and resolves patient care issues to foster significant improvement in patient care.
Dictates and documents an accurate and timely manner.
Maintains provision of preventive health services.
Conducts or participates in daily multidisciplinary rounds.
Shares clinical expertise with professional and supportive personnel and collaborates with other healthcare disciplines to ensure continuity and quality of care.
Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
Other Related Functions
Acts as a role model and resource person for staff.
Participates in review and revision of policies and procedures.
Demonstrates compliance with standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies.
Establishes relationships with professionals of other health-related groups within the community.
Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication with diverse populations, including physicians, employees, patients, and families.
Participates in basic science and clinical research projects.
MN or MSN or DNP or PhD or DNS degree in nursing required.
ARNP license in the state of Florida.
After July 1, 2006, licensure applicants are required to have national advanced certification from an approved nursing specialty board.
Maintains current BLS certification.
Three (3) years nurse practitioner experience in the specific assigned area of specialty.
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