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Company: Methodist Hospitals
Location: Crown Point
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Under direction, to perform work providing medical services to patients within the scope of their license to practice in the State of Indiana in a physician office practice setting.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(*Essential Functions)Assists in identifying potential areas of program development, developing strategic implementation plan, identifying, implementing and coordinating program development objectives from the clinical and nursing perspective, continuous monitoring and implementation of the most efficient and effective patient care systems, designing and implementing of clinical research and quality improvement projects.Identifies patient educational needs and designs and implements a comprehensive patient education plan.Performs a complete physical exam, including the complete system on patients identifying abnormalities and changes, and documents findings in the patients chart and relays pertinent information to the physician.Performs other duties as assigned.Provides leadership and direction for the program and office staff, and mentors office staff , providing leadership and direction.Supports the activities of the medical director, physicians, and Supervisor of Operations through consultation and direct patient care activities in physician office settings.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS (Minimum Requirements)KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESDemonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the adolescent, young adult, middle adult and geriatric patient served within the service line.Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.Demonstrates a high degree of independent action, constantly seeks new information and sources.Professional leadership evident through membership and active involvement in the professional community and organizations.Ability to assess and interpret data about the patients status in order to identify each patient's age specific needs and to provide the care needed by the adolescent, young adult, middle adult and geriatric patient groups serviced.Ability to update and maintain current knowledge based through continuing education.Ability to work independently and in a team environment.EDUCATIONGraduation from a recognized college or university of nurse practitioner training.Bachelors Nursing Required3 Healthcare/Medical - Nurse Practitioner PreferredLicensed Nurse PractitionerCardiopulmonary resuscitation certificationSTANDARDS OF BEHAVIORMeets the Standards of Behavior as outlined in Personnel Policy and Procedure #1, Employee Relations Code.CONFIDENTIALITY/HIPAA/CORPORATE COMPLIANCEDemonstrates knowledge of procedures for protecting and maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family, organizational and other medical information. Understands and supports the commitment of Methodist Hospitals in adhering to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing ethical business practices for healthcare providers.DISCLAIMER - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Keywords: Methodist Hospitals, Gary , NURSE PRACTITIONER-CP SPORTSPL, Healthcare , Crown Point, Indiana

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