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Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist - Alton Memorial Hospital- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Alton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

* Full Time
* M-F Days
* Some weekned coverage, if needed
* No Call during off hours
* NP expereince preferred
* Hospitalist experience preferred

Overview

BJC Medical Group is the multi-specialty physician organization of BJC HealthCare and includes over 600 doctors and advanced practice providers who are affiliated with the top-ranked hospitals in the area.

Since 1994, BJC Medical Group has provided access to the world s best medicine through caring people and integrated systems. The providers are nationally recognized for excellent patient satisfaction and quality health care.

BJC Medical Group physicians are trained and certified in over 25 medical specialties and serve patients in more than 125 locations in the greater St. Louis, mid-Missouri and southern Illinois areas.


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Role Purpose
The Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice nurse who utilizes a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in a specialized patient care area. This position assesses, diagnose, prescribes, initiates plan of care and evaluates outcomes within the scope of a formal collaborative practice agreement with physician(s).

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Responsibilities

* Participates in professional development
* Manages the health care of patient populations with compassion through advanced health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician. Prescriptive responsibilities are reviewed by collaborative physician.
* Coordinates the care of patient populations, in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician, to ensure promotion of health and wellness through education of patients and families, coordination of services and placing referrals.
* Assesses development needs of staff and develops and delivers appropriate educational programs to meet staff needs.
* Develops treatment plans, treats patients with acute problems including illnesses and minor injuries following a predetermined protocol in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
* BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

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Minimum Requirements

* Master's Degree in Nursing
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Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Springfield , Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist - Alton Memorial Hospital- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Alton, Illinois

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