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Nurse Practitioner Family Care at Alton

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Alton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

  • Days, 8a-4:30
  • License: PA or FNP -
  • Family Practice
  • 30 minute patient appointments
  • Located on Alton Memorial Hosptial Campus
  • Address: 2 Memorial Drive, Suite 220, Alton IL 62002 (Medical Office Bldg A) OverviewBJC 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.Role PurposeThe Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care) utilizes a high degree of knowledge, skill, and competence to deliver patient care in a primary care clinic setting. This position assesses, diagnoses, and initiates a patient care treatment plan within the scope of a formal collaborative practice agreement with a primary care physician. In this role, patient care is performed with considerable independence, guided by physician-approved protocols, and evaluated through chart review, consultations, and the observation of results under the general medical direction of an Internal Medicine/Family Medicine physician.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.
    • Performs Other Responsibilities as AssignedMinimum Requirements
      • Master's Degree in Nursing
      • Registered Nurse (RN)
      • Nurse Practitioner Certification Preferred QualificationsPreferred Requirements
        • 2-5 years of experienceBenefits StatementNote: not all benefits apply to all openings- - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- - 401(k) plan- - Tuition Assistance- - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts- - -On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)- - -Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal StatementThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Equal Opportunity Employer Benefits and Legal StatementBJC Total RewardsAt BJC we're committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
          • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
          • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
          • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
          • 401(k) plan with BJC match
          • Tuition Assistance available on first day
          • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
          • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
          • Adoption assistanceTo learn more, go to *Not all benefits apply to all jobsThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Springfield , Nurse Practitioner Family Care at Alton, Healthcare , Alton, Illinois

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