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Nurse Practitioner EBC (317) 

About the Organization The Hancock Physician Network is a group of experienced physicians specializing in internal medicine, family practice, OB/GYN, pediatrics, pulmonary medicine, and behavioral health. We provide the highest-quality care-with kindness and professionalism-to the patients and families we serve.



Our Mission is to improve the health of patients and families in the communities we serve with respect, integrity, and clinical excellence.  
Category Hancock Wellbeing At Work - 7193  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: Nurse Practitioner-Immediate Care/EBC, a non-exempt position, is responsible for direct patient care and for other administrative duties as assigned by the Medical Director and his/her designee in accordance with the Indiana Nurse Practice Act.

QUALIFICATIONS:

JOB SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Assesses patients appropriately by obtaining health history and evaluating presenting illness.
  • Order/performs diagnostic testing appropriately.
  • Documents treatment plan appropriately in the EMR.

PREREQUISITE SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of advanced practice of nursing including anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and therapeutics, basic nutrition, behavioral factors, psychosocial/family systems, diagnostic testing, interpretation of results and clinical decision making, alternative treatment modalities.
  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices and regulations related to evaluating and providing patient care, and professional ethics related to the delivery of nursing care.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments used to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a safe work environment.
  • Knowledge of health promotion, health risk identification, and patient education principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of community, professional, and educational resources.
  • Skill in oral and written communication including interviewing to gather medical histories; providing presentations, consultations, facilitation, and documentation, e.g., writing medical orders, patient education materials, and medical record updates. May require skill in using computerized health information management systems.
  • Skill in case management, time management, problem solving, crisis intervention, multitasking, and other organizational matters.
  • Skill in modifying methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide appropriate nursing care and in initiating appropriate emergency response and investigatory procedures.
  • Ability to analyze complex data and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, clinical staff, and the public.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following list describes the essential duties of this role. Individuals in this role may not perform all of these duties, or may perform additional, related duties not listed here.

  • Practice medicine using sound medical judgment and adhere to all ethical considerations of the practice of medicine, understanding limitations consistent with Indiana Nurse Practice Act and seek consult when advisable.
  • Practice medicine using sound medical judgment and adhere to all ethical considerations of the practice of medicine, understanding limitations consistent with the Indiana Nurse Practice Act and seek consult when advisable; keep abreast of current technologies and industry standards.
  • Meet all clinical obligations of the medical practice, CLIA compliance, drug prescription compliance, HIPAA, State and Federal regulations and Safety regulations.
  • Follow internal policies and procedures; be accountable for all operational tasks including clinical documentation completion.
  • Advise administration of any issues that impact the practice.
  • See patients in a timely and efficient manner, stay reasonably on time for scheduled appointments throughout the day. Patient relations, patient experience and STUDER goals necessitate this important consideration.
  • Accountability for appropriate coding to ensure accurate billing
  • Charting on patient medical records is routinely expected to occur on the same day as the patient visit.
  • Demonstrate on-going support and respect for administration in all communications, either privately with staff or in a group setting;
  • Routinely see patients in the time allotted, adjusting to daily patient flow issues to remain on schedule;
  • Adhere to administrative priorities, without setting conflicting personal ones
  • Assist in creating a constructive professional atmosphere for the staff by being a positive influence; actions/comments should enhance morale and staff relations;
  • Serve as a resource for administration in various capacities related to a wide range of needs; meet periodically with administration at their request, either routinely or on an as needed basis.
  • Serve as a role model for staff by setting a good example, which includes but is not limited to punctuality.

Demonstrates the following competencies:

  • Demonstrates professional/appropriate dress, verbal and non-verbal communication skills, and effective written communication skills
  • Understands HIPAA and Corporate Compliance guidelines and regulations, acknowledges patient rights
  • Stands as a patient advocate, with appropriate empathy, resolve and respect in communication and actions with patient and family. Recognizes opportunity for improvement regarding patient concerns.
  • Demonstrates continual learning, utilizes evidence based practice to affect change.
  • Cultivates effective partnerships and collaborations with providers
  • Understands IT resources
  • Appropriately delegates to ensure optimal operational workflow

Attitude/Customer Competencies

  • Caring, compassionate, and approachable in all customer contacts
  • Privacy - respects customers' right to privacy and modesty
  • Confidentiality - maintains customers' confidentiality
  • Telephone etiquette - AIDET
  • Appearance - takes personal ownership in appearance and that of work environment
  • Initiative - takes necessary steps to fix problems immediately
  • Providing Direction and Customer Acknowledgment - provides personalized attention by being courteous, friendly, and helpful when responding to customers' needs
  • Timely service - recognizes that customers' time is very valuable; provides them with prompt service
  • Customer information/education - provides customers with the best information needed to make informed choices

Relationship Competencies/Work Group Competencies

  • Demonstrates advocacy, respect and truth telling
  • Demonstrates accountability for own actions
  • Demonstrates ability to respectfully address interpersonal conflicts
  • Takes initiative to help others
  • Demonstrates a learning attitude toward solving problems
  • Demonstrates openness to change and new learning
  • Reports to work on time and has regular attendance
  • Adheres to practice defined dress code
  • Attends sstaff meetings

Ethical Decision-Making

  • Respects the needs, expectations and rights of all individuals
  • Advocates the rights of all to a safe environment
  • Uses sensitivity to cultural diversity to guide decision-making

Performance Improvement

  • Identifies work processes and strives to reduce cost and increase satisfaction
  • Identifies customers and demonstrates understanding of customers' expectations
  • Actively works to increase satisfaction of all
  • Monitors customers' satisfaction
  • Takes active role in department process improvement efforts; demonstrates understanding of outcomes
  • Demonstrates an understanding of responsibilities
  • Demonstrates diagnostic thinking/reasoning
  • Utilizes feedback from peers, supervisor, customers to drive performance and behaviors
  • Prioritizes workplace safety
 
Position Requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • Current state license as Registered Nurse.
  • Current state license as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Authority.
  • Current CPR certification.

ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • BSN required, MSN preferred.
  • Successful completion of advanced practitioner training and certification as a practitioner (general or specialized) from an approved nurse practitioner program.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of three years of professional nursing experience in a clinic setting. Prefer at least one year of nurse practitioner experience.
  • Mandatory Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Corporate Compliance (including Confidentiality), Infection Control, and education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies, scope of practice, and/or Hancock Physician Network.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position Nurse Practitioner EBC (317)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 9/21/2023  
Location Hancock Well-Being At Work  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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