Nurse Practitioner Per Diem - Orthopaedic Clinic
SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner is an Advanced Practice Practitioner who is accountable for a "defined" patient population. Functions in the roles of expert practitioner, consultant, educator, patient advocate, care coordinator and researcher within a specialized area of practice. Possesses and exhibits a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in the provision of health care directly to the patient, family or community, or indirectly through guidance of care by other professional personnel. Provision of patient care is conducted and performed utilizing the medical model within the scope of licensure and in accordance with applicable law, regulations, and in accordance with CHCC policies. Upon acceptance of an offer of employment and prior to providing patient care, candidate must submit Scope of Practice and all information for credentialing, to the Medical Staff office, Hospital Interdisciplinary Professional Practice Council.
REQUIREMENTS: A) Current California Registered Nurse Licensure; B) Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner program; C) Master's Degree in Nursing;
D) California State Certification as a Nurse Practitioner; E) NP National Certification required within six (6) months of employment; F) Minimum three (3) years related experience; Prefer five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience which demonstrates professional working knowledge of nursing theory and practice, with competence in physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and management of acute and chronic pediatric problems;G) BLS required; H) Bilingual skills desirable; I) Must successfully complete the credentialing process through the Medical Staff office viaCIDP for the appropriate scope of practice, written standardized protocols, and furnishing privileges.
POSITION DETAILS: Per Diem