Under general supervision and in accordance with standardized procedures, incumbent performs physical examinations and treats common episodic and chronic health care problems in the Surgery clinic, counsels patients and families, monitors patient progress, assists with medical research projects. The Nurse Practitioner takes a leading role in activities such as managing the clinical aspects of clinic, patient rounding and care, nursing performance improvement, job performance/competency evaluations, staffing, scheduling and working with the directors, employees, and preceptors in the orientation and training of new employees. Executes leadership in the following areas: Direct/Indirect Patient Care, Support of Systems, Research, Education, and Professional Leadership. Works in collaboration with other health care team members, consulting and referring as appropriate, but retains responsibility for ongoing clinical management of the patient. Must work with any and every physician in the Surgery Clinic. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education: • Bachelor's degree. • Master's degree preferred. Minimum Experience/Knowledge: • Five years clinical nursing experience. • Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience. Required License/Certification: • Valid California Registered Nursing license. • Valid California Nurse Practitioner license. • ACLS Required • BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association • Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
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