Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a subsidiary of Massachusetts General Hospital, is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.
Family Nurse Practitioner needed for Somersworth Practice. Three to five year's experience is a must.
• Experience Minimum Required
• Patient Care ranging from newborn to geriatric
• Education Minimum Required
• Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner BSN program; Documentation of successful completion of at least 60 contact hours within the most recent licensure period, 4 of which must be in Pharmacology as defined by the New Hampshire and or Maine Board of Nursing.
• Special Skills Minimum Required
• Current certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center of the ANA in the relevant category or through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
• Licensure and/or Certifications Required
• APRN, RN
1. Clinical Practice
a. Elicits and records physical and mental health status, psychosocial history, including review of bodily systems
b. Performs examinations such as physical, sick visits, etc. and records findings of such. This includes performing emergent evaluations as necessary.
c. Initiates appropriate diagnostic tests to screen or evaluate the care-recipient's current health status
d. Assesses findings of history, review of systems, physical examination and diagnostic tests and formulates a diagnosis prior to implementing a treatment regimen
e. Performs diagnostic testing within the office settings as indicated
f. Combines and adapts data to determine that preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilize principles of prevention
g. Identifies health problems and learning needs of the care recipient
h. Plans, teaches, promotes and manages physical and mental health care in a continuous program
i. Implements and manages treatment regimens and administers, prescribes, dispenses and procures pharmacological agents
j. Administers injections, immunizations and oral medications
k. Arranges appropriate referrals
l. Initiates appropriate emergency treatment in life-threatening or unusual situations in order to stabilize the care recipient
m. Triages patient telephone calls. This includes providing telephone consultation and follow-up phone calls.
n. Continually monitors and ensures that continuity of care is uninterrupted between physician/nurse practitioner visits
o. Provides appropriate care for nursing home patients as indicated
p. Performs privileged procedures safely and with informed consent, as indicated
q. Documents all patient care activities accurately and in a timely manner as per policy and procedure and according to regulatory mandates
2. Professional Development - Ensures improvement in practice setting by assuming responsibility for self-development and life-long learning. Provides guidance to others in the practice.
. Provides mentorship to the office clinical staff in policies and procedures that impact the care of patients and promotes clinical competence and the acquisition of new skills for clinical staff
a. Collaborates in the development and implementation of educational plans for identified learning needs of clinical colleagues
. Works effectively and cooperatively with other members of the team to identify opportunities for improvement in Press-Ganey results and actively participates in recommending plans of action to address any identified issues
4. Doctors' Health Partnership
. Works effectively and cooperatively with other members of the team to identify opportunities for improving processes related to the management of the Doctors' Health Partnership. Actively participates in recommending plans of action to address any identified issues.
5. Other Duties
. Provides other functions common to the nurse practitioner role for which the ARNP is educationally and experientially prepared
Valid NH NP License and 3-5 years Experience as an NP
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