The Advanced Practice Nurse will provide services to the designated Service Line to promote Nursing knowledge by functioning as a clinical resource to the Nursing Staff. The APN will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to lead and facilitate programs and teams to improve the process of care delivery to the indentified patient population. The Advanced Nurse Practitioner will provide direct, comprehensive, therapeutic and preventive healthcare service to the patients and their families. These functions will include, but are not limited to the following: assessment of health status, ordering and evaluating tests, diagnosing and initiating appropriate therapeutic interventions, providing instruction and counseling to patients and their families, collaborating with other health care providers to provide and coordinate services to patients, and prescribing medications. The APN will provide health care within the Advanced Nurse Practitioner scope of practice for those patients and MD’s in which they have a collaborative Practice Agreement with. The APN may also be asked to perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Current RN and APN licensure in Arkansas. Completion of an organized graduate program in nursing and preceptorship, including supporting documentation. Eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid provider number. Eligibility for DEA registration. Current BLS certification. Current ACLS certification (for in-patient setting) is preferred.
Current RNP and/or APN licensure in Arkansas. Documentation compliant with the State Nursing Board of satisfactory completion of a nurse practitioner educational program and completion of preceptorship. Eligibility for a Medicare provider number and DEA registration.
Experience: Three to five years of clinical experience preferred. One year experience in an APN Role preferred.
Physical Requirements: This job requires, at various times, the following physical activities; climbing, balancing, stopping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, carrying, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, and hearing, and sometimes exerting 20-100 pounds of force. The professional is required to have close visual acuity to perform daily activities. The individual may be subject to inside environmental conditions, hazards (including electrical currents high heat and chemicals), infectious diseases, and may be required to work with prisoners and mentally incapacitated patients.
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