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Advanced Practitioner RN

Job Description
Description
Manchester Memorial Hospital
Situated in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest, Manchester Memorial Hospital has provided whole-person care to members of Clay, Jackson, and Owsley counties for 100 years. Inspired by our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, we continually look for ways to bring hope, health and healing to the patients we have the honor of caring for. As a member of Adventist Health System, one of the largest faith-based healthcare organizations in the U.S., we also offer world-class opportunities for our team members to learn, grow and serve across the nation.
Work Hours/Shifts
Full Time 11a - 11p
What you will responsible for:
Provides direct patient care services in collaboration with a physician including general and preventative care, assessment, physical examination, initiation of management and treatment of the patients within scope of practice.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direct physical and psychological care in emergencies
Provides direct primary, preventative and therapeutic nursing care appropriate to the age of patients served.
Performs minor surgical and invasive procedures such as suture of lacerations (not involving nerves or tendons) and incision and drainage of abscesses
Documents essential history information and physical exam components that support the derived diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan as reviewed
Demonstrates sense of judgment by appropriate counseling, referrals and orders as documented on the record
Orders and interprets diagnostic testing appropriately; refers abnormal results to physician for review when necessary
Effectively collaborates with other providers and support staff as necessary to provide consistent care to patients
Ensures adequate patient health records are maintained and confidentiality is maintained as per HIPAA regulations
Attends 80% of clinic staff meetings
Maintains updated collaborative practice agreement as needed
Prescribes medications within scope of practice
Practices independently
Fulfills responsibility for job assignments according to accrediting and regulatory guidelines in a manner consistent with hospital corporate compliance plan
Performs all other departmental duties and responsibilities not listed in job description as requested by department supervisor and / or members of administration
Supervises skills and performance of clinical support staff to assure clinical competence
Qualifications
What you will need:
Graduate of an accredited APRN program
Accumulates appropriate continuing education units in time limits established by state and national registries to ensure the licensure is current at all times.
Maintains professional licensure of a APRN in the state of Kentucky
Maintains current good standing with Kentucky Board of Nursing
Maintains current CPR certification
Must possess valid DEA license if practicing more than one year ( will have 30 days from first anniversary date of hire to obtain a DEA license)
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.



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