Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 20165
The APC Nurse Practitioner (APCNP) functions in an Advanced Practice Role as a clinical expert and independently performs and documents a complete physical examination for acute and complex chronically ill patients. The APCNP administers medical care to assigned population. The APCNP administers preventive care and chronic illness surveillance. The APCNP’s responsibilities include assessment, diagnoses and management of health-illness needs. The primary goal is to deliver Age Friendly Health Systems by focusing on geriatric principles, including the 4M’s (What Matters, Medication, Mentation and Mobility) using evidence-based practices in the care for older adults.
Demonstrates commitment to PIH Health’s philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture
Clinical expertise within chronic care management
Ability to provide comprehensive patient assessments evaluate explain, teach, and problem solve using critical thinking
Organizational skills and personal leadership qualities including tact and diplomacy, necessary to coordinate all aspects of the program and to integrate the efforts of the hospital, medical staff, program faculty and staff
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal and conflict resolution abilities
Understands potential impacts and consequences of decision making in situations including interdependencies between departments within the enterprise
Demonstrates expertise in the 4M’s: What Matters, Medication, Mentation, Mobility in caring for older adults
Advocates for “What Matters” for the patient, documenting, communicating and applying patient’s wishes to guide their care
Provides socioeconomic resources and coordinate interdisciplinary care, including case manager and social worker team members.
Excellent communication with both health care teams and patient, family and caregivers
Recognizes and proactively improve gaps in care and communication
Demonstrated expertise in assessment, intervention, and patient care management.
Provides health education, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses for acute, critical and complex ill patients
Provides comprehensive instructions and teaching on disease processes
Effectively communicates with physicians for follow-up care or referrals
Knowledgeable regarding scope of practice
Excellent customer service skills
Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
Skilled at conflict resolution
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Current California Nurse Practitioner License
Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited nurse practitioner program
Board Certification: Board certified as a Nurse Practitioner
Two to five (2-5) years previous experience in chronic care/palliative care outpatient setting
Organizational skills and personal leadership qualities including tact and diplomacy, necessary to coordinate all aspects of the program and to integrate the efforts of the hospital, medical staff, and program staff
Evidence of continuing education and self-development to support license requirements
Current Basic Life Support Card
California Driver’s License and current car insurance required
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