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SSM Health Nurse Practitioner - Express Clinic - PRN - southern Illinois in Centralia, Illinois

Successful candidates must have/be:

  • Successful completion of an accredited NP or PA school

  • Hold current Board Certification.

  • Independent practice experience is a requirement of any candidate to apply. One must have at least 1 year of independent practice experienced to be considered for the position. Any candidate without will not be considered for the role.

  • Active Illinois APN or PA license is preferred.

  • Candidates must be willing to work weekends and some Holiday's

In collaboration with physician(s), demonstrates and provides professional nursing care to specialty patients requiring an advanced level of knowledge and management of their nursing care.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Initiates and provides medical interventions in response to acute changes in patient conditions.

  • Provides educational services to nursing and ancillary departments and serves as an educational consultant on clinical practice issues.

  • Applies evidence based practices to achieve multidisciplinary collaboration to facilitate continuity of care.

  • Contributes to the satisfaction of the medical staff by collaborating with physicians to deliver best care.

  • Recognizes and utilizes opportunities to act as a change agent by introducing nursing practice innovations.

  • Evaluates nursing practices associated with specialty area, defines needs/problems with patient care and makes constructive suggestions that creates a positive patient outcome.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Master's degree from nationally accredited Nurse Practitioner program

EXPERIENCE

  • One year experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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