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Catholic Health Initiatives Nurse Practitioner Critical Care in Little Rock, Arkansas

Nurse Practitioner Critical Care

CHI St. Vincent HealthLittle Rock, Arkansas

Requisition ID 2021-195792 Employment Type Per Diem Department Adult Cardiovascular Surgery Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Day Standard Hours 7am - 4pm Remote No


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Accurately assesses Crticial Care CV patients conditions and documents effectively to support charges and to communicate with other providers.

Provides comprehensive patient assessment, including functional, mental, social and physical conditions. Establishes accurate diagnosis.

Seeks consultation/supervision of physician as needed to confirm proper assessment.

Appropriately involves patients and caregivers in treatment planning.

Provides interface between clinic and other providers to assure timely, comprehensive services for patients.

Independently develops and implements treatment plans and evaluates patient’s outcomes.

Complies with all statues and regulations governing Advanced Practitioner Nurses and functions within the legal boundaries of the APN category.

Takes responsibility for clearly communicating patient needs, care plans and problem resolution to physicians and other healthcare teams.

Possesses knowledge and skill to provide supervision to clinical staff as needed.

May develop a preceptorship for student nurses in the Senior Health Clinic.

Independently identifies program weaknesses/gas in service and contributes to development of program components to insure state of the art interventions and services.

Develops/maintains policy and procedure for patient care activities.

Uses process improvement skills to contribute to team development and program growth.

Actively participates in hospital and department projects and committees as appropriate.

Provide RN services approximately 50% of the time.

Provide clinical support for physicians in satellite clinics.

Provide care to nursing home patients approximately 50% of the time.


Current RNP and/or APN licensure with Acute Care certification in Arkansas.

Eligibility for a Medicare provider number and DEA registration.

Master’s Degree in Nursing

Experience in APN/RNP patient care preferred.

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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