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Nurse Practitioner

Premier Health Consultants Topeka ,KS
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Summary

The Nurse Practitioner provides high quality, patient-focused health care services to all patients in collaboration with the other staff members to ensure that the individually planned needs and desires of patients are met, regardless of age or gender, on a continuing basis by performing the duties outlined below. The Nurse Practitioner will practice/perform the medical services as delegated or directed by the supervising physician as long as they are within the scope of practice for the RN/APRN. The NP will abide by the standards and laws governing the practice of nursing and advanced practice registered nursing as established by the designated State Board and specified State Professional and Occupational Standards. It is the obligation of each Nurse Practitioner to ensure that their supervisory requirements are adhered to, that the relationship of and access to the supervising physician is defined, and that a process for evaluation is established. It is the obligation of each Nurse Practitioner to keep current with required continuing education and licensure.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Maintains appropriate clinical standards.  Follows the guidelines established by the Company policy and procedure manuals.
  • Examines patients for symptoms and/or physical information while ensuring the delivery of high quality, patient-focused health care all while recognizing the patient’s individual rights. 
  • Aides the patients in their right to be informed and to participate in making decisions in all aspects of their medical care and treatment and initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, including patient and family instruction. Ensures that all aspects of care have respect for personal values and beliefs, and is focused on the individual needs of each patient.
  • Elicits and reviews information about patient’s medical history.
  • Orders or executes various tests, analyses, results, reports and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition in a timely manner to determine appropriate treatment and follow up.
  • Administers or prescribes treatments and medications appropriate for patient condition.
  • Promotes health by educational instruction as well as advising patients concerning diet, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease.
  • Refers patients to medical specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient’s well-being.
  • Accurately, efficiently, and completely documents necessary data for patient records to facilitate completion of billing processes.
  • All entries into the medical record whether electronic or on paper will be legible, complete, dated, timed and signed with appropriate credentials.  Documentation will be completed prior to discharge from the facility when possible but no later than 48 hours after discharge from the facility.
  • Utilizes all equipment, supplies, facilities, and resources of the Company in a prudent and efficient manner.
  • Participates in department quality improvement activities, staff educational programs, attends departmental meetings, and demonstrates and maintains clinical competency in the delivery of patient care services in accordance with Company guidelines.
  • Participates in Peer Review and Chart Audit processes as designated by the Medical Director.
  • Maintains supervisory duties over staff as required.
  • Must maintain collaboration with the physician to deal with issues outside of their scope of practice.
  • Maintains competency in skills relevant to the scope of services provided in the facility. The scope of services in specific markets will require employees to complete relevant training and to obtain additional certifications or licensure. (DOT Certification, Occupational Medicine Certification, Dispensing Permits, Telemedicine permits, etc.)
  • Other duties as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities      
May be required to supervise clinical and clerical staff.  

Education and/or Experience
Master’s Degree in Nursing

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
State Registered Nursing License; State Advanced Practice Registered Nurse License; Collaboration Agreement; CDS Controlled Substance License as applicable per prescriptive authority; DEA Drug Enforcement Agency Registration Number as applicable per prescriptive authority; Basic Life Support Certification

Other Qualifications   
Successful completion of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is preferred for full time NP.

Company Description
In 1999, Premier Health became one of the first healthcare companies in the nation to own and operate urgent care centers utilizing a health system, joint-venture model. Today the company is recognized industry-wide as one of most experienced and successful joint-venture, urgent care companies. With over 60 urgent care and occupational health clinics, Premier Health is now ranked as a top 10 "Private Urgent Care Operator" nationally by the respected on-demand healthcare consulting firm Merchant Medicine. Premier has equity and/or management partnerships with 11 health systems representing 28 hospitals providing on-demand care to nearly 500,000 patients annually at locations scattered across 7 states and Puerto Rico. Built on a foundation of strong physician leadership, Premier's clinical and administrative teams are unmatched in their breadth of “in the trenches” experience. The company offers a comprehensive, turn-key partnership model with Premier Health capable of leading all start-up and operational aspects required to succeed in today’s competitive urgent care environment. Premier Health is unique in that its joint-venture clinics operate under its health system partner’s name giving each network of clinics instant “brand-equity” and an early competitive advantage in their respective markets. Premier Health works closely with its partners to improve coordination of care across service-lines through systems integration and “patient navigation” processes that pave the way for “downstream referrals.” From quality measures to policies and procedures, Premier Health's partnerships are virtually seamless from the perspective of the healthcare consumer. Premier Health is mission-driven with an underlying commitment to providing convenient access to quality, cost-effective care in an urgent care setting.

In addition to joint-venture opportunities, Premier Health offers consulting services and support for select physician practices and other healthcare organizations. Premier Health guides healthcare providers through the steps required to start-up an urgent care and occupational health practice. Premier Health also assists providers with improving the efficiency of existing practices. Premier Health views the situation and requirements of each project as unique opportunities designed to meet the specific needs of the partner or client.

Premier Health is affiliated with some of the most respected health systems and physicians in the United States and it is through these partnerships that we touch the many lives each year through the use of a highly skilled staff and the latest technology available. Premier Health is a physician-owned, physician driven company committed to providing convenient access to quality, cost effective care in an urgent care setting.

We look forward to working with you.

Premier Health Consultants

In 1999, Premier Health became one of the first healthcare companies in the nation to own and operate urgent care centers utilizing a health system, joint-venture model. Today the company is recognized industry-wide as one of most experienced and successful joint-venture, urgent care companies. With over 60 urgent care and occupational health clinics, Premier Health is now ranked as a top 10 "Private Urgent Care Operator" nationally by the respected on-demand healthcare consulting firm Merchant Medicine. Premier has equity and/or management partnerships with 11 health systems representing 28 hospitals providing on-demand care to nearly 500,000 patients annually at locations scattered across 7 states and Puerto Rico. Built on a foundation of strong physician leadership, Premier's clinical and administrative teams are unmatched in their breadth of “in the trenches” experience. The company offers a comprehensive, turn-key partnership model with Premier Health capable of leading all start-up and operational aspects required to succeed in today’s competitive urgent care environment. Premier Health is unique in that its joint-venture clinics operate under its health system partner’s name giving each network of clinics instant “brand-equity” and an early competitive advantage in their respective markets. Premier Health works closely with its partners to improve coordination of care across service-lines through systems integration and “patient navigation” processes that pave the way for “downstream referrals.” From quality measures to policies and procedures, Premier Health's partnerships are virtually seamless from the perspective of the healthcare consumer. Premier Health is mission-driven with an underlying commitment to providing convenient access to quality, cost-effective care in an urgent care setting. In addition to joint-venture opportunities, Premier Health offers consulting services and support for select physician practices and other healthcare organizations. Premier Health guides healthcare providers through the steps required to start-up an urgent care and occupational health practice. Premier Health also assists providers with improving the efficiency of existing practices. Premier Health views the situation and requirements of each project as unique opportunities designed to meet the specific needs of the partner or client. Premier Health is affiliated with some of the most respected health systems and physicians in the United States and it is through these partnerships that we touch the many lives each year through the use of a highly skilled staff and the latest technology available. Premier Health is a physician-owned, physician driven company committed to providing convenient access to quality, cost effective care in an urgent care setting. We look forward to working with you.

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