Nurse Practitioner - Pre-operative Clinic
Work Hours: M-F, variable day hours, mostly 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing advanced nursing care in the pre-op clinic to in-patients pre-scheduled for surgeries. Duties include, but are not limited to, assessing patient's health status, performing physical exams, identifying significant health risks, and ordering treatments and diagnostic tests under Standardized Protocols Procedures. Communicates clinical findings to, and works collaboratively with, physicians to develop patient treatment and education plans.
This position reports to the department director and must meet credentialing requirements established for nurse practitioners.
Must demonstrate interpersonal relations and critical thinking skills, and ability to work independently. Must be eligible to be an approved Medicare Provider. Two years previous experience as a nurse practitioner preferred. Experience with pre-op assessment preferred.
As necessary for required licensure and credentialing as nurse practitioner.
Current California RN/NP license, with California BRN issued Furnishing Number. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2821