Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs .
SUMMARY - At Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, we deliver humankindness through a wide range of health, social and support services in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. As part of our team, you will provide clinical expertise, support and oversight that helps ensure our patients receive exceptional care. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to champion the change by joining in our mission of healing through humankindness. In collaboration with the physician/medical director, assumes clinical responsibility for tasks performed within Nurse Practitioner's scope of practice. Including: taking patient's history, performing physical examinations, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, establishing diagnosis and provide care and management for common illnesses and disease prevention in the pediatric and adult patient. The NP may assist in the admission, transfer or discharge from Health Care System. Makes appropriate referrals to specialists and community agencies. Participates in quality assurance and quality improvement program. Works within multidisciplinary team to develop plan for the patient and their family. In addition to the routine duties of detailed in NP scope of practice the in-patient, specialty NP will provide care and management for acutely ill patients, respond to emergency situations, and may also see patients in the intensive care units.
Since 1962, Barrow Neurological Institute has been providing care for patients with neurological conditions such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, cerebral aneurysms, brain and spinal cord tumors and Parkinson's disease. At the heart of the Institute are professionals dedicated to providing compassionate patient care and to finding treatments, and possibly cures, for these sometimes devastating diseases.
Located in Phoenix, Az, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.
+ Three years clinical experience in area of specialty
+ AZ RN license or from a Compact State in good standing
+ Master's in nursing; graduate of accredited program for nurse practitioners
+ Registered in AZ as Nurse Practitioner
+ Hold and maintain national certification in NP area, under AZ regulations
+ BCLS (American Heart Association)
+ ACLS Specialty certification when applicable; acceptable if obtained within the first 18months
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Job ID _2021-156180_
Employment Type _Full Time_
Department _Advanced Practice Nursing_
Hours / Pay Period _80_
Facility _St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center_
Standard Hours _Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)_
Work Schedule _8 Hour_
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