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Sanford Health APP - Nurse Practitioner Inpatient | Center for Care Management in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Central Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides service to patients in designated care settings, including: acute, short and long-term care, by assisting physicians, assessing patients, and treating injuries and ailments. This position is specific to the Comprehensive Care & Community Services Clinic, which is part of the Center for Care Management. The CNP works in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team in the hospital and ambulatory settings, the PCP, community partners and the patient to manage care during the 30 day post discharge period. At times, the care management period may exceed 30 days for patients who do not have a medical home, and the CNP may serve as the patient's PCP. Advanced care management skills are required, as well as strong communication skills, clinical expertise in the APP role, knowledge of population health strategies and leadership skills. The CNP will provide after-hours follow-up for patients as needed, without a structured call schedule. Obtains a thorough medical history from patient and dependent on patient population and setting, will perform an examination and/or assessment to determine patient's needs. With other healthcare professionals, analyze and interpret information collected from patient, medical records, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information, to develop and establish appropriate diagnosis. Acknowledges and demonstrates the importance of care coordination and navigation by rounding on patients. Works in collaboration with providers and independently to provide care. Formulates a plan for treatment of the patient and prescribes medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized if necessary, in order to aid recovery and manage pain. Maintain complete and detailed records of patients' health care plans and prognoses in a timely manner. Makes necessary healthcare referrals. Provide patients with information needed to promote health, reduce risk factors, or prevent disease or disability. Counsels' patients and family members about self-management on prevention and treatment plan for health issues, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances. May participate in clinical research studies. Incorporates evidence based practice guidelines into care. Maintain current knowledge of state legal regulations for advanced practice provider practices, including reimbursement of services. Keep abreast of regulatory processes and payer systems such as Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and private sources, as applicable. Demonstrate extensive advanced knowledge of medical principles, practices and techniques.

Department Details

The Center for Care Management provides care coordination for inpatients and assures safe transitions for patients at discharge. The Comprehensive Care & Community Services is an ambulatory clinic as part of our Transitional Care focus for high-risk, complex patients. This clinic follows patients after discharge to assure patient-focused care delivery to meet goals of care. The APP works collaboratively with hospital and ambulatory interdisciplinary teams and the PCP to coordinate care, reduce readmissions and improve patient outcomes and experience. The APP will work days, Monday through Friday, and provides after-hours support for critical lab results and select patient requests. This role does not have a specific on call commitment at this time, but call could be required in the future.

Prior Nurse Practitioner experience preferred as this APP will work fairly independently

Qualifications

Completion of a master’s, postmaster’s, or doctorate from an nurse practitioner program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education or National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Demonstrated current competence and provision of care, treatment, or services for an adequate volume of patients in the past twelve months, or completion of master’s/post-master’s degree program in the past twelve months. Experience must correlate to the privileges requested.

Current licensure by the applicable state board of nursing for advanced practice. Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe controlled substances.

Current certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or an equivalent nationally recognized body. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Advanced Practice Provider
Req Number: R-48408
Featured: No