Performs complex assessments of patientsâ™ health status through physical exam reviews, patient histories, diagnostic tests and procedures, and reviews lab results and other critical data; collaborates with interdisciplinary teams. Initiates orders for medications, laboratory, and other diagnostic testing and medical treatments on appropriate forms. Facilitates optimal length of stay and appropriate utilization of Hospital resources; facilitates efficient and comprehensive discharge planning. Promotes inpatient throughput.
Navigates a diagnosed patient from the diagnostic phase through the treatment and follow-up phases, assuring patient has appropriate/timely medical/supportive services. Diagnoses acute and chronic conditions affecting all organs systems. Effectively communicates treatment plans and/or procedures to patients/families through teaching and counseling, as needed.
Prescribes interventions and performs therapeutic measures to ensure the appropriate individualized plan of care is implemented. Applies knowledge of age-specific needs i.e.: pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients related to plan of care interventions and patientsâ™ responses to care. Identifies patientsâ™ knowledge deficits and contributes to education.
Attends medical rounds (or Tumor Boards) with physician/surgeon and pharmacist. Promotes continuity of care through communication with consulting/referring physician(s). Coordinates treatment plans with other caregivers. Facilitates discharge of patients in clinical area of specialization.
Writes and/or dictates progress notes, procedure notes, histories, physical examinations, and transfers/discharge summaries in accordance with medical policies.
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Master of Science degree in Nursing
Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner program
One to five years of experience in respective discipline
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Public speaking experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current, valid State of Florida Board of Nursing Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner license
ACLS, BLS, and/or NRP, as required by area of practice
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
If in Diabetes â“ Certified Diabetes Educator
If in FHFC/Pediatric Palliative Care â“ Hospice and palliative care certification
If in HBO2/Wound Care â“ Credentialed as Wound Care Specialist or Hyperbaric nurse; credentialed as Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
If in FH Infusion Center /Orlando Med Staff (working in GYN/ONC) â“ One of five oncology certifications by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC); credentialed as an Infusion Nurse; Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse (AONC) highly preferred or Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner (AOCNP) or Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI)
If in Palliative Care â“ Hospice and/or Post-Graduate ARNP Palliative Care specialty certification
If in Surgical Services â“ National Adult Nurse Practitioner certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Family nurse practitioner (FNP-BC), highly preferred, or pain management RN-BC
The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (APRN) provides comprehensive primary care services, acute care services, and extended care services in the area of nursing and medicine for individuals and their families as outlined in the Collaborative Practice Agreement. The APRN has prescriptive authority in the State of Florida under a practice agreement with a supervising physician, which includes ordering, conducting, and interpreting appropriate diagnostic testing. Responsible for identifying patientsâ™ alterations in health, assessing response to treatment, communicating appropriate data, implementing nursing intervention, and preparing for potential complications. The APRN supports the clinical operation of the department with primary focus on clinical services. The practitioner will be responsible for coordinating delivery of patient care in collaboration with the physician; adheres to Advent Healthâ™s Corporate Compliance Plan and all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
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