Nurse Practitioner Internal Medicine Fond Du Lac

Job ID: R24045

Shift: 1st

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Location: 210 Wisconsin American Dr., Fond Du Lac, WI 54937

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Hours Per Week: 40

Schedule Details/Additional Information:
36 patient contact hours per week to be determined.

May maintain an independent patient practice without a physician on site to act as an expert resource or provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services for patients in collaboration with or under the clinical supervision of a physician. Responsible for the patient evaluation, interpretation, diagnosis, and prescribing of appropriate medical and therapeutic measures. This job is based in both an outpatient clinic and inpatient hospital setting.

Evaluates, diagnoses, treats, and manages acute, critical and chronic patients illness and diseases within both an outpatient clinic and inpatient hospital setting.

Obtains medical histories, conducts physical examinations and assesses and determines differential diagnosis. Prescribes medication, therapy and treatments accordingly.

Interprets and evaluates patient data for the purpose of determining management and treatment of patients. Performs minor surgeries and routine procedures. Consults with physician as appropriate. Orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic studies in the field of clinical specialty trained and determined competent by a physician.

Adjusts patient care plan by reviewing and monitoring treatments and therapy plans. Counsels, instructs and educates patients on physical and mental health including: diet, preventive health measures, health behaviors, self-care skills, disease, treatment options, and normal growth and development.

Provides care coordination, which includes managing a variety of ancillary services, pre-operative plans, discharge planning, provider referrals and medical devices such as insulin pumps, defibrillators, and pacemakers.

Prescribes, recommends and regulates pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies across multiple care settings, including controlled medications that are warranted by patient’s diagnosis or changing medical condition.

Prepares, dictates and signs patient care plans and summaries of patient care. Maintains records according to established standards and guidelines.

Provides clinical direction to nursing staff regarding the continued care of patients. Follows through with nursing staff to ensure patient receives recommended care.

Scheduled Hours

Monday through Friday, Days 

Licenses & Certifications

Physician Assistant license issued by the state in which the caregiver practices.

Physician Assistant (PA-C) certification issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the caregiver practices, and

Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber license issued by the state of Wisconsin, and

Nurse Practitioner (ANCC) certification issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or

Nurse Practitioner (AANP) certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration, and

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA). May obtain within 6 months based on department discretion.

Degrees

Bachelor’s Degree in Physician Assistant.

Master’s Degree in Nursing.

Required Functional Experience

Preferred experience 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated high level of clinical proficiency, and excellent decision-making skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective member of a health care team. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively collaborate with and establish/build relationships with others. Proven organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively.

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