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APRN - Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist

Location: Manhattan, KS, United States
Date Posted: Aug 3, 2019

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Job Description

We Are Hiring

APRN-Nurse Pract-Presc Authori - Physicians Hospitalists - Full-Time, Night - Mercy Regnl Health Ctr College - Manhattan,KS

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Via Christi has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, our integrated health system – with hospitals, physician clinics, therapy centers and other health services – is the largest healthcare provider in Kansas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Nurse Practitioner - Hospitalist with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to partner with the hospitalist team to deliver outstanding inpatient care.  In collaboration with a physician, the APRN provides for the expansion of individualized primary healthcare services by diagnosing and treating certain acute or chronic health conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Counsels and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within (45 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Certified Nurse Practitioner credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing and board certification obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Master's degree of Nursing required

Work Experience:

  • Prior inpatient or emergency room APRN experience strongly prefered.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
 
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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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