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Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Company: Rebound Behavioral Health Hospital
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The APRN will provide medical evaluations and treatment of patients at Rebounds' 63-bed facility under the supervisor of the Medical Director and work collaboratively with the medical/clinical staff under the guidelines of state licensure for Nurse Practitioners. The APRN will work closely with all departments to ensure patient needs are met and continuity of care is provided to the patients.\nESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team.
  • Participate in the formulation of patient Master Treatment Plan
  • Assess physical and psychiatric health of patient and formulate measures to meet patient needs.
  • Chart clinical observation (direct or through dictation), evaluations and treatment of patient in required time according to facility guidelines.
  • Communicate with physicians and other staff as necessary to provide quality care for patient within appropriate guidelines.
  • Encourage family involvement in patient care. Respond to identified patient and family educational needs.
  • Support and follow legal requirements, hospital policy and procedures, medical staff bylaws and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide services that are in accordance with the state guidelines for Nurse Practitioners.
  • Provide on-call responsibilities on scheduled basis directed by medical staff.
  • May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays. May prescribe medication.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. - When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. - Recognize that patient safety is a top priority. OTHER FUNCTIONS:
    • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
      • Master's in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner program required.
      • Clinical experience working with the patient population of the facility; ability to demonstrate knowledge of concepts of limit setting, therapeutic boundaries, crisis management, therapeutic treatment, environment and patient care required.
      • One or more years' experience as an RN with the patient population of the facility line of business required. LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
        • Current Nurse Practitioner license required, per state regulations/requirements, may also require a current DEA license.

Keywords: Rebound Behavioral Health Hospital, Rock Hill , Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Lancaster, South Carolina

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