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Advanced Practice Provider

Company: Antelope Valley Medical Center
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Objective: The Advanced Practice Provider is licensed to independently perform a variety of primary healthcare and intensive care services and clinical procedures that require a high degree of clinical judgment in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients. Under the oversight from a physician and in accordance with standardized procedures and protocols the Advanced Practice Provider serves as coordinator of the multidisciplinary team in the implementation of an established plan of care and is responsible for ensuring continuity of patient care, communicating the plan of care with patients and families, and facilitating discharge.Duties and Responsibilities:A. Stroke Center Administration

  • Rounds on stroke patients with a focus on development and coordination of the plan of care
  • Facilitates early discharge planning and problem solving of patient care issues in collaboration with the multidisciplinary stroke team
  • Completes tertiary survey
  • Reviews diagnostic tests, medications, and plan progress
  • Assess and reassesses patient needs
  • Documents in progress notes and writes orders, including medication orders, transfer and discharge orders and discharge summary in collaboration with the Surgeon
  • Serves as a liaison between the stroke patient and the multidisciplinary stroke team
  • Participates in multidisciplinary stroke rounds
  • Responds to Code Strokes in the hospital, assisting in stroke patient evaluation and resuscitation/stabilization
  • Assists the Surgeon in procedures and performs procedures as credentialed
  • Facilitates Performance Improvement and Patient Safety (PIPS) process. This may include monitoring trends in care and adherence to practice guidelines, identifying complications or deviations from standards of care and PI indicators for further review
  • Attends Stroke Committee meetings
  • Participates in research selection, analysis and distribution of findings, and assists with guideline development B. Regulatory Duties
  • Collects data required for clinical reports for the Hospital, County, Emergency Medical Services and the State
  • Facilitates maintenance of licensure and accreditation standards among the multidisciplinary team for Stroke Center Verification
  • Facilitates compliance with regulatory agency standards, i.e. Joint Commission, CMS, OSHA C. Education
  • Continuously stays abreast of the most contemporary standards in stroke care science
  • Applies recent stroke Care science and systems innovations to the evaluation and improvement of AVH Stroke Program
  • Participates in staff education and in-services of stroke topics as requested
  • Provides patient and family education on injuries, plan of care, and discharge plan as well as any other education as appropriate
  • Provides injury prevention information to patients and families as indicated
  • Participates in injury prevention and community outreach initiativesNon-Essential Duties:
  • Clerical support such as phones, filing, and other duties as neededKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge
    • Advanced knowledge of stroke care
    • Knowledge of state and federal regulations relating to the stroke department Skills
      • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills
      • Demonstrated leadership skills
      • Strong analysis and problem solving skills Abilities
        • Ability to be self-directed and function autonomously
        • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
        • Ability to work collaboratively in a self-directed work team environment
        • Ability to handle diverse responsibilities concurrently
        • Ability to train employees and familiesEducation and Experience:Education
          • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with Master's Degree. Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program by the Board of Nursing for the State of California or graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program is requiredExperience
            • Two years experience in an inpatient critical care and/or emergency nursing area with a background in stroke care is required
            • One year experience as an Advanced Practice Provider preferred Required Licensure and/or Certifications:
              • For NP
              • Valid and current Registered Nurses license and Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State of California is required
              • Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner
              • Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number
              • For PA
              • Valid and current Physician Assistance license
              • Board Certification as a Physician Assistant
              • Valid and current Basic Life Support Provider is required
              • Valid and current Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required
              • Valid and current Pediatric Advanced Life Support provider certification is required
              • ATLS within one year of hirePhysical Requirements and Working Conditions:
                • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled environment subject to long periods of standing and walking
                • Regular exposure to biological products including blood, urine and fixed tissue samples
                • Regularly required to bend, stoop, reach, sit, lift, and carry up to 20 pounds.A detailed description of the physical requirements of this job is maintained in the Employee Health Department.
                  • NOTE: THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK PERFORMED BY PEOPLE ASSIGNED TO THIS JOB. THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS, AND WORKING CONDITIONS FOR THE PERSONNEL SO CLASSIFIED

Keywords: Antelope Valley Medical Center, Lancaster , Advanced Practice Provider, Other , Lancaster, California

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