Mercy Medical Center Clinton Nurse Practitioner in Wilmington, Delaware

Department:

2402_5011 Wilmington Family Practice

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Position Purpose:

The Nurse Practitioner assists the designated attending Physician with overall daily operations in the practice and hospital. He/she will perform physical examinations and assessments on adults and adolescents over the age of 13. Administers quality medical care within the scope of practice. He/she will demonstrate keen clinical diagnostic judgment and understanding of the concepts of disease prevention and health promotion issues within the practice while administering quality patient care. He/she will support GI and Urology physicians for all inpatient consults and follow up for inpatient hospital patients.

Job Description Details:

Job Specific Accountabilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs

  • Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, psychological evaluations, or related therapeutic procedures

  • Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance), TJC (The Joint Commission), and state regulatory standards

  • Documents management of the patient by including physical assessment, diagnostic tests, results, evaluation of progress, and plan of care

Job Requirements :

  • Maintains certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Maintains licensure as above in the state of Delaware

  • Maintains prescriptive authority in the state of Delaware

  • Maintains federal DEA number

  • Maintains BLS and ACLS certification

  • Completes annual job specific and age specific competencies

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Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

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Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.