Nurse Practitioner - FT

Employer
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Location
Prior Lake
Posted
Jun 27, 2017
Closes
Jul 20, 2017
Ref
3363
Contact
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Category
Healthcare
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Shift - Hours: First
Days: TBD - based on business needs
Hiring rate or hiring range: Based on qualifications
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Provides medical treatment for patients; including SMSC Community members and their families, SMSC employees and their families, and Native Americans living in Scott County, in a clinic setting. Diagnoses and treats acute, chronic, and long-term healthcare issues. Teaches and counsels patients regarding prescribed medical treatments and also emphasizes wellness and disease prevention.


Job Duties:

  1. Provide patients with a thorough physical examination which includes a health history, review of physical complaints, diagnostic and laboratory testing, and other diagnostic interventions as needed for the treatment of acute, chronic, and long-term healthcare issues.
  2. Review and discuss patient-specific treatment methodologies available and treatment plan options in an effort to determine which treatment is best suited for the patient's health condition.
  3. Under the supervision of a physician, prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
  4. Educates patients and/or families about wellness and preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
  5. Evaluate and document patient progress and adjust treatment as indicated.
  6. Document the examination, diagnosis, treatment plan, prognosis, and any relevant medical information for each patient within the confidential patient record.
  7. May refer patients to a physician or other health care provider for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.
  8. Provides health education opportunities for staff on various health-related topics as requested.
  9. Complies with HIPAA rules and maintains all patient information confidentially and securely.
  10. May be required to travel up to two weeks in a calendar year to treat patients through the SMSC Mobile Unit.

Requirements:

Nurse Practitioner requirements:

  1. Successful completion of a Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
  2. Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse by and in good standing with the Minnesota Board of Nursing.
  3. Must be currently certified as a Nurse Practitioner by and in good standing with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
  4. Good computer skills to include MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as other health care or business related software as needed.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Must hold and maintain Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. If not CPR certified upon hire, must obtain certification within 90 days of employment.

* This position will include every other weekend and rotating holidays*