Nurse Practitioner- Ely VA Outpatient Clinic

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Location
Ely, MN
Posted
Jun 19, 2018
Closes
Jul 19, 2018
Ref
CBDO-10228449-18
Contact
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Part Time

NURSE PRACTITIONER- ELY COMMUNITY BASE OUTPATIENT CLINIC
APRN STATE LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED
3 YEARS NP EXPERIENCE IS STRONGLY PREFERRED

Come explore this great destination for outdoor recreation year-round! Activities range from snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, dogsledding, camping, fishing, and hiking. This area also boasts a close proximity to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Responsibilities

This position is located at the Ely VA Outpatient Clinic. In this role, the NP would require management of a PACT (PATIENT ALIGNED CARE TEAM) team of patients. Primary functions of this role include:

  • Obtain health history, perform physical exams and documents findings in the medical record
  • Order appropriate diagnostic procedures, and act on results
  • Prescribe medication, treatments and patient supplies per practice agreement
  • Educate patient/significant others on health care issues (i.e. medications, diet, life style changes and follow up).
  • Schedule patients for labs, EKG's, x-rays, procedures and appointments
  • Admit patients as needed
  • Act as consultant and resource to Clinic personnel
  • Participate in performance improvement initiatives
  • Independently see patients in clinic.
  • Manage complex treatment and medication regimen in outpatient setting
  • Develop, update/maintain and provide education to patients, families and significant others to maximize healthcare outcomes and promote wellness.
Work Schedule: Clinic hours of operation are Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday, 7:30AM - 4:30PM. No emergency, nights, holidays, weekends or after clinic hours calls, services are on site only. Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel to other VA clinics for this position.

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 3


CBDO-10228449-18-BAB

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