Nurse Practitioner-Kidney Transplant

Job ID
2020-115443
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Organ Transplant - Kidney
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri; 8-5PM
Work Schedule
10 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Hello humankindness 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY - In collaboration with the physician/medical director, assumes clinical responsibility for tasks performed within Nurse Practitioner's scope of practice. Including: taking patient's history, performing physical examinations, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, establishing diagnosis and provide care and management for common illnesses and disease prevention in the pediatric and adult patient. The NP may assist in the admission, transfer or discharge from Health Care System. Makes appropriate referrals to specialists and community agencies. Participates in quality assurance and quality improvement program. Works within multidisciplinary team to develop plan for the patient and their family. In addition to the routine duties of detailed in NP scope of practice the in-patient, specialty NP will provide care and management for acutely ill patients, respond to emergency situations, and may also see patients in the intensive care units.

Qualifications

MINIMUM

Master's degree in nursing

Graduate of accredited program for nurse practitioners

Three years clinical experience in area of specialty

AZ RN license or RN License from a Compact State

Registered in AZ as Nurse Practitioner

Hold and maintain national certification in NP area, under AZ regulations

American Heart Association BCLS

ACLS Specialty certification when applicable; acceptable if obtained within the first 18months

 

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