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Nurse Practitioner Acute Care Fairview Hospital Job


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HR Use Only: Nurse Practitioner Acute Care Fairview Hospital
Hospital: Fairview Hospital
Department: Nursing Support
Job Code: T31167
Pay Grade: 17
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Hours: 7am-7pm
Job Details: - Masters Degree Required

Fairview Hospital has an opportunity for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. The successful candidate will be provide care in an inpatient Critical Care/ICU setting to an adult population. This position currently requires weekends, holidays, and call. Preferred experience includes; one year as an NP preferred, but new graduates may apply, and two years clinical experience with ED, ICU, or internal medicine experience. Certification from an Acute Care program and current Ohio CTP or CTP-E is required.

Successful orientation will be determined by the experience level of the NP. A 75-day review of performance will occur to evaluate need for continued orientation or other planning.

Additional Job Duties and Responsibilities related to this position include:

Assess health status by obtaining relevant history and physical

Develops a plan of care in collaboration with attending ICU physician intensivists

Documents findings and notes in the medical record

Interprets laboratory and diagnostic testing and orders appropriate interventions

Develops working diagnosis and problem lists

Manages medical issues and consults appropriate services as warranted by the patient condition.

May perform procedures that are reflected in privileging such as line placements.

May prescribe and monitor medications as allowed by prescriptive authority through Ohio Board of Nursing and Cleveland Clinic policy

Participates in the informed consent process and patient education.

Collaborates with nursing, case management, physical and occupational therapy, pharmacy, and other members of the healthcare team to ensure high quality patient care.

Facilitate the discharge process and discharge planning, write discharge summaries as needed.

Bills appropriately for all services rendered


Functions in collaboration with a physician according to a standard care arrangement and specialty certification. Provides advanced nursing care to patients with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions, including the delivery of acute care services. Practice with a variety of specialty-based populations including neonatal, pediatric, and adult. Practices in any setting in which patients require complex monitoring and therapies, high intensity nursing intervention, or continuous nursing vigilance within the range of high-acuity care.

Job Responsibilities:

* Assess health status by obtaining relevant health and medical history.
* Performs a physical exam based upon the age and patient history as per the Standard Care Arrangement with a collaborating physician.
* Identifies significant health and medical risk factors.
* Documents findings in medical record. Orders, interprets and evaluates laboratory test and other diagnostic studies to assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
* Develops a diagnosis by analyzing and synthesizing collected data.
* Develops a treatment plan in collaboration with the physician and members of multidisciplinary care team.
* Performs diagnostic or therapeutic interventions consistent with certification, law and Cleveland Clinic privileges.
* May prescribe and monitor medications as allowed by prescriptive authority through Ohio Board of Nursing and CCF policy.
* Develops patient education plan.
* Participates in medical team rounds; collaborates with nursing, medical and other healthcare team members regularly to ensure safe,quality patient care.
* May perform admission history & physical, document progress notes, prepare discharge summaries as required.
* Assists with and facilitates discharge planning.
* Other duties as assigned.


Master's or Doctoral Degree in Nursing preferred.


Two years previous clinical nursing experience preferred.


Licensed as RN in State of Ohio, national certification as nurse practitioner by nationally accredited organization, current certificate of authority by Ohio Board of Nursing, certificate to prescribe preferred. BLS Healthcare Provider; ACLS or PALS may be required based upon work setting.

Category: RN/LPN/APN/Ambulatory/Other Nursing

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