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RN-Nurse Practitioner-Preoptimization Clinic

Job ID: 3054
Job Category: Nurse Practitioner
Job Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMH-Memphis Hospital
Location: Memphis, TN

Summary

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides medical evaluation and treatment of Baptist Memphis patients in collaboration with and under the direction of the Supervising Physician. The NP in this role will assess surgical patients in the hospital setting, both inpatient and outpatient, at the Preanesthetic Clinic.The NP will administer a structured program of perioperative optimization for surgical procedures designed to minimize complications and provide consistent and improved outcomes. The NP will apply risk stratification principles to identify patients at risk for complications and apply evidence-based management approaches to mitigate that risk. The NP will support this care with appropriate documentation in the medical record.

Responsibilities

  • Perform appropriate history and physical for complex, acute, critical, and chronically ill patients.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests.
  • Prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of interventions.
  • Maintain accurate medical records.
  • Collaborate with other providers and members of the health care team in delivery of care and make appropriate referrals when needed.
  • Educate patients and families about medical conditions and treatment plans.
  • Facilitate staff, patient, and family decision making using evidence-based practice
  • Participate in research and development projects.
  • Participate in education of nurse practitioners, nurse practitioner students and medical students.

Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience
• BLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association Required

Experience Two (2) years nursing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 16677 - RN-Nurse Practitioner-Preoptimization Clinic
Facility: BMH-Memphis Hospital
Department: ME Baptist Ambulatory Center Baptist Memphis
Category: Nurse Practitioner
Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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