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APP Bronson LakeView Family Care Decatur

Company: Bronson Battle Creek
Location: Paw Paw
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

A career with Bronson opens up new worlds. Cutting-edge technologies, clinical expertise and business innovations combined with individual human care and compassion are all a part of the experience.

Location

BLH Bronson LakeView Hospital

Title

APP Bronson LakeView Family Care Decatur

Bronson LakeView Family Care Decatur is currently seeking an Experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join their established family medicine practice. This will be a full-time position with no weekend office visits. As a Rural Health practice, we will work with the APP to create a schedule to offer appointments as early as 7:30 am or as late as 7 pm at least one day a week. To support the APP, and in coordination of care with their patients, there is a multi-disciplinary team onsite including; an RN Ambulatory Care Manager, a Social Worker, and a Pharmacist. Nurse Triage service is available after hours and on weekends and patient call volume after hours is very low. There is Limited call with the other providers in the practice.

The area, off I-94 and mid-way between Detroit and Chicago, is a rural community located in Van Buren County. The beautiful Lake Michigan is just a short drive away and access to outdoor activities abound, including: five parks, campgrounds, golf courses, lakes for swimming and boating, cross-country skiing and snow mobile trails. Also, within the county is the 34 mile Kal-Haven Trail which is perfect for walking and biking from Kalamazoo to South Haven. Kalamazoo, MI is the home of Western Michigan University and is located about 30 minutes from Decatur.

Works in collaboration with the physician to deliver services based on patient and family needs. Employees providing direct patient care must demonstrate competencies specific to the population served.

  • Master's degree (MSN or MS in Nursing) and 2 years of recent clinical experience related to area of practice required
  • Previous teaching experience preferred
  • Current RN licensure in the State of Michigan.
  • Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse in specialty area of practice. Must maintain all requirements for medical staff privileges.
  • Must be able to operate and perform basic computer programs associated with documentation and record keeping in the department
  • Must possess effective interpersonal relationship and communication skills that are applied to multiple group interactions
  • Communicates clearly and efficiently both verbally and in writing Work which produces high levels of mental/visual fatigue, e.g., interactive and repetitive or small detailed work requiring alertness and concentration for sustained periods of time, the operation of and full attention to a personal computer or CRT between 40 and 70 percent of the time. The job produces some physical demands. Typical of jobs that include regular walking, standing, stooping, bending, sitting, and some lifting of light weight objects.
  • Establishes medical diagnoses for common short term and chronic stable health problems; orders and evaluates diagnostic studies; performs and monitors therapeutic procedures (sutures, incision and drainage, IV's, casting & splinting); assesses and/or manages follow up plans.
  • Prescribes and regulates medications per written physician agreed upon protocols.
  • Records and documents health appraisal data necessary to maintain coordinate and/or expedite required services and meet clinic's policy.
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for time management, cost outcomes, professional relationships, and interpersonal interactions.
  • Acts as a resource to health care staff and/or implements educations programs to improve management of patients/families.
  • Develops, conducts and/or evaluates formal or informal in-service and continuing education programs in area(s) of expertise.
  • Maintains and enhances a current level of knowledge relative to professional practices as well as continuing education requirements necessary for licensure.
  • Support research by defining clinical research questions, participating, and conducting research in practice specialty, and/or incorporating findings into practice.
  • Collaborate with physician as necessary to provide appropriate plan of care.
  • Refer patients to appropriate physicians and community resources for consultations (i.e., therapy, specialists, and social resources).
  • Provide emergency care within ACLS and or BLS guidelines.
  • Actively participates in continuing education, professional memberships and other scholarly and community outreach and marketing activities to enhance the NP role and image of nursing in all aspects of patient, community, and professional relations.
  • Observe state regulations and professional ethics applicable to advanced nursing practice.
  • Participates in the development and the annual review of the clinic's written policies, procedures and protocols.
  • The Nurse Practitioner participates in process improvement activities as appropriate to the practice environment.
  • The Nurse Practitioner uses the results of the process improvement activities to initiate changes in practice and/or practice environment.
  • Contributes to an environment conducive to the professional education of colleagues as appropriate.
  • The Nurse Practitioner maintains and promotes patient confidentiality.
  • The Nurse Practitioner delivers care in a manner that preserves/protects patient autonomy, dignity, and rights.
  • The Nurse Practitioner acts as a client advocate.
  • Promotes quality nursing care through the utilization and/or conduct of research in nursing practice, standard setting, peer review, evaluation of care and outcomes, and the provision of formal and informal education opportunities.
  • Adheres to the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.
  • Maintains privileged access to the unit medication room(s) for stocking and/or retrieving supplies.
  • Demonstrates commitment to providing outstanding customer service to all customers in a manner reflective of our mission, values and customer service standards.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, the Compliance Accountability Program, Code of Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.
  • Maintains a safe workplace by keeping work area free of hazards and correcting and/or properly reporting any safety hazards.
  • Uses correct body positioning, proper body mechanics to avoid injury, utilizes safe work practices (e.g. pushing vs. pulling, patient transfer/lifting devices, etc.) and uses personal protective equipment when necessary
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Shift

First Shift

Time Type

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Cost Center

8513 LakeView Family Medicine Decatur (BLH)

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Keywords: Bronson Battle Creek, Kalamazoo , APP Bronson LakeView Family Care Decatur, Other , Paw Paw, Michigan

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