Nurse Practitioner (Resource)

Posted 3 months ago

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner (Resource)

Department: Grand Rapids and Grandville Clinical Sites

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Per Diem

Manager Title: Practice Manager

Position Summary: The Nurse Practitioner (Resource) is responsible for providing direct care and oversight to a wide variety of patients in an outpatient infusion setting. Expected to provide leadership and guidance to the healthcare team. Also responsible for participating on a research team as a sub-investigator as well as seeing individual patients who require preoperative exams.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a cordial, accommodating, and welcoming presence with patients at all times.
  • Complies with necessary regulatory standards and licensure requirements mandated by Federal and State Agencies (i.e. HIPAA, OSHA, and CPR certification)
  • Provides for the comfort, safety, privacy, and confidentiality of patients.
  • Accountable for assessing if patients are appropriate for infusion therapy and for treating any infusion reactions.
  • Performs routine or annual history and physical examinations as needed for specific patient populations, research protocols, and preoperative exams.
  • Collaborates with pharmacist in choosing appropriate antibiotic therapy and dosing when requested.
  • Collaborates with pharmacist in reviewing all orders from referring physicians for appropriateness
  • Determines medical diagnosis and initiates appropriate action to facilitate treatment.
  • Assesses data and lab results on each patient, discriminating between normal and abnormal findings and following up as needed.
  • Answers patient questions regarding therapies and side effects in person and over the phone.
  • Collaborates with referring physicians in developing an individualized plan of care for patients when needed.
  • Provides leadership, direction, and assistance during emergencies while maintaining a comforting and reassuring environment for patients.
  • Provides leadership to the health care team and is willing to assist them as needed.
  • Provides educational materials and follow-up visit instructions to patients as indicated.
  • Designs, develops, and implements education programs to supplement practice and community-based needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.
  • At least 3 years of experience as Nurse Practitioner. Advanced nursing skills within area of specialty.
  • Certification/Licensure: State of Michigan Licensed Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of protocol, procedures, and standards within the area of infusion expertise.
  • Ability to provide operational guidance and leadership to technical staff in area of specialty.
  • Technical leadership skills within area of expertise.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft 365
  • EMR Experience (at least 1 year preferred)

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