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NP: Pediatric Hospitalist

Company: St. Luke's Health System - Boise, ID
Location: Boise
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

St. Luke's Health System is currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner to provide coverage to the inpatient Pediatric Unit. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing high-quality healthcare through the diagnosis and treatment of patients with conditions ranging from mild, to acute and/or chronic. The Nurse Practitioner works under the supervision of a designated physician, and in collaboration with a team of other providers and staff. JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:Graduation from an accredited school with a minimum of a Master's Degree and certification, as required by the specialty, as well as eligibility to obtain licensure from Idaho to practice as a Nurse PractitionerMust obtain and maintain unrestricted prescriptive authority, DEA, and controlled substance licenses.Excellent communication skills to include oral and written comprehension/expression.Ability to manage a fast-paced, busy clinical environment related to changing patient needs, including work with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes.Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values (e.g., efficiency & financial responsibility, safety, partnership & service, teamwork, compassion, integrity, and trust & respect). WHY ST. LUKE'S? St. Luke's is Idaho's largest employer and most awarded health system, with a medical staff of over 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. Made up of eight hospitals around central and southern Idaho, we are proud to be the only locally owned and operated, physician-led, not-for-profit health system in the state. St. Luke's has been awarded as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the country for the eigth consecutive year, designated by IBM Watson Health Analytics. We are committed to providing high quality patient care and positively impacting the lives of those in our community. St. Luke's enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior healthcare organization. ABOUT BOISE:Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city-both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. Boise is located on the Boise river in southwestern Idaho. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails. Job Description Responsibilities: The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for promotion of health, prevention of illness, and the response of the human condition through diagnosis and treatment. The NP works under the supervision/sponsorship of designated physician(s) and in collaboration with a team of other providers and staff; promoting a culture of collaboration and support between all providers within the St. Luke's Clinic Medical Group and to support the model of team based, patient-centered care endorsed by physicians and advanced practicing providers within our medical group.-Provide care through diagnosis, clinical judgment, anticipatory guidance, and management to restore, maintain, and improve the health status of the patient. -Perform history and physical exams, acute and episodic care, orders pertinent lab and diagnostic studies with interpretation and consultation. -Initiate and manage appropriate pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic agents, and treatments within the scope of practice. -Establish and document the healthcare plan and treatment, maintaining records of each case that are sufficiently complete for any healthcare professional to evaluate and follow the treatment plan and subsequent outcome(s). -Recommends strategies to assist SLHS in meeting its critical goals and objectives in the most efficient manner possible; administers recurring or daily functions or processes necessary for systems execution and identifies opportunities for improvement or efficiencies.'-Interact with patients/families in a professional and sensitive manner, and maintain confidentiality. -Maintain professional relationships and convey relevant information to other members of the health care team within facility and any applicable referral agencies. -Accept assignments based on patient census, acuity, needs, and the qualifications and competencies of self and of other staff members. -Attend staff meetings, in-services, and continuing education. Report to work on time and as scheduled. -Contribute to annual reviews of peer performance as requested, assist in data collection, study methods and other development as assigned. -Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned, or as pertains to the position and specific department/specialty. Job Description Qualifications: Education: Graduate education from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or qualifying education as designated by the Idaho Board of Nursing. Experience: 0 years relevant experience. Licenses/Certifications: License and certification, as required by the specialty, or be eligible to obtain licensure from Idaho Board of Nursing to practice as a Nurse Practitioner. Must obtain and maintain unrestricted prescriptive authority, DEA, and controlled substance licenses St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Keywords: St. Luke's Health System - Boise, ID, Boise , NP: Pediatric Hospitalist, Healthcare , Boise, Idaho

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