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Nurse Practitioner - Mon-Fri 10 AM -6 PM

Company: Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: October 12, 2019

Job Description:

Overview



Who We Are



Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare company committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone operates long-term acute care hospitals under the Cornerstone and Solara brand names in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas and West Virginia.



Why Work for Us?



Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and engrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.



Responsibilities

Position Summary:



The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for providing preventive and acute health care services to patients ranging in age from 18 to geriatrics. The NP will evaluate complex health histories and provide examinations, diagnose and treat from acute to chronic conditions of the patients otherwise performed by a physician. In addition, interprets laboratory results and X-rays, prescribe and manage medications and other therapies, provide health teaching and counseling to support healthy lifestyle behaviors, prevent illness and refer patients to other professionals as needed. The NP provides high-quality, cost -effective and individualized care for the patients, families and communities.



The Nurse Practitioner reports directly to the supervising physician and is responsible to act in accordance with the policies established by the Executive committees of Medical Staff, the Chief Clinical Officer, and with the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners and existing state laws.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to project a professional image
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
Knowledge of techniques and methods of patient care services and instructions for patients and their families
Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations
Knowledge of management principles in assessing, planning, implanting, coordinating and evaluating
Familiarity with organization and function of all departments, with policies, regulations and procedures of the departments
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.)
Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position
Freedom from illegal use of drugs
Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace



Education and/or Experience:

Required: Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing and a graduate of an accredited ARNP program



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Minimum: A Registered Nurse who is currently licensed to practice, in good standing, by the state of employment, and ARNP licensed
Must maintain current provider CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification throughout employment
Preferred: Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Keywords: Cornerstone Healthcare Group, Lake Charles , Nurse Practitioner - Mon-Fri 10 AM -6 PM, Healthcare , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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