Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Martin Medical Center - Port St Lucie
Location: Port St Lucie, Florida
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 8832
This position is responsible for: Interviews patients, obtains and records health histories, completes physical and developmental assessments, diagnoses health problems, manages the health care of those patients for which he/she has been educated, provides health care teaching and counseling, initiates referrals and maintains health records. Coordinates and assists with the onsite care of the patient and family with an MD/DO that is located remotely.
Serves as a liaison for partnership hospitals in the region to coordinate care with the assistance of the ACS team.
Provides medical and advanced practice nursing care to pediatric patients as guided by education, clinical expertise, and collaborative agreement.
Elicits comprehensive or focused/interval health history(ies).
Performs complete or interim physical examinations as indicated by the nature of the encounter.
Orders, performs, and/or interprets diagnostic or screening tests, including laboratory, radiological or other tests.
Plans interventions including medications, treatments, and procedures, and modifies plans based on evaluation of patient response.
Initiates, monitors, alters, or orders medications related to conditions or illnesses being treated within applicable divisions.
Refers clients to other health care professionals and agencies as appropriate for specialized services, including but not limited to: other medical subspecialists, physical and occupational therapy, nutritional counseling and management, special education, growth and developmental/behavioral counseling.
Develops or approves in-school management plans for patients as appropriate.
Makes dietary, activity/exercise, counseling, education, and health promotion recommendations within the APRN or physician assistant scope of practice.
Identifies patient and family learning needs and directs educational activities or provides educational materials to meet these needs.
Provides consultative and education resources to direct care nurses to improve patient outcomes by enhancing nursing knowledge.
Initiates any other measure for which the APRN has been trained depending on patient's condition and judgment of the physician and the APRN.
Documents the above activities in the Electronic Medical Record in collaboration with the MD/DO.
Complies with the HIPAA Regulations.
Complies with OSHA/Safety Regulations.
Adheres to Nemours Customer Service Standards of Performance.
Additional miscellaneous duties and responsibilities, as may be assigned from time to time by employee's supervisor.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.