SCL HEALTH SYSTEM INC Nurse Practitioner Physician in BILLINGS, Montana

POSITION SUMMARY In this position, the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant-Certified NP, PA-C provides quality, primary healthcare services in collaboration with Physicians in accordance with Montana and/or WY State Law and St. Vincent Healthcare standards. These services may be provided in various outpatient clinic, long term care, hospital and home settings. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PATIENT CARE * Independently assesses patient needs, analyses data and information, and formulates plans of care. * Coordinates patient care and collaborates with Physicians in the delivery of care, demonstrating technical competencies in performing medical and surgical procedures within scope of practice, training and credentialing. * Recognizes and responds appropriately to medical emergencies. DOCUMENTATION * Documents assessment, intervention and response to care according to State and Federal guidelines, SVH and site specific policy and procedure; provides and documents patient education * Documents and codes all services provided in accordance with regulatory requirements and national standards. LEADERSHIP * Encourages and mentors support staff; giving and receiving constructive feedback and using feedback to enhance and improve performance. * Assesses departmental processes and actively participates in system redesign. PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT * Adapts practice to meet the ever-changing needs of the healthcare system and approaches work with optimism and flexibility. * Represents SVH in the community and encourages collaboration between community resources. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT Site Specific * Assists with the development of new and revised services, programs, and projects in conjunction with management. * Leads planning, implementation, ongoing management, and evaluation efforts based upon the scope of the program/project. * Develops and revises policies, procedures, and competencies as directed. STAFF SUPERVISION Site Specific * Supervises assigned staff and delegates appropriately, effectively communicating with staff and external resources. * Coordinates and ensures efficient and effective operations. Assists manager with the hiring, coaching and evaluation of assigned staff. Qualifications EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSRequirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position * Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner by the MT or WY State Board of Nursing and certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing or American Academy of Family Nurse Practitioners; Prescriptive Authority by the Montana/Wyoming State Board of Nursing and DEA License OR * Licensed as a Physician Assistant-Certified by the MT/WY State Board of Medical Examiners; Prescriptive Authority by the MT/WY State Board of Medical Examiners and DEA License * Current BLS certification * ACLS certification within 6 months of employment site specific. * Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team * Strong organizational skills and attention to detail