Nurse Practitioner-Phys Med-Rehab

  • DULUTH, MN
  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL
  • 01 Physical Medicine Rehab Department
  • Full-time - Days - 8 hours
  • Advanced Practice Providers
  • FTE: 1
  • Req #: 21228
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The St. Luke’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Nurse Practitioner practices medicine under the direction and supervision of a licensed PM&R Physician(s) (may be MD or DO) in a clinic and/or other settings where the Physician renders care. The Nurse Practitioner performs initial and follow-up patient visits, discharge planning, and may participate in the call rotation. Specifically, Nurse Practitioner evaluates and monitors health status, performs diagnostic and therapeutic services, provides age appropriate education and counseling for disease prevention, risk reduction and health maintenance and coordinates referrals for additional care or social service support.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education:Registered Nurse with additional training through an advanced studies program designed to prepare a Registered Nurse for advanced practice as a Nurse Practitioner.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Licensed to practice within the State of Minnesota or Wisconsin, and certified through a national professional nursing organization as a Certified Nurse Practitioner. BLS Certification with a designation of; Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A
    • Experience: Experience in rehabilitation preferred.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • The Nurse Practitioner role demands intelligence, sound judgment, intellectual honesty and the ability to relate effectively to people and the capacity to react to emergencies in a calm and reasoned manner. Requires an attitude of respect for self and others. Requires adherence to the current practice standards for Nurse Practitioners, the concepts of privilege and confidentiality in communicating with patients, and a commitment to the patient's welfare. Able to work collaboratively with the supervising Physician. Well-developed listening and interviewing skills. Able to establish and maintain harmonious and cooperative working relationships with other people. Able to effectively teach health promotion and disease prevention behaviors to patients and families. Demonstrated skills in independent decision making, management of minor acute illness and chronic health problems, and in performing medical history taking and routine physical examinations. Knowledge of the physiological, psychological, social and spiritual influences on the patient's physical condition.
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    • READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • WRITING - Advanced: Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Able to meet the physical demands of primary care practice, including the ability to see, hear, walk, speak English, and stand.
      • Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Stoop, squat, kneel, or crouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic). Regularly exposed to risk of bloodborne diseases. May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to unpleasant patient elements.
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