Company: GRADY HEALTH SYSTEM
Job Type: Permanent, FullTime
Grady Health System offers many career paths for Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady! SUMMARY
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who has graduated from a NP program of graduate studies, who has acquired advanced, specialized clinical knowledge and skills to provide health care. The NP performs comprehensive assessments, diagnoses, orders, conducts, supervises and interprets diagnostic and laboratory test, prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease. The NP promotes health and the prevention of illness and injury. The NP practices autonomously and in collaboration with other health care professional to treat and manage patient health problems. The roles of the NP includes, direct patient/family care, consultation, research, patient/families/ groups/ and communities advocacy, performance improvement, and leadership & professional development.QUALIFICATIONS
EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
- Current Georgia License as a Registered Professional Nurse s required
- Current Georgia Authorization/Certification as a NP Advanced Practice Registered Professional Nurse is required
- Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required
- Master's Degree in Nursing from the Georgia Board of Nursing Graduate School NP program is required
- Previous experience in area of specialty preferred
PRN staff are requiredto work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are basedon the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary)PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or otherunits within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN staffmust be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the departmentas needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safestaffing requirements across the nursing units.Weekend Requirements:
One (1) weekend shift per 4- weekschedule. (Friday 7pm – Monday 7am)Holiday Requirements:
Must work two (2) holidays per year: Onemajor (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s) and one minor (Memorial Day, July4th, Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day).