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ResCare Premier Inc NURSE PRACTITIONER in Guthrie Center, Iowa

Requisition: 2024-139072

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Job Locations

US-IA-GUTHRIE CENTER

ID

2024-139072

Line of Business

Hospice of the Midwest

Position Type

PRN

Our Company

Hospice of the Midwest

Overview

A nurse practitioner helps with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. They perform independently or as part of a treatment team. They educate patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments, conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient's primary healthcare provider. Join a team of passionate and caring clinicians who make a difference in people's lives. Our nursing group focuses on compassion and meeting the needs of our clients in a variety of settings such as Home Health, Hospice, Residential and Private Duty. If your passion is outstanding patient care coupled with a desire to help others live their best life, then come work for us. Apply today!

Responsibilities

  • Perform physical examinations and screenings of patients
  • Order and administer tests including bloodwork
  • Review and interpret test results
  • Diagnose health problems
  • Detect changes in patient condition
  • Administer medications
  • Operate medical equipment
  • Recommend further treatment options or future appointments if needed
  • Provide referrals to other practitioners when necessary
  • Provide after-care/ongoing care information and resources to patients
  • Ensure patient records are kept up to date including test results, immunizations, condition changes, etc.
  • Deliver quality, physician-level care while complying with company policies, safety regulations, and productivity metrics
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Master's degree in nursing
  • Current state nurse practitioner license required
  • 5+ years nursing experience required

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge base of HIPAA and OSHA required
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Patient, compassionate nature
  • Ability to operate as part of a team, alongside physicians and other medical staff
  • Proficiency in medical instruments and equipment
  • Proficiency in computer-based data management programs and information systems preferred
  • Prescriptive authorization required

Work Requirements:

  • Active unrestricted license to practice in state
  • Certificate/license as a Nurse Practitioner to meet individual state practice act
  • Current DEA registration if applicable

About our Line of Business

At Hospice of the Midwest, our primary ambition is to bring first-class care to the warmest and most serene environment possible: home. We provide the full spectrum of hospice services, thoughtfully tailored to the individual needs of patients and families. As part of the BrightSpring Health Services family of brands, Hospice of the Midwest is grounded in a foundational commitment to providing exceptional patient care and championing our agency leadership and teams. We are proud to have some of the best and brightest individuals in the health care industry on our team. We are confident you will find purpose, meaning and a chance to make a positive impact from day one. For more information about Hospice of the Midwest, please visit hospiceofthemidwest.com. Follow us on Facebook.

Res-Care, Inc., dba BrightSpring Health Services (ResCare), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of g nder, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

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