Nurse Practitioner- Family Medicine

Job Summary: 

In collaboration with the health care team, the Nurse Practitioner provides primary health care to patients. This individual will conduct diagnostic evaluations and prescribe appropriate treatments while utilizing evidence-based research within the scope of standards of practice for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. 



· Demonstrate thorough knowledge of and supports the hospital’s mission, vision, and values. 

· Demonstrates and maintains a thorough understanding of Federal, State, Local Laws and CMS/JACH Accreditation standards. 

· Assesses patient health by interviewing patients and performing physical examination including obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories. 

· Determines abnormal conditions by ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays and lab studies and interpreting the results. 

· Establishes rapport with the patient and encourages them to talk frankly and candidly about their health issues. 

· Communicate clearly and compassionately with the patient. 

· Demonstrates solid interpersonal skills. 

· Strong base of physiological knowledge and analytical skills. 

· Demonstrates professionalism as a courteous member of the medical team. 

· Confidence to function independently. 

· Documents and updates patients record via EMR. 

· Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and the skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient, neonate through geriatric. 

· Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patient and family.

· Maintains pleasant ‘bedside manner’. 

· Able to motivate self to develop and improve clinical skills. 

· Maintains safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. 

· Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols. 

· Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies. 

· Develops healthcare team staff by providing information, educational opportunities and growth. 

· Documentation meets current standards and practices. 

· Is knowledgeable of all emergency codes and emergency preparedness procedures and understands his/her role in response to each of the emergency codes.

· Completes annual education requirements. 

· Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner. 

· Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated timeframe. 

· Attends annual review and department in-services, as scheduled. 

· Attends at least 50% staff meeting annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.

· Understands performance improvement concepts.

· Demonstrates adherence of patient safety goals in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. 

· Demonstrates protection of patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance with hospital policies. 

· Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling/assignments, and offers assistance to others when assignments are completed. 

· Demonstrates utilization of resources when unable to complete assignments in accordance to policies and procedures. 

· Demonstrates completion of all assigned job duties in accordance with hospital policies, procedures, standards, and/or protocols. 

· Provides input for departmental hospital change/improvement. 

· Recognizes signs of child or elder abuse and reports appropriately to Child/Adult protective services. 

· Recognizes and reports safety and environmental hazards/violations/follows proper hospital procedure. 

· Responds per hospital and department policy in emergent situations. 

· Demonstrates and understands the EORH Code of Conduct. 

· Complies with all organizational policies and procedures regarding ethical business practices. 

· Performs other duties as assigned or required. 

· Participates actively and positively affects the outcome of customer service activities. 



Education and Experience: 

· Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

· Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program. 

· Must have a current and valid license as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the state of Ohio. 

· Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure.

· National Provider Identifier (NPI)

· Current provider card in Basic life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); PALS provider card as required by department and facility. 

· Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

· Minimum of 2 years of family medicine experience.

· 1-2 years of experience in Nurse Practitioner role preferred.

· Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

· Must be highly motivated and willing to assume additional jobs and duties as needed. 

· Must be able to handle stress of working efficiently with frequent interruptions and distractions. 

· Must be able to prioritize tasks and adhere to strict deadlines. 

Physical Requirements: 

· Frequent sitting, standing and walking 

· Occasional twisting, reaching, grasping, bending, pulling and pushing 

· Occasionally lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds • Occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals, infections and ionizing radiation 

· Occasional requirement to wear Personal Protection Equipment