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 Nurse Practitioner/Must have 2 years Cardiology Experience/Huron Valley Heart-Milford/Full time
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Detroit Medical Center

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3893273

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Job Summary The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an advanced practice nurse, who utilizes advanced knowledge and clinical expertise in providing primary and/or specialized health care services to individuals, families, groups and communities across the health-illness continuum.Diagnostic reasoning, advanced therapeutic interventions and education are key elements in the direct provision of care using a collaborative model.The nurse practitioner works as an autonomous practitioner or in collaboration with a physician, and is directly accountable for making clinical judgments using independent and interdependent decision-making skills.The nurse practitioner's primary focus is on the provision of direct and indirect patient care in managing the health care needs of the identified client population(s).The nurse practitioner provides care to a specific patient population using advanced skills in physical exam, diagnosis and treatment.The nurse practitioner writes medical orders (medications, tests and invasive procedures) and may perform invasive procedures, and perform or assist with surgical procedures; subject to internal and external rules and regulations credentialing.The nurse practitioner also functions as a consultant, educator, researcher, resource and role model for patient, families, community, nursing personnel and other health care providers.The nurse practitioner evaluates the quality of care rendered; analyzes and promotes system changes to enhance quality of care and organizational effectiveness/efficiency; conducts/utilizes research to promote health and improve health care delivery.The nurse practitioner assumes responsibility for own professional development. Appropriate privileges are required to prescribe pharmacological and medical interventions.The nurse practitioner obtains privileges to practice within the Detroit Medical Center as an Allied Health Professional through the Detroit Medical Center Medical Staff Organization, according to internal and external rules and regulations.Minimum Requirements Registered nurse licensure to practice in the state of Michigan. State of Michigan Nurse Specialty Certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Master's degree in nursing from an accredited nurse practitioner training program. Two years clinical experience as a professional nurse. National certification in advanced practice nursing specialty from one of the following certification bodies: -American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) -National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses (NCBPNPN) -National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric & Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing Specialties (NCCOGNS) -American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) -Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) Eligible for approval of privileges to practice within the Detroit Medical Center as an Allied Health Professional through the Detroit Medical Center Medical Staff Organization.Application for Allied Health Professional credentialing must be submitted to the Detroit Medical Center Medical Affairs Office upon hire. Prior to obtaining privileges through the Detroit Medical Center Medical Staff Organization, the nurse practitioner may: a. See patients under the direct supervision of a nurse practitioner, who has obtained privileges through the Detroit Medical Center Medical Staff Organization, or the attending physician. b. Prescribe medications and treatments, and order diagnostic tests as a delegated responsibility from the attending physician.The orders will be written as verbal orders and must be co-signed by the supervising nurse practitioner or attending physician within 24 hours. In accordance with State of Michigan administrative rules R338.10403, Only nurses certified in a nursing specialty filed may hold themselves out to the public as nurse specialists using the title nurse anesthetist, nurse midwife, or nurse practitioner.Conduct contrary to this rule is deemed a violation of sections 16221(g) of the act. Therefore, prior to obtaining national certification in advanced practice nursing specialty and State of Michigan Specialty Certification as a Nurse Practitioner, the title nurse practitioner may not be used and newly graduated nurse practitioners will be hired under Graduate Advanced Practice Nurse job description. Caution: Ensure that you meet all minimum requirements, and that they are reflected on your on-line application/resume


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