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Nurse Practitioner- Home Health- Hoag at Home

Department:  Nursing
Status:  Full Time
Shift:  1st

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Home Health- Nurse Practitioner is responsible for assisting in the expedient multidisciplinary care of patients for Hoag Hospital and its affiliates, coordinating seamless patient care from admission through discharge in the Home Health setting. Providing supplemental medical care to patients with a focus on quality and patient experience, the Nurse Practitioner can perform history and physical exams, diagnoses and treats medical problems, orders and interprets diagnostic and laboratory tests, performs minor procedures and facilities the discharge process.

 

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies

Diversity – Demonstrates ability to work with a diverse group of people in a manner that enables them to reach their full potential, in pursuit of organizational objectives.

Technology & Equipment Skills – Maintains knowledge of technology, tools, equipment and other devices in work area.  Demonstrates competence in technology skills required for the role, as well as ability to learn and master new skills. For clinical position this includes equipment and devices pertinent to treatment, procedures and practice.

Infection Control - Follows all policies and procedures in place within the department and organization to minimize the risk of spreading infections.

 

Interpersonal Skills - Listens to and understands what others are saying. Establishes effective working relationships with others, contributing to a climate of mutual respect and cooperation. Uses language to the situation. Demonstrates sensitivity and tact, understanding own effect on the motivation, attitudes and actions of others. Makes favorable first impressions.

Job Knowledge – Demonstrates full knowledge and understanding of concepts and procedures needed to be successful in the role, including knowledge of applicable department, organization and external rules and regulations impacting day to day processes. For clinical positions, this includes clinical procedures required by department and unit, as demonstrated by unit-based competency testing.

Oral/Written Communication - Ability to speak and write effectively, demonstrates fundamental command of language, communicates well using all mediums.

Patient Documentation – Prepares and delivers patient information in a manner that is consistent with the requirements of the role. Includes what happens during a clinical visit with patients, why a procedure or service is being performed and/or why a particular device is being used.

Patient Safety – Embraces the principle of keeping patients safe by following safety policies and procedures, treating people with respect, and speaking up in Patient Safety related situations.

Travel – Position may require local travel between various Organization locations

 

Organization Behavioral Competencies

Trust & Accountability

Demonstrates honest and ethical behavior.  Takes responsibility for both words and actions.  Acts with integrity.  Maintains patient confidentiality.

 

Business Acumen

Uses resources, equipment and finances appropriately.  Demonstrates the functional and technical skills to do the job effectively.  Willing and actively shares his/her knowledge with others.  Accepts changes and adapts to new situations and responsibilities. 

 

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

Delivers superior customer service consistent with the Hoag Experience.   Displays a professional image.  Demonstrates tact, diplomacy and understanding when dealing with difficult situations.  Listens and asks questions to understand patient and customer needs.  Builds relationships with internal customers and employees.  Admits mistakes and takes service recovery to steps to ensure any issues or problems are quickly addressed.  Ensures that all information and services provided are safe, accurate, and available in a timely manner and meet regulatory requirements.

 

INNOVATION

Brings forth creative ideas (one’s own or others) to address patient, physician, customer, and community needs.  Looks for creative or new ways to improve efficiencies and reduce costs.  Adopts new processes, techniques and methods.  Stays current with technologies and advances in his/her area, department and/or field.

 

Education and Experience

Required:

Master’s degree in Nursing

 

At least 1-2 years of clinical NP experience 

 

Advanced clinical knowledge and skills in the care and management of patients

 

Solid computer technical skills required, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Visio)

 

Preferred:

Two years recent clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner, preferably within an ambulatory and acute healthcare environment, related to the care of Orthopedic patients

Qualified bilingual or multilingual candidates

Licenses Required

Current license in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner in California

Furnishing license issued by the State of California and personal DEA number.

Licenses Preferred

Certifications Required

BLS and ACLS certification

National board certification as Nurse Practitioner in area of specialty


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Home Care, Medical, Orthopedic, Physician, Nursing, Healthcare

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