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Nurse Practitioner, OB

Job Description

St Francis Hospital

Coordinating the planning, implementation and on-going monitoring and evaluation of patients admitted to St. Francis Hospital under the assigned service with the immediate supervision of a licensed physician. Responsible for identifying and implementing opportunities to support and improve the quality of care provided to assigned patients across the continuum of care. Ideal candidate in this role generally focuses on female sexual and reproductive health, pregnancy, and delivers primary health care to women from adolescence through childbearing to advanced age. This could include well-woman care, prenatal management, family planning, fertility, and urogynecology, as well as care for episodic or chronic illnesses and sexually transmitted diseases.Work to ensure an efficient and cost-effective course of hospitalization and length of stay for a select group of patients. Matches human and material resources to patient/client needs. Coordinate care through communication and collaboration with patients, families, interdisciplinary team members and outside agencies. Serve as a resource and educator for other professionals, clerical staff, students and community.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Master's degree Required; Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner programRequired


Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to workwith minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment andtake appropriate action.Excellent organizational skills. Exceptional customerservice skills.Demonstrated ability to work independently. Ability toeffectively communicate and work with physicians, residents, nurses, patients,families, staff, other health care professionals, and management. Ability towork with and maintain confidentiality of patient, patient account, andpersonnel data.The ability to work as a team player is necessary for thisposition. Maintenance of credentialing and licensing. Adherence to AlliedHealth bylaws and regulations.Seeking continuously to improve the quality ofcare provided.


Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS) 
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Preferred 
NRP Preferred


Licenses
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse/Advanced Practice with the GeorgiaBoard of Nursing.


Minimum WorkExperience
Two (2) years of acute care nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN).

Two (2) years of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Women’s Health preferred.

One (1) year of experience in at least one critical care environment eitherthrough employment or during clinical rotations required as part of a Masterslevel Nurse Practitioner Program.

A minimum of 24 months within the past 36 months of clinical practiceexperience



LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Snapshot

Location US-GA-Columbus
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

St. Francis Hospital

Since opening our doors in 1950, St. Francis strives each day to provide the best and safest care in west Georgia and east Alabama. With 376 beds, 2,800 associates, and 300 physicians, we offer a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room services, including the only open heart surgery program in the Columbus area. And to ensure that we always offer our patients unsurpassed care, we continue to grow and expand. In 2011, we broke ground on two new towers, which opened in 2013. Also that year, the St. Francis Heart Hospital opened, putting all cardiac services and cardiology practices under one roof. Plus, the St. Francis Sue Marie Turner Women’s Hospital opened and delivered its first baby. Learn More

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Job Description

St Francis Hospital

Coordinating the planning, implementation and on-going monitoring and evaluation of patients admitted to St. Francis Hospital under the assigned service with the immediate supervision of a licensed physician. Responsible for identifying and implementing opportunities to support and improve the quality of care provided to assigned patients across the continuum of care. Ideal candidate in this role generally focuses on female sexual and reproductive health, pregnancy, and delivers primary health care to women from adolescence through childbearing to advanced age. This could include well-woman care, prenatal management, family planning, fertility, and urogynecology, as well as care for episodic or chronic illnesses and sexually transmitted diseases.Work to ensure an efficient and cost-effective course of hospitalization and length of stay for a select group of patients. Matches human and material resources to patient/client needs. Coordinate care through communication and collaboration with patients, families, interdisciplinary team members and outside agencies. Serve as a resource and educator for other professionals, clerical staff, students and community.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Master's degree Required; Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner programRequired


Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to workwith minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment andtake appropriate action.Excellent organizational skills. Exceptional customerservice skills.Demonstrated ability to work independently. Ability toeffectively communicate and work with physicians, residents, nurses, patients,families, staff, other health care professionals, and management. Ability towork with and maintain confidentiality of patient, patient account, andpersonnel data.The ability to work as a team player is necessary for thisposition. Maintenance of credentialing and licensing. Adherence to AlliedHealth bylaws and regulations.Seeking continuously to improve the quality ofcare provided.


Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS) 
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Preferred 
NRP Preferred


Licenses
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse/Advanced Practice with the GeorgiaBoard of Nursing.


Minimum WorkExperience
Two (2) years of acute care nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN).

Two (2) years of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Women’s Health preferred.

One (1) year of experience in at least one critical care environment eitherthrough employment or during clinical rotations required as part of a Masterslevel Nurse Practitioner Program.

A minimum of 24 months within the past 36 months of clinical practiceexperience



LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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