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Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Employment Type:
Full time
Compensation:
36.91 - 58.86 / hour
Posted:
3/23/2011
Nurse Practitioner - HACC
(This job is no longer available)
Huntington Hospital | Pasadena, CA
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Job Description

Responsible for providing independent primary care in the Huntington Ambulatory Care Center to a multi-specialty population of patients. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) coordinates and case manages the patient through the full continuum of care, orchestrating patient flow through a comprehensive care plan, working to ensure that care is appropriate, timely, authorized and conducted in the most appropriate setting. Coordinates the care of the patient serving as the liaison between community physicians and Huntington hospital resources. Provides clinical, professional expertise and leadership for patients, families and staff members. The NP performs history and physical examinations, diagnoses and treats medical problems, orders and interprets diagnostic and laboratory tests and procedures. The NP functions as an expert clinician, consultant, educator and leader in department specific patient care management, ensuring optimal patient care management and outcomes. Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program and advance practice MSN, Completion of an accredited program for Nurse Practitioner. Minimum of 3 years experience as a Nurse practitioner in an Ambulatory Care setting. Current California RN license required. Current California Nurse Practitioner license with prescriptive authority. Must have current BLS and ACLS. Must be able to work independently and with a team, and is patient focused. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills with patients, families, physicians and staff and should be able to project a positive self image and be self motivated.

 

About Huntington Hospital

A career filled with extraordinary opportunity. At Huntington Hospital a 636 bed community hospital, your career is much more than an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our patients. It is a unique opportunity to become a valued member of our close-knit family, and engage in an environment and culture where challenge, reward, growth and recognition are available to you at every turn. Here, youll find an organization whose longstanding commitment to our employees is met with an equally longstanding commitment of service. A truly vibrant and inspirational setting within which you can establish your career, youll soon find Huntington Hospitals impressive facility holds within it an equally impressive level of opportunity. We invite you to explore some of the many opportunities Huntington Hospital offers to advance your career, and to hear from our very own employees about what makes Huntington Hospital such an extraordinary and unique place to work.