Union Hospital NURSE PRACTITIONER PRN-UHHG NURSING ADMINISTRATION in TERRE HAUTE, Indiana

Position Responsibilities

The Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration/supervision with a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy. The area of practice is with Union Hospital and with the Hospitalist Group. The reporting will be with direct oversite with the Union Hospital, Chief Nurse Officer.

  • Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients; performs complete physical exams; interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan.

  • Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients.

  • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures; administers medications and injections according to standard treatment plan and/or physician direction

  • Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation and manages medical and surgical emergencies providing continuity of care

  • Instructs and educates patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.

  • Maintains and reviews patients’ records, charts, completes discharge summaries and other pertinent information accurately and efficiently

Job Requirements

Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, ANA certification and State Registered Nurse license required. The Nurse Practitioner must have prescriptive authority for practicing within the State of Indiana.

Must possess experience and education required to make independent judgments and decisions regarding patient care. Experience and skills in educational, research, and administrative activities related to the clinic setting. Requires proven and advanced levels of intelligence, sound judgment, honesty and ability to relate to people. Requires high levels of respect for self and others, adherence to concepts of privilege and confidentiality in communication, and a commitment to the welfare of others. Experience with and knowledge of electronic practice management and electronic health records system preferred.

  • Highly prefer the experience of at least 1-2 years of clinical experience.

  • Hours are 12hr Shifts 7PM-7AM and 7AM-7PM

Company Highlights

We are committed to the development of our staff. We recognize the contributions of our employees and the fact that each and every person plays an important role in providing our patients with quality healthcare. We are committed to continuously improving the quality of our processes, technology, employees and physicians and developing measures to monitor our success. One of our goals is to attract and maintain professionals and support staff who will help us remain a leader.

To accomplish that, our philosophy is to help employees achieve a healthy balance between work and home life. We offer a number of benefits and resources to assist employee’s in juggling these demands. We know that employees who are happier in their jobs are better employees, which benefits patient care. To learn more about Union Hospital, click here.

As an EOE/AA employer, Union Hospital, Inc. will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status..