13681 Doctor's Way, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lee Health
Categories: Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant
Shift: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Responsible for the delivery of patient care in their area of specialty through the process of assessment; evaluation; diagnosing; recognition and prevention of adverse event; planning; and implementation. Performs responsibilities in four areas of practice: clinician, teacher, leadership and professional development. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe; effective and efficient patient care delivery; and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Continuously monitors quality patient care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. Provides leadership in the practice location. Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Physician Assistants (PA) are required to function consistent with Florida Law. The Advanced Provider II may practice in multiple places of service, e.g., has outpatient and inpatient responsibilities. May perform OP procedures. Covers practice call; may work evenings & weekends. Cares for urgent patients, often in a fast paced and unpredictable environment. Examples include LCC APs; Peds Hem/Onc APs.
Requirements:JOB REQUIREMENTS Education: Graduate from a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program Experience: Experience Preferred in area of specialty Certifications: BLS is required. ACLS may be required as identified/area of specialty. Certification by the America College of Nurse-Midwifes (ACNM) and American Certification Council (ACC) is required for Nurse Midwives. License: Currently licensed in the State of Florida as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Other: Must meet credentialing requirements as established by the LMHS Medical Staff Services department. Communication and interpersonal skills, basic computer skills and customer service skills required.