Registered Nursing
Hospitalists Program
Full Time
8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA
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  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.

    • Provides direct patient care at Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage and may provide inpatient care at Eisenhower Medical Center. Additionally this position will support the daily functions of the Hospitalist Group Department and provides support to a multidisciplinary health team working within the scope of the nurse practitioners collaborative agreement and/or hospital privileges.

  • Reports to

    • Medical Director of Hospitalist Group

  • Supervises

    • N/A

  • Ages of Patients

    • Adolescent

    • Adult

    • Geriatric

  • Blood Borne Pathogens

    • Moderate Potential

  • Qualifications

    • Education

      • Required: Completion of a Nurse Practitioner Program

    • Licensure/Certification

      • Required: California Nurse Practitioner license; California Nurse Practitioner Furnisher number; DEA number; and American Heart Association BLS and ACLS.

    • Experience

      • Preferred: Experience in a medical office practice, urgent care, rehab facility, or hospital program.

  • Essential Responsibilities

    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.

    • Communicates with hospital staff, hospital personnel and hospital practitioners to maintain continuity of patient care, improve performance and resolve issues.

    • Works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide and direct patient care and support.

    • Is a good steward of EMC/Hospitalists resources by cost effective use of time and supplies.

    • Demonstrates commitment to EMC values through customer/patient focus in a manner that reflects EMCs Magnet status and meets the standards of the Magnet program.

    • Conducts comprehensive history and physical exams.

    • Orders and interprets laboratory and test results and makes adjustments as needed based on results and communicates findings to attending physician as needed.

    • Counsels patients on health care options.

    • Daily duties inclusive but not limited to admits, rounding, discharges, documenting and billing.

    • Creates H&P, progress notes, and consult notes as needed.

    • Assists physicians with daily routine tasks including medication authorizations and completion of forms.

    • Monitors department specific standards of care/practice.

    • Develops plan of care based on assessment.

    • Evaluates effectiveness of medical interventions.

    • Demonstrates ability to change intervention strategies when expected outcomes not met.

    • Documents in accordance with EMC policies and procedures.

    • Orders and follows up on diagnostics and makes adjustments as needed based on results.

    • Orders and adjusts medical treatments and/or medications as needed.

    • Demonstrates competency in the operation of equipment specific to clinical area.

    • Provides accurate and precise reporting of patient condition and changes in a timely manner to physicians.

    • Serves as consultant or resource person in area of expertise for patients/families, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

    • Liaison between physiatrist and hospitalist team to facilitate transfers back to acute care, if needed.

    • Provides psychosocial support to patients and family members.

    • Participates in continuous quality improvement and quality assurance activities and various clinical committees, as appropriate.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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