Nurse Practitioner- BRGP Goodwood
Company: Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 24, 2023
JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: To provide direct care for patients
under the direction of physicians while following established
protocols and procedures for nursing care standards and appropriate
to the needs of the age population served, as defined in the
department's scope of service.
CRITERIA A: Everyday Excellence Values - Employee demonstrates
Everyday Excellence values in the day-to-day performance of their
Demonstrates courtesy and caring to each other, patients and their
families, physicians, and the community.
Takes initiative in living our Everyday Excellence values and vital
Takes initiative in identifying customer needs before the customer
Participates in teamwork willingly and with enthusiasm.
Demonstrates respect for the dignity and privacy needs of customers
through personal action and attention to the environment of
Keeps customers informed, answers customer questions and
anticipates information needs of customers.
CRITERIA B: Corporate Compliance - Employee demonstrates commitment
to the Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest Guidelines, and the
GHS Corporate Compliance Guidelines.
Practices diligence in fulfilling the regulatory and legal
requirements of the position and department.
Maintains accurate and reliable patient/organizational records.
Maintains professional relationships with appropriate officials;
communicates honesty and completely; behaves in a fair and
nondiscriminatory manner in all professional contacts.
CRITERIA C: Personal Achievement - Employee demonstrates initiative
in achieving work goals and meeting personal objectives.
Uses accepted procedures and practices to complete assignments.
Uses creative and proactive solutions to achieve objectives even
when workload and demands are high.
Adheres to high moral principles of honesty, loyalty, sincerity,
Upholds the ethical standards of the organization.
CRITERIA D: Performance Improvement - Employee actively
participates in Performance Improvement activities and incorporates
quality improvement standards in his/her job performance.
Optimizes talents, skills, and abilities in achieving excellence in
meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
Initiates or redesigns to continuously improve work processes.
Contributes ideas and suggestions to improve approaches to work
Willingly participates in organization and/or department quality
CRITERIA E: Cost Management - Employee demonstrates effective cost
Effectively manages time and resources
Makes conscious effort to effectively utilize the resources of the
organization - material, human, and financial.
Consistently looks for and uses resource saving processes.
CRITERIA F: Patient & Employee Safety - Employee actively
participates in and demonstrates effective patient and employee
Employee effectively communicates, demonstrates, coordinates and
emphasizes patient and employee safety.
Employee proactively reports errors, potential errors, injuries or
Employee demonstrates departmental specific patient and employee
safety standards at all times.
Employee demonstrates the use of proper safety techniques,
equipment and devices and follows safety policies, procedures and
Consistently looks for and uses resource saving processes.
Monitors emergency seclusion/restraints.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include, but are not limited to:
1. Provides direct inpatient and outpatient psychiatric patient
care under the direction of a physician.
Evaluates outcomes, consults with other members of the health care
team and adjusts the plan of care as indicated to ensure optimal
Performs delegated medical interventions and procedures as
necessary, according to established practice parameters.
Writes initial and ongoing assessments and progress notes, writes
orders and documents in the medical record utilizing protocols and
appropriate consultation with physicians.
Assists physicians with examinations and procedures related to
direct patient care on assigned weekdays and weekends.
Orders and provides interpretation of laboratory, respiratory, and
radiology data for incorporation into the medical record.
Demonstrates competent clinical skills and judgment when assisting
in stabilization of the patient.
2. Develops and revises the plan of care based on assessment
Assesses and evaluates the patient's psychiatric and medical
Accepts responsibility and accountability for development,
coordination, implementation, evaluation and revision of the plan
of care for the assigned patient.
Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings
collaborating with other team members in planning care.
3. Initiates action to provide teaching or information based upon
identified patient needs and family/individual requests.
Upon admission, collaborates with family regarding the
hospitalization and continually assess their learning needs and
requests and maintains professional communication with the
Collaborates with all members of the care team to meet the learning
needs of the patient and family.
Conducts discharge planning with the family.
4. Uses internal and external resources to resolve and assist in
managing customer problems.
Promptly identifies specific resources relevant to the problem.
Utilizes the QI process in problem resolution and pursues problems
to resolution and refers them through the appropriate channels.
Actively participates in QI and Quality Planning Processes.
Serves as a liaison and resource person and is available to the
staff and community for educational purposes.
5. Participates in the activities that contribute to the ongoing
development of self and the nursing profession.
Maintains competencies as a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
Acts as a role model and shares clinical expertise with the
clinical team to further develop their nursing and psychiatric
Enhances professional growth and development through participation
in educational programs, current literature, workshops and
inservices and attends meetings as required.
Identifies learning needs of nursing staff and conducts formal and
informal inservices, workshops and patient care conferences.
6. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Assists with business development functions.
Acts as psychiatric physician in assigned nursing homes.
At least 1 year clinical psychiatric experience prior to completion
of a Nurse Practitioner Program.
Current Louisiana RN licensure, current registration as a Nurse
Practitioner in Louisiana
SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
AWHONN or NRP certification. Must demonstrate outstanding clinical
expertise and display excellent interpersonal skills.
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA
regulations appropriate to Job Position including but not limited
to: Medical records w/o limitation both paper and electronic,
patient demographics, lab and radiology results, patient
information related to surgery or appointment schedules, medical
records related to quality/data, patient financial information,
patients related complaints, information related to patient
location, religious beliefs and/or public health records.
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable safety
practices appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to:
Incident reporting, handling of wastes, sharps and linen, PPE,
exposure control plans, hand washing, environment of care, patient
identification, administers/receives/collects meds/blood order or
products, validates, transports, monitors or observes patients for
procedures including infusion pumps, monitors clinical alarms for
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