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MERCY HEALTH CORPORATION Nurse Practitioner Urgent Care in JANESVILLE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: JOB SUMMARY This position provides general medical assessment, evaluation and treatment of patients referred to palliative care consultative services in the clinic, home and hospital. Position is under direction of Physician. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assess patient data and perform interview, physical examination and begin discussing goals of care within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Physician. Maintain timely consult schedule. Provide patient and family education to assist patient and family to understand role of palliative care in current health situation. Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient clinical problems and health care needs if required. Record physical findings, and formulate plan and prognosis, based on patient condition. Coordinate care with Palliative Care Physician and other health professionals; preparing comprehensive patient care plan. Discuss health care plan and goals of care with Physician partner. Consult with partnering physician and refer to specialized health resources for treatment and evaluation as needed. Assists in developing palliative care protocols and processes. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Graduate of an accredited masters of nursing program. Meets the requirements determined by the State of Wisconsin or Illinois to perform duties defined as those of a Nurse Practitioner. CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE Hold valid RN license in state of practice. Hold valid APNP license in state of practice. Approved CPR or BLS certification required within 90 days (Other certification per unit requirements: ACLS, PALS, PEARS, NRP) (Home Health and Post Acute Care only) Maintain a valid driver's license and reliable transportation with proof of vehicle insurance when requested. Have and maintain an acceptable driving record per Mercy's HR-01-Fleet Safety policy. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Passing the Driver's License Check and/or Credit Check (for those positions requiring). Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or IL Health Care Workers Background Check. Must be able to follow written/oral instructions. SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, taste, and smell. This position frequently requires close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The position occasionally requires distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision. The position requires the employee to exert... For full info follow application link. EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: