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Nurse Pract Hospitalist

Company: CHI Memorial
Location: Fort Oglethorpe
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Memorial Health Partners and CHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:On-site childcare with extended hoursCare@Work premium account for additional support with children pets dependent adults and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identify TheftAdoption AssistanceTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness ProgramAdditional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunities
Responsibilities
CHI Memorial Hospitalist - -The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for utilizing training and skills to provide direct patient care under the supervision of a physician. -Essential Duties:

  • Obtain medical histories when necessary.
  • Perform physical exams (within established protocol).
  • Diagnose, treat and monitor chronic diseases (within protocol guidelines).
  • Order diagnostic test.
  • Prescribe or recommend medications for prescription for medications and treatment (within protocol guidelines).
  • Provide preventive health screenings and immunizations for children and adults.
  • Promote positive lifestyle habits to all patients through education and counseling.
  • Assist the doctor with office surgeries.
  • Assure charts are signed off by the doctor within 7 days.
  • Maintain patient's privacy and confidentiality.
  • Make follow up calls to check patients progress.
  • Assist doctors with phone coverage and hospital rounds.
  • Work closely with other nurses to assure patient flow is efficient.
  • Consult with doctor regarding patient symptoms to assure proper diagnosis and plan of treatment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications
    Education:
    • Master's degree in nursing
    • Certified Nurse Practitioner
    • Certificate of fitness through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. -Experience:
      • 3-5 years clinical nursing practice in an acute care setting required.
      • 1-3 years previous experience as a NP in an acute or primary care setting -Certification or Licensure:
        • Licensed as an RN in the state of TN
        • Licensed as a CRNP in state of TN, required.
        • BLS required.

Keywords: CHI Memorial, Chattanooga , Nurse Pract Hospitalist, Healthcare , Fort Oglethorpe, Tennessee

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