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ADVANCE PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE-SAL, GASTROENTEROLOGY

Schedule: 8 HR DAY
Facility: SGMC SURGERY CTR
Date Posted: Jun 26, 2024

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Description

Location: SGMC Surgery Center
Department: SPN - GASTROENTEROLOGY
Schedule: Full Time, 8 HR Day Shift, 8-5 M-F

POSITION SUMMARY

The APRN is under the direction of the supervising Physician Medical Staff member. The APRN may practice only as prescribed in their job description, and as defined in the SGMC credentialing process. The APRN may perform advanced nursing functions and certain medical acts which include, but are not limited to, ordering drugs, treatments and diagnostic studies such as provided in O.C.G.A 43-34-26.1 and Chapter 41-0-13. The APRN may perform those tasks which they are qualified to perform, for which the sponsoring physician has privileges, and for which protocols signed by the supervising physicians exist. The APRN participates in the QA and PI process and provides education and consultation services in area of expertise.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Graduate of an accredited, post-basic educational program for nurse practitioners. 
  • Georgia Nurse Practitioner License 
  • Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. 
  • Maintains biennial renewal of Board Authorization to practice as a Nurse Practitioner. 
  • CPR Certification 
  • ACLS Certification within 180 days of employment. 
  • Preferably at least four years of health care employment. 
  • Flexible in work schedule, assignments, workloads, setting priorities and utilizing problem solving techniques. 
  • Ability to analyze regulations, standards, clinical issues, and patient outcomes. 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and behavioral communication skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS - ADA INFORMATION

Works primarily in hospital setting, including clinical/patient care areas. Considerable walking, standing, stooping, bending, lifting (occasionally in excess of fifty (50) pounds). Mental effort required to assess, plan, and make or recommend decisions in complex environment. Likely to be exposed to blood/body fluids, including infectious diseases. Duties require considerable walking, stooping, standing, bending, pushing, lifting (possibly in excess of 50 lbs.), occasional times of sitting, twisting, and kneeling. Ability to operate medical equipment instruments and office equipment. Require visual and auditory acuity, balance, hand dexterity, mobility of body, and mechanical ability. Long shifts, weekend and holiday hours. Takes call as necessary Considerable mental effort, ability to work in a confined high stress environment. Physical functional capacity for healthcare workers as defined by the Saunders Method (very heavy).



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