Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), FSU SeniorHealth – Medicine

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Department FSU SeniorHealth – College of Medicine 4449 Meandering Way Tallahassee, FL 32308 Responsibilities This position provides direct patient care as needed. This includes: Performance and documentation of appropriate physical examinations to assess, diagnose, plan treatment, set priorities and realistic outcomes, and evaluate the effectiveness, quality, safety, and cost efficiency of patient care. Provides and coordinates clinical care for patients through established protocols and under the supervising physician who is either on site or available by phone or page. Performs procedures specific to the work environment after demonstrated competency and within the guidelines of scope of practice and credentialing protocols. Assess patients for change in status and institutes appropriate interventions. Initiates emergency interventions to stabilize the patient until physician support or EMS arrives. Develop patient care pathways, protocols, and guidelines for the management of specific problems in conjunction with physicians and other members of the health care team. Analyze clinical practice patterns to provide optimum medical care and to increase effectiveness and efficiency. Responds to patient care needs in a timely fashion and documents all patient interactions in the electronic health record. This position works closely with the other practicing clinicians at FSU SeniorHealth to address and manage patient care needs between office visits. This includes: Review of messages and requests for information or prescriptions from patients, and review and signing off lab, imaging, consultant, and other reports. Addressing abnormal results and findings as needed in coordination with the patient’s assigned physician. Developing relationships with patients as needed as a collaborating clinician, particularly for patient populations whose primary physician is in clinic for limited times. Communicate verbally and in writing all pertinent patient information to supervising physician, the care team and other relevant healthcare providers. Document in the patient’s electronic medical record all relevant data including but not limited to results of diagnostic tests; laboratory results; patient’s condition and response to therapies/interventions; communications with supervising physician. Utilize appropriate prescriptive privileges for identified patient population. This position has prescriptive authority for prescribing, ordering, and or administering drugs and necessary medical devices. Maintains all professional requirements for licensure and certification. As it relates to the clinical responsibilities, participates in the education of medical students, residents and physician assistants in the FSU COM training programs as needed in the clinical setting. Qualifications Graduate from an accredited Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner program. Valid Florida licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (in accordance with Chapter 464, FS); or licensed in another state with the ability to obtain licensure in Florida within 30 days of hire. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certification issued by a certifying agency, or the ability to obtain prior to hire. Post-job offer, but prior to hire, the following will be required: Documentation of current PPD (Purified Protein Derivative) test as performed by a qualified physician, reporting negative results within the past six months. Documentation of physical examination completed by a qualified healthcare provider/physician within the past six months. Within 30 days or hire, the candidate must provide: Documentation of Tetanus immunization within 10 years. Documentation of Hepatitis B vaccine or positive antibody titer. Preferred Qualifications Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Experience assessing patient condition independently or in consultation and providing appropriate treatment or referral for treatment. Experience with medical resources and health practices. Experience applying current principles, methods, and practices for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment. Experience providing subject matter expertise and counseling others. Knowledge of prescription drugs and other medications and the standard concepts, practices, and procedures related to pharmaceuticals. Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids. Experience performing assigned responsibilities with minimal to moderate supervision. Experience differentiating emergency and non-emergency situations. Experience safely performing medical examinations and/or tests on patients to include physical exams and developing patient Individual Treatment plans. University Information One of the nation’s elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, therexe2x80x99s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrowxe2x80x99s news! Learn more about our university and campuses. Anticipated Salary Range Low 100,000xe2x80x99s, commensurate with education and experience. FSU Total Rewards FSU offers a robust Total Rewards package. Visit our website to learn more about our Compensation, Benefits, Wellness, Recognition, and Employee Development programs. Use our interactive tool to calculate Total Compensation options based on potential salary, benefits and retirement contributions, earned leave, and other employment-related perks. How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume. Veterans’ Preference Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such service members and veterans, receive preference and priority, and certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for post secondary educational requirements, in employment by the state and its political subdivisions and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. Veterans’ Preference applies to University Support Personnel System (USPS) positions only. IMPORTANT: To claim Veterans’ Preference, select xe2x80x9cyesxe2x80x9d to the question on the application questionnaire and upload a DD-214 (or equivalent), the Veterans’ Preference Certification form, and other documentation if applicable with your online application before midnight of the position closing date. Click the links for eligibility information and required documentation, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034. Considerations This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position. This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:

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