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RN - Neuro Surg Onc*

Company: The University Kansas Health System
Location: Saint Marys
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition Number: R-20257 Position Title: External Description: JOB DESCRIPTION - The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in the Neurosurgery Department manages health problems and coordinates health care in acute care and/or ambulatory Neurosurgery specialty settings. These APPs deliver patient care and medical services to individuals, families and groups by utilizing standards of care in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations to assess health status, diagnose medical conditions, develop medical plan of care, implement treatments and evaluate patient responses in collaboration withcollaborative/sponsoring physician as described in a Collaborative Practice Agreement.

  • Able to evaluate medical problems of clients in the assigned specialty practice setting and appropriately requests consultation of other specialties when indicated.
  • Provides education to patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications pertinent to the patient's condition.
  • Creates diagnostically appropriate treatment plans
  • Documents all medical evaluation, diagnoses, procedures, treatments, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations consistent with NCQA, The Joint Commission, state regulatory standards and evidenced-based standards of care. Maintains documentation compliance for appropriate coding and billing.
  • Facilitates evaluation of records by physician(s), peers and quality standards according to protocols and receives and implements constructive directives.
  • May refer complex and high priority cases to collaborating physician with regards to complicated diagnostic problems, serious illness, complicated therapeutic problems and re-evaluation of chronic conditions.
  • Provides medical and emergency interventions appropriate to the client's needs; prescribes and monitors medications appropriate to the diagnosis; orders and monitors the appropriateness of emergency interventions.
  • Maintains collegiality with all members of the inter-disciplinary team.
  • Utilizes appropriate chain-of-command and communicates with specialty practice Program Director, APP Director and Medical Director of any clinical issue and contributes to quality improvement or process improvement as necessary. JOB REQUIREMENTS Required:
    • Copy of the current advance practice license for the State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on practice locations) - PA or APRN
    • Advanced practice certification required. APRNs may obtain within one year of date of hire; Specific certification may be required depending on specialty
    • BLS Certification required
    • Age appropriate training for "population served" may depend on APRN/PA program training and may require additional training as determined by the department.
    • Masters or Doctoral degree from accredited program in Advanced Practice Nursing for APRNs OR Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (whichever is applicable). Preferred:
      • Previous APRN or PA experience is desired. City: Kansas City State: Kansas Community / Marketing Title: RN - Neuro Surg Onc* Company Profile: EEO Employer Verbiage: The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. Location_formattedLocationLong: Kansas City, Kansas US Job Number: 59413

Keywords: The University Kansas Health System, Topeka , RN - Neuro Surg Onc*, Healthcare , Saint Marys, Kansas

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