The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) serving as the Anticoagulation provider is a faculty member credentialed and privileged to serve as a licensed practitioner and is a member of the OHSU Professional Staff practicing in accordance with the respective bylaws.
The Anticoagulation FNP has the responsibility to be scheduled and/or allocated to the Anticoagulation clinic for medical management of their patients. Additionally, the Anticoagulation FNP is responsible to partner with the patient and family and nurse case manager to impact timely patient flow; impact patient and family experience through communication and education; mentor residents, clinical nurses and others; promote an interdisciplinary approach to care; and support new processes to improve patient outcomes.
In addition to key job responsibilities, qualifications and other job requirements listed below, the Anticoagulation FNP is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice.
Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research): Assure the safe, efficient, high quality and customer oriented management of patient care to identified patient populations, including but not limited to completing a comprehensive assessment of the patients status; developing, monitoring and revising, as appropriate, an evidence-based treatment plan that addresses diagnoses, patterns of disease, risk factors, and treatment alternatives; treat many common acute and chronic health problems; interpret diagnostic tests prescribe and manage medications and other therapies, provide health teaching with an emphasis on prevention of illness and health maintenance; and, refer patients to other healthcare professionals as necessary.
Scholarship (improvement science, research, writing, abstracts, grant supported work, presentations, etc.): Keep abreast of changes in field and applies knowledge to identify and recommend enhancements to clinical quality, patient experience/satisfaction, length of stay and to achieve improvement that demonstrates a higher standard of care. Assesses and recommends initiatives to improve performance indicators related to patient experience, quality, and costs. Professional development meeting the expectations of ongoing certification. Demonstrates success or productivity in the field as evidenced by securing research funding, publication in journals and/or other forms of peer presentations.
Teaching/ Clinical Supervision: Support OHSUs academic missions by participating in the design, development, and assessment of program curricula for professional (advanced practice nursing, medicine, and physician assistant) specialty areas; including course objectives, instructional methods, learning outcomes, projects and assessment measures. Teach program courses as needed according to specified learning outcomes; academic advising and career related counseling for students; monitoring student retention and identifying and assisting at-risk students.
Deliver individual instruction to support fellows, residents, graduate APP students, and other clinical learners to support their personal program of learning in the applicable specialty area. Provide instruction and review of the practices, policies and procedures in a variety of functions; including but not limited to development of treatment plans, interpretation of clinical diagnostic data; developing orders; patient and family communication and education; management of medical equipment, electronic medical records; performing procedures, and transitioning patients to the next level of care. Assures adherence to the specialty specific protocols, best practices, quality, and organizational indicators. Provides input to the performance of the resident or graduate APP student as a provider or graduate APP student provider in the practice setting.
Education: Masters Degree as required by specific Family Nurse Practitioner role. Required certification in specialty area.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):
Demonstrated ability to satisfy standards of performance delineated by law and associated professional practice standards, the latter set forth as an addendum to the position description
Ability to manage heavy workload with multiple priorities and inflexible deadlines
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Proficient in the use of computing hardware and software, including personal computing equipment, electronic medical record, word processing and spreadsheet software.
Regular and consistent attendance at work
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses: Current licensure as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider governing board(s)
Code of conduct
Respect in the workplace
Applicable law, policies, procedures, positions certifying agencies and agreements related to position, department, or OHSU as a whole
Family Nurse Practitioner
Lean performance improvement knowledge and experience.
Academic medical center experience.
Experience in the Microsoft Office Suite of products.
Experience using Epic EMR
Other as required for position
Frequent interruptions in an environment of frequent change and fluctuations.
May be exposed to excessive auditory and visual stimulation.
May be required to attend out of town conferences according to hospital travel and reimbursement policicies.
May be exposed to body fluids, tissue, possible radiation exposure, and infectious processes.
Subject to computer work for several hours, as needed.
Able to use all appropriate patient care equipment and office equipment within work area.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & EQUIPMENT USAGE:
Standing: On concrete, vinyl, or carpeting up to 4 hours per day and intermittently.
Sitting: Chair or stool continuous up to 8 hours per day and intermittently.
Changing Position: Intermittently, as needed.
Walking: Inermittently up to 4 hoursper day on concrete, vinyl, and carpeting.
Carrying: Up to 50 pounds (supplies, equipment, books, papers, etc) for intermittent periods and distances.
Lifting: Up to 50 pounds (patients, equipment, supplies, books, etc) Intermittent throughout the day.
Pushing/Pulling: Up to 100 pounds, intermittent, throughout the day.
Bending: From the waist and knees, frequently throughout the day.
Reaching/Handling: Fine manipulation, repetitive, gross motor requiring full ROM in upper extremities, including overhead reaching.
Twisting: All ROM required, intermittent periods, throughout the day.
Climbing: Staircase, intermittently throughout the day.
Crawling: Infrequent but possible on vinyl, carpet surface
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