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HaysMed APRN - DeBakey Heart Institute (Full-Time) in Hays, Kansas

The DeBakey Heart Institute is seeking an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) to join our team. The position would include both inpatient and outpatient practice, which includes outreach clinics.

The Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice nurse that provides primary level of care in collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team to a specific patient population in the outpatient and/or the inpatient setting. The Nurse Practitioner maintains an advanced knowledge base and skills in health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, physical and psychosocial assessment, and management of health and illness in the health care of individuals.

Essential Functions:

  • Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient.

  • Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team.

  • Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.

  • Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes.

  • Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient’s questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.

  • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:

Primary – required (routine) to do the job;

Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and

None – no approved access

Description of Information

Level

Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion

Primary

Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates

Secondary

Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical

Primary

Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes

Primary

Infection Control: Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.

Patient Interaction: Frequent

Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) required; three to five years of nursing experience preferred; knowledge of nursing theory and practice required.

Certificates and Licenses: Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing; National Board Certification (ANCC or AANPC). BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment; additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

Requisition ID: 2022-29066

of Openings: 1

External Company Name: HaysMed

External Company URL: https://careers-haysmed.icims.com/

Street: 2220 Canterbury Dr

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