Nurse Practitioner, Geriatrics

Nurse Practitioner, Geriatrics

Sutter Health | Sacramento, CA, 94278, US
Salary Range:$116,000 – $134,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 10 days ago

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Description

**Organization:**

SSC-Sutter Senior Care

**Position Overview:**

Assesses, diagnoses, plans and implements the medical care of patients in collaboration with a physician. Functions within the full scope of licensure; accountable for the assessment, coordination delivery and evaluation of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care. Delivers holistic and individualized care to all patients in assigned area. Develops, implements, manages an optimal interdisciplinary plan of care that incorporates psychological, sociocultural, spiritual, economic, and life-style factors. Fosters and maintains collaborative relationships between patients, their family/support group, physicians, and other healthcare providers through timely and effective communications. Adheres to hospital polices, industry standards, best practices, and applicable laws/regulations and codes to promote a quality, highly reliable patient experience. Engages in continuous growth and development in professional advanced nursing practice. Follows ambulatory care and inpatient standardized procedures, protocols, policy and procedures regulated by the State of California Nurse Practice Act.

**Job Description** :

**EDUCATION**

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Master's: Nursing

**CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE**

NP-Nurse Practitioner

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider

**PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:**

5 years experience as nurse practitioner

**SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE**

Demonstrated general knowledge and competence with regard to advanced nursing theories, concepts and practices; medical terminology; anatomy; and physiology.

Working knowledge of the healthcare industry, safety precaution policies, best practices regarding patient care and privacy, and changes in local/state/federal regulations.

Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.

Basic knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Outlook), Electronic Health Record.

Prioritize and delegate assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.

Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.

Ensure the privacy of each patient's protected health information (PHI).

Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.

**Job Shift:**

Days

**Schedule:**

Full Time

**Shift Hours:**

8

**Days of the Week:**

Variable

**Weekend Requirements:**

Rotating Weekends

**Benefits:**

Yes

**Unions:**

No

**Position Status:**

Exempt

**Weekly Hours:**

40

**Employee Status:**

Regular

**Number of Openings:**

0

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.