Bucksport Regional Health Center
NOTE: ALL EMPLOYEES MUST BE COVID-19 VACCINATED
Responsible for managing health problems and coordinating health care for patients in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care. Clinical management and treatment of patient is conducted in collaboration with other health care team members.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical and chronically ill patients.
Determines appropriate health care plans that may include administering medication doses, therapies and treatments, evaluation of test results and an evaluation of the plan’s effectiveness.
Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age-specific needs.
Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
Provides medical assessment and interventions to patients as needed.
Monitors the effectiveness of interventions.
Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring and discharging patients.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.
Documents care provided in the electronic health record of the patients cared for.
On occasion may need to travel to Coastal Health in Ellsworth, ME
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION NEEDED FOR POSITION:
Experience and Skill Requirements: The following experience and skills are considered essential:
At least five years of clinical experience or clinical perioperative required; a minimum of two years of experience in the Nurse Practitioner or physician’s assistant role is strongly preferred.
Computer experience using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software products required. Experience with electronic medical record.
Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities.
Empathy for patients and their families.
Ability to deal with stress.
Education Requirements: The following education requirements are considered essential: Graduate of an accredited school or nursing.
Graduate of an accredited nurse practitioner program.
Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure in the state of Maine. or licensed Physicians Assistant
Current nurse practitioner certification in specialty area.
Current CNOR/CRNFA (if applicable) certification.
Current provider card in BLS and ACLS, PALS provider card as required by position
Employee assistance program
All employees are required to be vaccinated as well as mask. Screening of all employees, patients and visitors upon arrival.
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