Nurse Practitioner – Behavioral Health Opportunity
Location: Mishawaka, Indiana
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 697252
Saint Joseph Medical Group (SJMG) has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to join a growing practice located in Mishawaka, Indiana.
The selected candidate will be primarily responsible to assess, evaluate and treat patients in the hospital/medical office setting, under the supervision and collaboration of a physician, by using advanced knowledge and skill to identify abnormal conditions, diagnose health problems, develop, and implement treatment plans, evaluate patient outcomes, and collaborate with or refer to a physician in the hospital/medical practice for further care management.
Essential functions include:
Actively demonstrates the organizations mission and core values and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.
Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety, and medical information.
Performs complete, accurate history and physical assessment/examination as appropriate for patient setting/type of visit.
Orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic tests and accurately, communicates results to patient, completes all documentation, adhering to compliance standards for documentation, coding/billing and collaborative supervision. Reports abnormal findings to collaborative/supervising physician.
Prescribes appropriate treatment, pharmacological agents and/or other non-pharmacological interventions. Completes simple and complex procedures independently. Reports adverse patient responses to collaborative/supervising physician.
Provides direct patient and family education regarding patient medical condition/disease process, treatment methodologies, outcomes management, wellness, and prognosis.
Determines the effectiveness of patient care plans, treatment and interventions through reassessment and modifies as necessary to achieve patient health status goals. Reports significant plan changes to collaborative/supervising physician.
Responsible for communication with physician regarding variations from normal and evaluation of patient outcomes. Collaborates with physician and other members of health care team to provide individualized plan of care. Delegates care within scope of practice.
Participates in medical record, patient care, quality assurance, process improvement and compliance audits, evaluations, and follow-up.
Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness in handling schedule coverage and service excellence.
Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job, effective operation of medical practice and access/delivery of care to patients as directed.
A minimum of one to two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner is preferred. National certification is also preferred.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right Nurse Practitioner to be part of a growing practice.
Saint Joseph Medical Group is offering an excellent compensation and benefits package including:
Competitive salary range in line with MGMA standards.
Malpractice paid by corporation, including tail insurance.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your indivi...dual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org