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    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Location Address: 
Shawnee Mission Medical Building

9119 W. 74th Street; Suite 150, Merriam, KS 66204


Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:
Monday – Friday
8:00AM – 5:00PM
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Models behaviors conducive to the developmental needs of staff and helps them develop their potential.
  • Demonstrates and conveys a favorable image of the Medical Center.
  • Works within the parameters of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act and adheres to regulatory standards.
  • Maintains an unwavering commitment to the highest standards of ethical behavior and honesty.
  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of self-care, psychosocial needs, education, environment and discharge planning, incorporating information from the identified significant other and other health providers.
  • Utilizes skills of observation, inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation using diagnostic instruments or laboratory procedures that are basic to the screening of physical signs and symptoms.
  • Assesses learning needs, readiness, and capabilities of patient/family, including cultural, religious practices, language barriers, emotional barriers, educational level, motivation and limitations.
  • Documents patient care findings within established standards utilizing CPOE.

What You Will Need:
  • Master’s Degree
  • Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience
  • Kansas Nurse Practitioner License (APRN/NP)
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
Job Summary:

 The Nurse Practitioner (APRN/NP) is a professional nurse licensed in Kansas to function in an expanded role to provide primary health care to individuals, families or groups.   Nurse Practitioners function in a collegial relationship with physicians and other health professionals in the delivery of primary health care services.  They are able to make independent decisions with physicians in carrying out health regimens for families and clients.   The Nurse Practitioner demonstrates AIDET, is proficient in CPOE and is a resource to the physicians, nurses and other disciplines.  In collaboration with the physician, the Nurse Practitioner is able to perform a comprehensive History and Physical, develop and implement a plan of care, order and interpret results of laboratory and diagnostic tests, coordinate and initiate consults, review and adjust medications and dosages, provide patient education and comprehensive discharge planning.  The Nurse Practitioner consults and collaborates with other physicians and disciplines to ensure smooth and timely throughput, including coordination of discharges and transfers.  The Nurse Practitioner documents and meets criteria for evidence based and quality outcomes.  The Nurse Practitioner may work with utilization review, multidisciplinary teams and floor managers to achieve prompt and proper admission and placement, optimize length of stay, and provides superior quality service. 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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