Nurse Practitioner Specialty, Critical Care Services On-call, NBMC
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/1/2019

Job Description

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Nurse Practitioner Specialty, Critical Care Services On-call, NBMC

On Call, FTE: 0.4; Position covers weekdays, weekends, holidays. This position in non-exempt.
NorthBay Medical Center
Fairfield, CA

Job Summary:

  1. This Nurse Practitioner (NP) position is required to be acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) and functions as a member of the multidisciplinary medical management team. 
  2. Diagnoses medical conditions, plans and implements interventions, including invasive procedures and evaluates patient responses under the direction of and in collaboration with a physician supervisor or designated attending physician.
  3. Works with physicians in order to establish a collegial and interdisciplinary patient care environment. 
  4. The NP is an independent  consultant on clinical care issues for patients, families, staff, physicians and other departments. 
  5. Assists in the collection of data and statistics for reporting outcomes of the critical care program. 
  6. Accountable for functions which enhance the delivery of patient care in accordance with the standards of nursing practice through education, role modeling, standards development, quality improvement, program development and coordination and other duties assigned by the director. 
  7. Focuses on the critical care/pulmonary patient population.  The NP works in collaboration with directors, clinical managers and other CPM/NP positions. 
  8. Duties include but are not limited to the following:  bringing innovative ideas from and to the bedside, establishing clinical performance criteria and contributing to the analysis and appraisal of staff performance results through assessment of clinical abilities; pertinent advanced practice policy development; participating in quality improvement activities; and ensuring compliance with regulatory/accreditation standards. 
  9. This position’s role is to promote the provision of effective, high quality patient and family focused care to all patients. 
  10. This NP is a member of the Advance Practice Nurses Group.

Education: 

  1. Graduate of an accredited nursing program with a Master of Science in Nursing degree or higher, major in Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Program required. 

Licensure/Credentials: 

  1. Current unrestricted California RN license required. 
  2. Current California licensure as a Nurse Practitioner required.  
  3. Certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center as an ACNP/AGACNP or other BRN approved body required. 
  4. Current BLS and ACLS certification required. 
  5. NP Obtains a Furnishing license and DEA license for schedule 2 drugs and above within 6 months of hire and maintains thereafter.
  6. Demonstrates clear credentials check through the AHP process.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills: 

  1. Two (2) years clinical experience, including care of pulmonary/critical care patients preferred.  (Newly graduated Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AGACNP) welcome to apply.)
  2. Successful completion of Fundamental Critical Care Support Course preferred.
  3. Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment.  
  4. Demonstrates ability to evaluate patient’s physical and emotional status. 
  5. Demonstrates ability to provide patient care based on age-related needs.
  6. Demonstrates current knowledge and skill in providing appropriate care for patients in the following age groups: Adult, and Geriatric. 
  7. Demonstrates ability to clearly set behavioral limits.
  8. Excellent communication skills with patients, professional staff, and support staff.
  9. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate
    these principles.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Fairfield, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 12/1/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
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