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SSM Health Nurse Practitioner, Pulmonology Inpatient - DePaul Hospital (S) in Bridgeton, Missouri

Full Time position. Hours 8am – 5pm Monday through Friday. * Day shift – with one weekend rotation per month. 1 in 3 weekend call.

In collaboration with physician(s), demonstrates and provides professional nursing care to specialty patients requiring an advanced level of knowledge and management of their nursing care.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Initiates and provides medical interventions in response to acute changes in patient conditions.

  • Provides educational services to nursing and ancillary departments and serves as an educational consultant on clinical practice issues.

  • Applies evidence based practices to achieve multidisciplinary collaboration to facilitate continuity of care.

  • Contributes to the satisfaction of the medical staff by collaborating with physicians to deliver best care.

  • Recognizes and utilizes opportunities to act as a change agent by introducing nursing practice innovations.

  • Evaluates nursing practices associated with specialty area, defines needs/problems with patient care and makes constructive suggestions that creates a positive patient outcome.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Master's degree from nationally accredited Nurse Practitioner program

EXPERIENCE

  • One year experience

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex

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