Geriatric Nurse Practitioner - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, provides patient care; conducts physical exams; completes health history summary; documents patients’ progress; assists with patient care management.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of healthcare procedures
Counseling/advising skills
Decision-making and problem solving skills
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in nursing, Missouri RN license, and certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse required. ANCC Certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner with a strong medical knowledge base in geriatrics preferred.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assists with patient care management; provides follow-up care to patients; updates physicians and surgeons on patients’ status.

Answering phone calls from patients, their families, caregivers, home health nurses, etc to help with their medical care and/or triage for the attending physician

Keeps informed of inpatients’ progress by attending daily rounds; documents progress in medical record charts; interacts with skilled and long term beds at the Nursing Home

Educates residents, fellows, medical students, nurses and other medical personnel in the care of older adults; presents for CME activities as well as community lectures.

Completes patients’ comprehensive health history summary and physical examinations; responsible for clinical resumes for discharged patients.

Performs other duties as assigned

Keyword Phrases

  • IM-Geriatrics
  • Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Nursing
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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