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Nurse Practitioner II - Dermatology

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Union City
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

Description: Job Summary:The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for the assessment of selected patients in the designated service. The NP performs physical examinations, confers with patients in person and by phone/electronically, collaborates with others in the department to assure smooth flow of patient care consistent with established quality indicators and participates in the overall coordination of patient care. The NP reports to the Chief of the designated service and to the Department Manager.Essential Responsibilities:Practices under the standard procedure established for the NP role consistent with Kaiser Permanente policy and in accordance with requirement set forth by the California Board of Registered Nursing.Conducts age appropriate assessments of patients, including history taking and physical examination consistent with department protocol.Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status; patient/family education, family involvement and patient advocacy.Consults with supervising physician or other clinicians as dictated by patient need and assessment findings.Participates with physicians and other clinicians in the department to assure effective patient care consistent with quality indicators for patients cared for in the designated service.Reviews medical record for follow up or ordering of diagnostic studies under established protocols.Establishes and maintains communication with other health care providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness and to promote consistency and continuity of care.Establishes effective working relationships with members of the health care team, patients, and families. Acknowledges staff rights and cultural and ethical beliefs.Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties/activities of health care team members. Evaluates effectiveness of care given by team members.Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified by the institution. Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice. Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit and department personnel. Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning.Participates in unit and department Performance Improvement activities. Participates in nursing research activities as requested. Identifies and solves problems effectively.Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and all members of the health care team. Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities to document, track and convey information.If practicing in a specialty role, fulfills the expectations established for the particular role.Perform other related duties as necessary.Basic Qualifications:Experience Minimum of 6 months experience as a nurse practitioner. One (1) year (within the last three (3) years) experience as NP in a cosmetic dermatology practice administering injections and cosmetic filler agents, educating and consulting with patients on pre and post care treatment processes.Education Masters Degree in Nursing (unless already a Kaiser Permanente employee who was grandfathered in prior to California Business and Professions Code requirement in January 1, 2008)Completion of a Masters Program in Adult NP or Family Practice NP required. License, Certification, Registration Nurse Practitioner Certificate (California)Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number (California)Registered Nurse License (California)Basic Life SupportNurse Practitioner National CertificateNational Provider IdentifierProvider Transaction Access Number (Medicare)Additional Requirements:Six (6) months experience as a Nurse PractitionerMust meet credentialing requirements established for nurse practitioners within the Kaiser system (Masters Degree inNursing and National Certification from one of the following organizations: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners;American Credentialing Center; National Certification Corporation for Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal NursingSpecialties; National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses.)Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.Experience with laser directed treatments may be required.Preferred Qualifications:Surgical Services First AssistDermatology experiencePrimary Location: California,Union City,Union City Medical Offices A Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A10-NNU-California Nurse's Association Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Union City Medical Offices A - Dermatology - 0206 Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Union City , Nurse Practitioner II - Dermatology, Healthcare , Union City, California

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