APP, HOSPITALIST - PRN

Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

 Division:Eskenazi Medical Group  

Sub-Division: EMG -Employee  

Req ID:  20309 

 

Schedule: PRN/Per Diem 

Shift: Varied 

 

EMG is affiliated with Eskenazi Health and employs physician and advanced practice providers who support the Eskenazi Health system. A multi-specialty provider group, it strives to be a leading primary care provider serving all patients regardless of ability to pay or condition of health while advancing medicine through teaching and research.

Eskenazi Health is one of American's largest safety net health systems with more than 1 million outpatient visits each year. Partnering with the Indiana University School of Medicine, Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indiana. In addition to the 327-bed hospital located on its downtown Indianapolis campus, Eskenazi Health provides services at 10 federally qualified health care centers and multiple mental health sites and residential facilities located throughout Indianapolis. Eskenazi Health is accredited by The Joint Commission and has been highlighted as one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years.

Indianapolis offers affordable housing, excellent schools and a wealth of entertainment options, including a variety of amateur and professional sports teams, dynamic museums, live theater productions, symphony and opera concerts, a wide variety of shopping options and restaurants, and numerous outdoor festivals, as well as the famous Indy 500 race each May.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Hospitalist APRN Nurse Practitioner will report to the Hospitalist, Medical Director. Hospitalist APRN's are engaged in managing the clinical problems of acutely ill, hospitalized patients.


Hospitalist APRN's will provide clinical care for patients admitted at Eskenazi Hospital, support surgical and specialty services through consultative general internal medicine practice. The APRN plans, directs, and evaluates patient's health care at EMG venues. The APRN provides diagnostic as well as therapeutic intervention and evaluation, including diagnostic and pharmacologic intervention. Perform or orders elected laboratory testing, referral to physician as needed, write prescriptions, and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise protocols and available equipment. Works with physician in the care and treatment of patients.


Eskenazi Medical Group employees are expected to model PRIDE values (Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development, and Excellence) and be positive representatives of our organization on and off the job. This earns the trust and respect necessary to serve all our customers with excellence. Employees proactively contribute to EMG's mission and professional goals: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Clinical Responsibilities
• Performs in a manner to create and sustain a positive work culture with cross-department collaboration and in alignment with Eskenazi Health and Eskenazi Medical Group initiatives
• Provide assessment, diagnostic determination, ongoing clinical management, necessary referral for consultation, care planning, therapeutic orders, transfer authorization, risk assessment, and determination as appropriate for discharge or transfer of patients, both directly and via supervision of trainees
• Collaboration, communication and coordination with all physicians, advanced practice providers and healthcare personnel caring for hospitalized patients
• Perform bedside rounds on all patients (either with team members or independently) and provide attending notes on all assigned patients
• Participates in quality improvement review on a periodic basis, including systematic review of records and treatment plans, helps disseminate findings and implement plans for improvement.
• Provides patient education verbally and in writing regarding the diagnosis and treatment plan to affected patients and family members.
• Serves as an educational resource for other EMG staff.
• Identifies opportunities to clinically collaborate with department physicians or specialty consultants as needed
• Strives for improved patient care focusing on positive outcomes and cost effectiveness through the five primary roles of expert clinician, consultant, educator, researcher and leader
• Maintains a flexible schedule to meet the need of patients, staff and system
• Complete patient discharge summaries within expected timeframes
• Complete all medical record documentation and billing submissions within one business day of service
• Provide direct contact and consultation with patient's family members, friends, advocates, and relevant others to ensure effective communication of patient status and care plans and to encourage and support a patient-centered and family-friendly style within the hospital environment
Integrity and Professionalism
• Demonstrates a high level of confidentiality and trustworthiness
• Acts in a way that promotes a positive, respectful, and supportive environment for patients, families, and coworkers
• Takes responsibility for quality of own work
• Continually strives to increase knowledge and skills and is responsible for maintaining continued competence in the APRN role
• Maintains appropriate and up to date licensing, certifications, and continuing education
• Uses resource efficiently, conservatively, and is cost conscious
• Follows organization's policies and procedure
• Presents self in a professional manner
• Regularly attends and participates in staff meetings
• Supports the organizational goals and objectives
• Fosters a team environment among coworker
• May provide feedback regarding clinic staff on performance and clinical competencies to the individual and management as needed


ASSOCIATED JOB DUTIES:
• Maintains patient and family confidentiality
• Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
• Will be in compliance with Eskenazi Health, Eskenazi Medical Group, and other bylaws and compliance.
• Collaborate with staff of affiliated institutional facilities to provide appropriate care for patient
• Maintains competency in area of expertise
• Performs other job related duties as assigned


JOB REQUIREMENT, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
• Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and can work effectively with a diversity of personalities Must be approachable, show respect for others and be able to present data with effective communication and presentation skills.
• Must have the ability to develop flexible, transferable models for pathways of care.
• Actively demonstrates leadership and a mature sense of priorities and solid practical experience who can design and implement systems within the framework of technical boundaries.
• Performs as a strong team player who builds consensus and promotes the concepts of people working together versus individual performance.
• Possesses high degree of mental effort, concentration and accuracy
• Demonstrates critical thinking
• Flexibility to changing work schedule and changing demands
• Exercises judgment/make decisions to determine extent of problems and to decide on appropriate course of action.
• Demonstrates the ability to see the big picture to implement change in patient care


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a Master of Science degree
Current Indiana license as a Registered Advanced Practice Nurse or current registration with another state Board of Nursing followed by immediate registration with the Indiana Board of Nurse Examiners for license endorsement Current Board certification as an APRN Nurse Pracittioner
Collaborative agreement with affiliated physician group
Hold Prescriptive Authority according to the Indiana statute and institutional guidelines
Current Indiana controlled substance and Drug Enforcement Registration
Acute care and/or critical care experien

Eskenazi Health has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2018 list of "150 Great Places to Work In Health Care."  This is the 3rd year in a row now that EH has received this honor.  

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/150-top-places-to-work-in-healthcare-2019.html 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis