The Nurse Practitioner is a licensed independent practitioner who is responsible for managing health problems and coordinating health care for family practice patients in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care (assessment of health status, diagnosis, development of plan of care and treatment, implementation of treatment plan, and evaluation of patient status).
- Functions independently to Assess patients at an advanced level, identifying health status including abnormal conditions, establish a diagnosis, develop and implements treatment plans and evaluate patient outcomes.
- Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient's needs.
- Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities, as permitted under Utah law, in accordance with written protocols
- treat minor injuries, by suturing, splinting, and casting.
- Use advanced knowledge and skills in teaching and guiding clients and other health team members.
- Use critical thinking and decision-making, commensurate with the autonomy, authority and responsibility of NP licensure.
- Plan for situations beyond expertise, and collaborating with other healthcare providers, and makr appropriate referrals.
- Retains professional responsibility for advanced practice nursing care when delegating interventions, Monitor the effectiveness of interventions.
- Maintains current knowledge and skills in the Advance Practice Registered Nurse/Physician Assistant Practitioner field.
- Manages the care of and gives direct patient care according to established protocols/guidelines.
- Masters Degree in Nursing or other education and experience allowing licensure by the Utah State Board of Nursing as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.
- National Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
- Eligible for Certificate of Prescriptive Authority.
- Eligible for DEA registration.
- 3 years experience working as a Nurse Practitioner preferred
- COVID 19 vaccination or valid exemption
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.
Steward Medical Group is taking additional necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.
Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [three-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience.
- Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
- A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout our facilities.
- A strictly controlled visitor and mask policy is required for patient and colleague safety.
About Steward Health Care System:
Steward Health Care’s physician-led model was created to provide patient’s access to the highest-quality care at a sustainable cost, providing personalized, and coordinated ongoing medical services that positively impact patients’ physical, emotional, and mental well-being.
Founded in 2010, Steward Health Care is the nation’s largest accountable care organization (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through its network of hospitals, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, and behavioral health services. Steward received a perfect 100% quality rating by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service’s (CMS) Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) in 2020.
Based in Dallas, Steward is the largest private, physician-led health care network and currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit www.steward.org.