Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The University of Kansas Health System - Pawnee Valley Campus is looking for Advanced Practice Providers to join our Pawnee Valley Medical Associates Team!
Summary: The Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice nurse that provides primary level of care in collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team to a specific patient population in the outpatient and/or the inpatient setting. The Nurse Practitioner maintains an advanced knowledge base and skills in health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, physical and psychosocial assessment, and management of health and illness in the health care of individuals.
Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient.
Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team.
Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.
Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes.
Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient’s questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.
Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.
Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) required; three to five years of nursing experience preferred; knowledge of nursing theory and practice required.
Certificates and Licenses: Current Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing; National Board Certification (ANCC or AANPC) if hired after 7/1/2002. BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first thirty days of employment.
Internal Number: 2019-18224
About University of Kansas Health System - Pawnee Valley Campus
HaysMed is a private, not-for-profit hospital formed by the 1991 merger of two religiously affiliated facilities, and provides the only tertiary level services in the region. The organization's Vision Statement, developed collaboratively with local and regional physicians, hospital administrators and community board representatives, was refined to a single core purpose: "To Help People Be Healthy," and an overriding goal: "To Be the Best Tertiary Care Center in Rural America."
DeBakey Heart Institute provides heart surgery for the western half of the state. Additionally the 207-bed facility provides medical, surgical and pediatric care along with cardiac, neonatal and intensive care units; cancer, joint and spine care, diagnostic imaging and eye surgery center; emergency department, rehabilitation, hospice and lifeline. A total of 5,885 admissions and 175,109 outpatient procedures documented last year, while the medical group's specialty and rural health clinics accounted for more than 139,039 office visits. In addition the DeBakey Heart Institute had 2,222 admissions while the Dreiling/Schmidt Cancer Institute provided services to 2,553. Last year 703 births were also recorded ...at the hospital while 13,439 patients were seen in the Emergency Department. The Center for Health Improvement, incorporating hospital-based fitness and rehabilitation programs with occupational medicine and independent physician clinics, opened it's doors five years ago and has a membership in the fitness area of 2,000.
HaysMed maintains a local market share of nearly 90%; with total primary/secondary/tertiary service are at 25%. Patient utilization figures demonstrate approximately one-half of all hospitalizations in the region are maintained in the small rural hospitals surrounded by Hays Medical Center. Administering perhaps the largest Critical Access hospital network in the country, HMC earned the 1997 National Rural Health Association Outstanding Program Award for its EACH/RPCH and Telemedicine programs.
We operate and partner with Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned, Kansas and St. Rose Health Center in Great Bend, Kansas. HaysMed acts as the supporting hospital for 24-Critical Access Hospitals in the Northwest Kansas Health Alliance, collaborating on outreach services in more than 30 locations. HaysMed has more than 1,400 associates and 100 physicians.
HaysMed is NIAHO accredited by DNV Healthcare and ISO Certified, Level 3 Trauma Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and Primary Stroke Center. The hospital also features state-of-the-art robotic surgery, dedicated breast care and wound-care management centers. HaysMed is rated A2 Stable by Moody’s Investors Service, a bond credit rating business that analyzes financial performances of businesses.
The University of Kansas Hospital and HaysMed finalized their partnership agreement, which took effect January 1, 2017. Leaders of the two hospitals share a long-term vision to enhance and extend comprehensive, high-quality, cost-efficient healthcare in a not-for-profit setting to transform healthcare delivery throughout Kansas.
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