Full Job Description
Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We’re proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5225 23rd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours – Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40. 00
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides service to patients in designated care settings, including: acute, short and long-term care, by assisting physicians, assessing patients, and treating injuries and ailments. Obtains a thorough medical history from patient and dependent on patient population and setting, will perform an examination and/or assessment to determine patient’s needs. With other healthcare professionals, analyze and interpret information collected from patient, medical records, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information, to develop and establish appropriate diagnosis. Acknowledges and demonstrates the importance of care coordination and navigation by rounding on patients. Works in collaboration with providers and independently to provide care. Formulates a plan for treatment of the patient and prescribes medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized if necessary, in order to aid recovery and manage pain. Maintain complete and detailed records of patients’ health care plans and prognoses in a timely manner. Makes necessary healthcare referrals. Provide patients with information needed to promote health, reduce risk factors, or prevent disease or disability. Counsels’ patients and family members about self-management on prevention and treatment plan for health issues, tailoring instructions to patients’ individual circumstances. May participate in clinical research studies. Incorporates evidence based practice guidelines into care. Maintain current knowledge of state legal regulations for advanced practice provider practices, including reimbursement of services. Keep abreast of regulatory processes and payer systems such as Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and private sources, as applicable. Demonstrate extensive advanced knowledge of medical principles, practices and techniques.
Completion of a master s, postmaster s, or doctorate from an nurse practitioner program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education or National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Licensing prior to August 1, 1995, master’s degree in nursing is preferred.
Sanford Children s Hospital is a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center and is comprised of Inpatient Pediatrics, an 8+ bed PICU, and 40 bed NICU.
We have a NICU Flight team as well as an Airmed Pediatric Team.
The Pediatric Acute Wound Service (PAWS) is a rapidly expanding program that includes (3) Pediatric Surgeons, (1) is a Certified Wound Specialist Physician, an APP with CWS certification, and a WOCN RN. Additional support at the bedside includes (15) specially trained RN s that have Wound Therapy Associate (WTA) designation.
- Inpatient and Clinic settings
- Mon – Fri, 8am – 5 pm
- 1+ years Pediatrics experience required
Demonstrated current competence and provision of care, treatment, or services for an adequate volume of patients in the past twelve months, or completion of master s/post-master s degree program in the past twelve months. Experience must correlate to the privileges requested.
Current licensure by the applicable state board of nursing for advanced practice. Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe controlled substances.
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care (CPNP-AC) or (PPCNP-BC) or Family NP – (NP-C) or (FNP-BC)
Current certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or an equivalent nationally recognized body. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to [email protected] .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-0169103
Job Function: Advanced Practice Provider