Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 8066
Summary: This individual provides direct patient care as the Center's Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner according to established protocols, policies, procedures, and accepted standards of care. Functions within approved scope and credentials as approved by Beebe Medical Center credentialing committee. Follow established nursing standards, procedures, and practices, and gives specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff.
Completion of an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program approved by the ANCC or AANP. Must hold current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Delaware, national board certification as an ANCP (ANCC or AANP), a Certificate of Authority by the Delaware Board of Nursing as a certified Nurse Practitioner Board of Nursing
Valid prescriptive authority as issued by the Delaware Board of Nursing or State Medical Board of Delaware
Must have DEA license or be eligible to apply for DEA number and license.
Must have a valid BLS and ACLS card upon hire.
Certification for FCSS and formal airway course required within 1yr of hire
Minimum of 1 years of experience in hospital medicine/surgery, required.
·Partners with Attending to provide 24/7/365 medical and surgical management for critical-care service.
·Critical-care duties include managing the comprehensive care of acutely and chronically critically ill or injured adult patients in collaboration with the intensivist physician on duty (or on-call).
·Advanced skills of comprehensive airway management
·Invasive procedures to include central lines, arterial lines, tube thoracostomy, dialysis catheters
·Selection, implementation, management, and titration of vasoactive drugs, insulin infusions, sedation, and analgesia.
·The above listed critical-care duties require that this position must be certified as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP)
·Other duties as assigned.
Credentials: Essential: * NP - Nurse Practitioner * BLS - Basic Life Saving certification * ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Experience In Hospital Or Acute Care Setting * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Education: Essential: * Master of Science in Nursing Education specialization: Essential: * Nurse Practitioner
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.