HealthEast

NP Pediatrics - Woodbury

US-MN-Woodbury | US-MN-Maplewood | US-MN-Woodbury
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Visas Accepted
No J1 or H1B
Contract Status
ND
FTE
1.00
Shift
Days
Department
Woodbury Clinic

Practice Description

HealthEast is seeking a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to join one of our largest multi-specialty clinics located in Woodbury, MN.  The Woodwinds Clinic in Woodbury is located near the Woodwinds Health Campus, and offers care for the entire family in one convenient location.  The clinic's primary care group consists of 3 Family Medicine physicians, 2 Certified Nurse Practitioners, 3 Internal Medicine physicians, 1 Internal Medicine/Pediatrics physician, 4 Pediatricians and 7 Certified Nurse Midwives.  Other specialties available on site include allergy & asthma, audiology, diabetic education, endocrinology, ENT, medication therapy management, osteoporosis care, rheumatology, podiatry and sports medicine.  Also available on campus is the experienced heart care team, Woodwinds' Ways to Wellness program and Natural Care Center, which features acupuncture, chiropractic care, and more. 

 

  • The position includes working in an outpatient clinic, rounding on babies at two hospitals, and conducting newborn follow ups for feeding(lactation) issues, hyperbilirubinemia, weight monitoring, and support of parents within 24-48 hours of discharge from the hospital, and some acute pediatric visits
  • Patient encounters average between 15 - 20 patients per day
  • Clinic hours are Monday - Friday; 7 am to 5 pm; however, also includes working every other Saturday in the clinic for newboarn follow up for issues as listed above
  • 32 patient contact hours/week
  • A fully integrated electronic medical record (Epic) is utilized
  • Full time or part time (at least a .8 FTE) opportunity available
  • A competitive compensation and benefit package is provided that includes a sign on bonus, CME and malpractice insurance with tail coverage

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide full scope primary care for pediatric patients including diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and follow-up for patients under the supervision of a physician
  • Evaluates, diagnoses and develops treatment plans. Consults with patients to examine, evaluate and educate within the scope of practice
  • The CNP functions in the capacity of an Attending Provider in collaboration with a Physician. Responsible for primary health care of patients and promotion of wellness
  • Orders diagnostic tests such as imaging, pathology and lab tests
  • Ensures clinical excellence by ensuring quality, focusing on the patient experience, operational efficiency and clinical excellence
  • Works collaboratively with assigned physicians to manage those physicians’ panel of patients
  • Ensures assigned patients are properly and efficiently admitted and receive appropriate and responsive medical care according to their condition, symptoms and diagnosis
  • Develops a plan of care in conjunctions with other primary and specialty physicians and interdisciplinary staff to ensure quality care of patients
  • Communicates effectively with primary and specialist physicians
  • Communicates with patients and families to explain diagnosis, procedures, expected diagnostic or therapeutic treatments, prognosis and/or recovery periods, and potential or expected outcomes; and to obtain informed consent
  • Proactively communicates with other clinicians in order to affect a coordinated and timely transfer of information necessary to advance quality care and outcomes for outpatients
  • Partners with physicians in overall patient care management to: develop protocols and guidelines to be used in patient care management
  • Collect and document data                                                 
  • Conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations; and provides direct patient care services
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic studies
  • Collaborates, consults and communicates with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers and staff throughout the continuum of care
  • Participates in assigned work teams, co-management committees and HealthEast department meetings to develop programs, protocols and assist in the overall improvement of quality of care and operations
  • Documents patients history and physical (H&P) exams, diagnosis, treatment, orders and clinical progress in the chart, in order to allow for complete collection of comorbidity and complication information for use by clinic medical records and coding staff
  • Communicates with care team to clarify orders, follow-up on tests and answer patient, family and staff questions
  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.
  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain MN-APRN license and DEA
  • IBCLC certified or willing to become certified within the first six months of employment
  • BLS and ACLS Certified
  • Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing required
  • ANCC Certified Nurse from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Either ANCC or AANP (CNP in Pediatrics) required with prescriptive authority
  • 5 years experience as a registered nurse with 2 years experience as a Nurse practitioner in a clinic setting preferred
  • Strong new graduates will be considered
  • Advanced nursing knowledge and skills, either specialized or generalized, reflected in advanced physical and psychosocial assessment, treatment, and health management Knowledge of health care management and environment
  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
  • Medical Staff Relations: Builds effective partnerships with medical staff, physicians, fostering open lines of communication and establishing trust
  • Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; utilizes appropriate tools and staff resources along with sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations

About HealthEast

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

 

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Community Information

Located just 15 minutes east of downtown St. Paul, MN, Woodbury is one of the fastest growing suburbs in MN with a current population of approximately 70,000.  In response to its growth, the city has built massive, yet welcoming new developments- housing communities that truly provide a family friendly atmosphere.  Woodbury is also home to Central Park, a multi-use indoor park that serves as the city's center, as it connects to the library, YMCA and houses early childhood family education.  Woodbury Lakes shopping area, an outdoor lifestyle center, offers shopping and dining for the whole family.  Several parks and nature preserves in the area keep outdoor enthusiasts happy as well!  For more information about the Twin Cities, view the links below.

 

 

https://www.greatermsp.org/

http://www.twincitieslivingmag.com/

http://www.livemsp.org/home

http://www.stpaul.gov/

http://www.education.state.mn.us.

http://www.exploreminnesota.com

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