Nurse Practitioner II – Endocrinology – must have Peds experience

Nurse Practitioner II – Endocrinology – must have Peds experience

POSITION TYPE: Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Endocrinology


SPECIALTY UNIT: Endocrinology

LOCATION: Sacramento, CA

SHIFT: Days

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent



Job Summary: The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for assessing selected patients within the designated service. This includes physical examinations, patient consultations in person and electronically, and collaborating with department staff to ensure seamless patient care. The NP reports to the Chief of the designated service and the Department Manager.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Practice under established standard procedures for the NP role, consistent with the facility's policies and California Board of Registered Nursing requirements.
  • Conduct age-appropriate patient assessments, including history taking and physical examinations, per department protocol.
  • Perform ongoing, systematic data collection focusing on physiological, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, and cognitive status; patient/family education; family involvement; and patient advocacy.
  • Consult with supervising physicians or other clinicians as needed.
  • Collaborate with physicians and other clinicians to ensure effective patient care consistent with quality indicators.
  • Review medical records for follow-up or diagnostic studies under established protocols.
  • Communicate with other healthcare providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and care consistency.
  • Establish effective working relationships with the healthcare team, patients, and families, respecting staff rights and cultural and ethical beliefs.
  • Delegate and coordinate duties/activities of healthcare team members and evaluate the effectiveness of care provided.
  • Apply safety principles as identified by the institution; perform efficiently in emergencies following established protocols.
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for professional practice and participate in staff development activities.
  • Understand legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management, in all aspects of patient care.
  • Participate in unit and department performance improvement activities and nursing research as requested; effectively identify and solve problems.
  • Exhibit a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and healthcare team members.
  • Show proficiency in using computers and telecommunication modalities for documentation and information dissemination.
  • Fulfill expectations for specialty roles if applicable.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.


Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • One (1) year (within the past three (3) years) experience as an NP providing care for endocrine conditions.
  • Specialized training in endocrinology required.


Education:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing.
  • Completion of a Master's Program in Adult NP, Family Practice NP, or Pediatric NP required: Adult or Family NP if practice limited to adults; Family or Pediatric NP if practice limited to pediatric patients.


Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:

  • Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number (California).
  • Nurse Practitioner Certificate (California).
  • Registered Nurse License (California).
  • Basic Life Support.
  • Nurse Practitioner National Certificate.
  • National Provider Identifier required at hire.


Additional Requirements:

  • Candidates must meet requirements to apply for a PTAN (Provider Transaction Account Number) at the time of hire and apply within 30 days.
  • Specialized training in endocrinology required.
  • Pediatric experience required.


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