• Nurse Practitioner - Urology

    Posted: 04/28/2019

    Nurse Practitioner – Urology
    We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner in our Urology Department to:

    • Provide patient care throughout the Urology continuum
    • Maintain expertise in assessment, diagnosis and treatment but focusing these skills toward Genitourinary symptom management and supportive care
    • Assist the physician in all aspects of patient care, including examining patients, performing complex history and physicals, compiling medical data, administering or ordering diagnostic tests and interpreting test results
    Education:
    Completion of an approved educational program for Nurse Practitioner
    Experience:
    1-3 years of clinical experience preferably in Urology
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Current State of Wisconsin License as an RN and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner.   
    • Valid BLS certification required within 3 months of employment
    • Certification as Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) required.   
    • DEA registration
    • Certification by the Certification Board of Urologic Nurses and Associates required within 2 years of employment
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    (This is not an all-inclusive list of knowledge, skills, and abilities. For further information please reach out to our human resource department.)
    • A high degree of analytic ability and inductive thinking is required for making decisions and solving problems. 
    • Requires extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of medical care. 
    • Ongoing education is critical. 
    • Errors in patient care/treatment may result in serious patient reaction or loss of goodwill. 
    • Good reading, writing and communication skills are a necessity.
    • Spanish translation abilities would be helpful. 
    • Knowledge of infection control is important. 
    • Must be familiar with all SPH and department standards, policies, procedures and practices. 
    • Need skills in understanding, explaining, teaching, and motivating people.
    • Courtesy, tact and the ability to keep sensitive information strictly confidential is vital.
    • Must be able to deal with all ages of patients who are ill, in pain, confused, worried, or uncooperative by using excellent human relations skills.
    Urology Specific
    • Assess health history and physical findings systematically.
    • Differentiate between normal and abnormal growth, development, and physiology.
    • Identify common adult and pediatric genitourinary problems.
    • Select appropriate treatment modalities for adult and pediatric urologic problems.
    • Evaluate laboratory findings with respect to genitourinary conditions.
    • Recommend appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management approaches.
    • Assess response to pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies.
    • Select diagnostic studies to evaluate genitourinary conditions.
    • Apply the principles of nursing to the care of urologic patients.
    • Formulate teaching plans to address genitourinary problems for patients, their families and the community.
    • Evaluate interventions in relationship to desired outcomes, including quality improvement and care coordination.
    • Correlate risk factors with specific urologic conditions.
    Schedule:
    • Full time position (1.0 FTE)
    • Weekly schedule: 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
    Benefits:
    • Competitive health and dental insurance options
    • Flexible paid time off to  balance work and life
    • Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match up to 5%
    • Free State-of-the-art fitness facility membership
    • Generous tuition reimbursement
    • Employer provided life and disability insurance

    Organization Summary:

    Sauk Prairie Healthcare is a nationally-recognized system of primary and specialty services headquartered in a new state-of-the-art facility. We set the standard for service excellence, patient safety, and overall quality.
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