Glendale, AZ, United States
OverviewHonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.
EducationMaster's Degree (MS,MN or MSN) from a National League of Nursing (NLN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Required
Experience1 year as a Registered Nurse Required
Licenses and Certifications If working with children, Pediatric, Family Certified Nurse Practitioner Required Nationally Certified Nurse Practitioner. RequiredNursing\\LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - State Licensure Required
Job SummaryThe Nurse Practitioner (NP) works collaboratively with members of the healthcare team to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her assigned unit. The practice of the NP emphasizes health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases. The position is associated with a significant level of autonomy; therefore, the individual must be highly motivated and able to work independently. As an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN), the NP will demonstrate leadership as a mentor, educator, researcher and provider. The NP adheres to and functions within the scope of practice defined by the Arizona Board of Nursing and the organization. Adherence to Nursing practices theory based nursing that is evidenced based utilizing a Shared Governance model for decision-making. Practice focuses on performance standards that act in accordance with the organization's initiatives.
Demonstrates knowledge and clinical judgment to provide primary care to patients. Performs general physical examination as indicated to determine presence of disease; utilizes physical findings, laboratory results and medical history to develop short-term and long-range treatment plans that include treatment of acute illness, management of chronic problems and provision of preventative care services.
Maintains, monitors and ensures accurate and timely documentation.
Interacts with patients and families, school nurses, teachers, counselors, social workers, referral agencies and specialty care providers. Provides counseling education and resource information on wellness, prevention of illness and health maintenance.
Participates in staff meetings, quality assurance activities and continuing education courses. Reviews medical records as needed with assigned Medical Director. Collaborates with other caregivers to synthesize research findings in order to develop systems for achieving optimal patient and family outcomes.
Refers patients as appropriate. Follows up with resident physicians and nursing staff on patient care, as and when appropriate. Coordinates referrals for specialty services when indicated.
Monitors, inventory, medical equipment service and supply requests to meet service standards. Utilizes appropriate formulary when prescribing medications. Assists in development of clinical practice polices and procedures and reviews annually to ensure compliance.
With a new brand promise of Making Healthy Personal, HonorHealth was born March 30, the public launch day for the health system's new name and brand. HonorHealth, formed after the merger of Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network, is all about you, the most important word for our healthcare system. "Our new brand reflects our mission — to improve the health and well-being of our community," said CEO Tom Sadvary. "I'm excited by our new brand and what it represents. After an intense couple years launching the integration of the services of two health systems, the new brand will help us unify around a common goal: making healthy personal. It will guide us to deliver on our promise every single day." The health system's vision, "To be the partner of choice as we transform healthcare for our communities," is at the core of the new brand's promise. So are our values: Integrity, Caring, Accountability, Stewardship, Excellence and Respect. HonorHealth is both a name and call to action. HonorHealth emphasizes the historic trustworthiness and integrity of our organization's brand. It demonstrates our respect and dedication to delivering the highest quality care in a personal and easy manner.