Nurse Practitioner Primary Care in Sunset Hills
- Nurse Practitioner
- Primary Care, Internal Medicine, mostly geriatrics
BJC Medical Group is the multi-specialty physician organization of BJC HealthCare and includes over 600 doctors and advanced practice providers who are affiliated with the top-ranked hospitals in the area.
Since 1994, BJC Medical Group has provided access to the world’s best medicine through caring people and integrated systems. The providers are nationally recognized for excellent patient satisfaction and quality health care.
BJC Medical Group physicians are trained and certified in over 25 medical specialties and serve patients in more than 125 locations in the greater St. Louis, mid-Missouri and southern Illinois areas.
Sunset Hills Adult Medicine specializes in Internal and Geriatric Medicine and is located in St. Louis County.
The Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care) utilizes a high degree of knowledge, skill, and competence to deliver patient care in a primary care clinic setting. This position assesses, diagnoses, and initiates a patient care treatment plan within the scope of a formal collaborative practice agreement with a primary care physician. In this role, patient care is performed with considerable independence, guided by physician-approved protocols, and evaluated through chart review, consultations, and the observation of results under the general medical direction of an Internal Medicine/Family Medicine physician.
ResponsibilitiesParticipates in professional developmentManages the health care of patient populations with compassion through advanced health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician. Prescriptive responsibilities are reviewed by collaborative physician.Coordinates the care of patient populations, in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician, to ensure promotion of health and wellness through education of patients and families, coordination of services and placing referrals.Assesses development needs of staff and develops and delivers appropriate educational programs to meet staff needs.Develops treatment plans, treats patients with acute problems including illnesses and minor injuries following a predetermined protocol in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
EducationMaster's Degree - Nursing