The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for conducting rounds on Inpatients, performing assessments, coordinating and evaluating the plan of care, and implementing discharge plans at the direction and supervision of the Primary Physician within the scope of his/her practice permitted under South Dakota law. The CNP also administers medications/treatments and assists with procedures as ordered by the physicians. The CNP works collaboratively with the healthcare team to assure the safe and accurate delivery of care. While the CNP is subject to practice under the protocols established and approved by the medical staff as required under South Dakota law, in all other respects the NP is subject to the Hospital’s authority. Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.
Monday through Friday, variable day and evening hours, scheduled weekend rotation, on-call as needed.
Master’s degree in nursing required. Graduate of an accredited CNP program required. Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience required. Minimum of one year adult, acute care with cardiology cardiovascular nursing experience preferred.
Current licensure/certification as a CNP by the South Dakota Board of Nursing is required. Must have current BLS and ACLS. CCRN preferred.