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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Balboa Nephrology Medical Group, Inc
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Why work for Balboa? Make a difference - BNMG provides life-saving treatments to over 30,000 kidney patients across southern California Retirement benefits after 1 year of service with a stepped vesting up to 10% of annual pay Comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental & vision as well as company paid life insurance Generous paid time off plus 8 paid holidays, a birthday float day off and a mental health day Our Values : Patient-centered I Accountability I Respect I Innovation I Data-Driven Our Mission: to consistently deliver superior care --- Balboa Care --- to every patient with kidney disease. About the Position The Balboa Nephrology Medical Group Nurse Practitioner is a licensed practitioner who is responsible for care to patients with acute or chronic kidney/urologic disorders, those undergoing dialysis, and those who are candidates for or have undergone kidney transplants. Managing the health problems and coordinating health care for dialysis-dependent kidney patients in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care. Clinical management is conducted in collaboration with the supervising Nephrologist and with other health care team members. Essential responsibilities Preferred advanced knowledge in nephrology that includes pathophysiology and management of kidney/urologic conditions and their complications Functions independently to perform comprehensive care for complex acute and chronically ill dialysis-dependent patients and chronic kidney disease patients Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient---s age-specific needs Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities Monthly chart reviews with physician Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability Monitors the effectiveness of interventions Excellent interpersonal, communication, and assessment skills Collaborates with physicians by making appropriate referrals Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team Facilitates patient and family education about renal disease, treatment, and lifestyle changes Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for professional practice, continued growth, and self-evaluation Communicate in an attentive and individualized manner during every patient encounter Remain in constant communication with physicians Ability to travel to multiple locations as needed Ability to be flexible with schedule Minimum qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure Current Nurse Practitioner certification Strong computer skills, Eligible for hospital privileges Preferred languages Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Hindi Experience Minimum of 5 years clinical experience as a Nurse. 1-2 years--- experience in the Nurse Practitioner role preferred or a new Nurse Practitioner graduate who is motivated to learn and develop their skills in the field of Nephrology.

Keywords: Balboa Nephrology Medical Group, Inc, Fountain Valley , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Fountain Valley, California

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