NP: Neuroscience - Inpatient

Job Location(s) US-ID-Boise
Category
Advanced Practice Provider
Department
6611-ORTHO NEURO ADMIN
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
2017-6661

Overview

St. Luke's Health System in Boise, Idaho is currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join their growing, hospital-based, Inpatient Neurosciences team. The Inpatient Neuroscience Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing high-quality healthcare through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and chronic condition. The NP works under the supervision of a designated physician, and in collaboration with a team of other providers and staff. This position specifically focuses on the care and health management primarily in the following subsets of inpatient neuroscience conditions: pre- and post-operative spine (non-traumatic), pre-, post-, and non-operative intracranial, and post-intervention stroke patients. Care will be coordinated on the inpatient neuroscience unit as well as the intensive care unit (ICU) and surgical intensive care unit (SICU). The Inpatient Neuroscience Nurse Practitioner position is a key member in communicating, problem-solving and planning between nursing, physician, therapy, case management and the patient.

 

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ABOUT BOISE

Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors.  A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports.  Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, The Boise Co-op, and seasonal farmers markets are within a mile of the hospital. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Graduation from an accredited school with a minimum of a Master’s Degree, as well as eligibility to obtain licensure from Idaho to practice as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Must obtain and maintain unrestricted prescriptive authority, DEA, and controlled substance licenses.
  • Excellent communication skills to include oral and written comprehension/expression.
  • Ability to manage a chaotic work environment related to changing patient needs, including work with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes.
  • Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values (e.g., efficiency & financial responsibility, safety, partnership & service, teamwork, compassion, integrity, and trust & respect).

WHY ST. LUKE'S? 

For a career in the health care field, there is simply no better choice in Idaho than St. Luke’s. We are the state’s largest private employer with more than 13,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. We are Idaho’s largest and fastest-growing health care organization, and its only locally-owned, full service, not-for-profit health system. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior health care organization. We are proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and strive to add individuals who will continue this tradition of excellence to our team.

 

For more information, contact Whitney Clark, recruiter at clarkw@slhs.org or 208-493-0646. 

 

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

 

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