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Department of Health and Human Services

Nurse Practitioner APRN

  • Location

    Beatrice, NE
  • Posted On

    November 9, 2021
  • Job Type

  • Category

  • Experience Level

    Entry Level
  • Education Level

    Associate's Degree
  • Salary


Job Description

Do you want to make a difference in someone’s life? Beatrice State Developmental Center is looking for an individual for the permanent part-time position of Nurse Practitioner/APRN. Beatrice State Developmental Center (BSDC) is an intermediate care facility for developmental disabilities (ICF/DD) that provides residential, vocational and recreational services.

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Beatrice State Developmental Center

Part-time position working 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday for six hours per day, between the hours of 8am – 5pm. Position may require some on-call, evening, weekends and/or holidays.

Salary is negotiable.

The ICF/DD nurse practitioner is a critical position to the success of BSDC. A facility nurse practitioner is responsible for assessing the health status of patients/clients through comprehensive physical examination and diagnostic procedures to provide for the primary care of patients/clients. Applies advanced nursing principles to effectively diagnose and treat patients/clients. Prescribes medications and orders therapeutic treatments related to medical conditions within the scope of practice to provide appropriate patient/client care. Formulates, implements and monitors health management plans and refers patients/clients as medication conditions require for the management of health problems. Provides education and counseling for patients/clients and families on health promotion, health maintenance, and health restoration for the management of health conditions. Initiates appropriate interventions in emergency situation until a physician is available to administer treatment.

REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of an accredited program for Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner. Incumbents must have a current, valid license as a Registered Nurse and be certified as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Nebraska. Required to maintain certification for the licensing by the State of Nebraska.

PREFERRED:  One year experience working as a Nurse Practitioner within a clinical setting. Experience working with Developmental Disabilities. Current CPR/ALCS certification. Psychiatric specialization/certification or clinical experience working with psychiatric patients.

OTHER: Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation.

Knowledge of: planning and providing quality medical care; symptoms of diseases; symptoms of medication reactions; state and federal laws, policies and procedures pertaining to scope of practice of a Nurse Practitioner. Ability to: understand and interpret medical and diagnostic reports; coordinate services to individual patients/clients; communicate effectively with others. Skill in: the techniques of medical treatments; establishing effective professional relationships; observation and evaluation; problem solving.

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