Nurse Practitioner - Intensivists (20162025)

McLeod Health Florence, SC

The Nurse Practitioneris responsible for conducting health assessments with appropriate diagnosis and management of acute and chronic patients in collaboration with the Hospitalists. Orders and evaluates diagnostic studies, performs therapeutic procedures, prescribes medication, and educates patient and family related to care, prevention, and management of condition as agreed upon under protocols and precepting physician. The Nurse Practitioner will have responsibility for patients in the Medical Intensive Care Unit.

Work Schedule: Full time; Monday - Friday; 8:30am-5:30pm

Education/Experience Requirements:

Current S.C. unrestricted license as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Demonstrates BLS skills annually and completes written exam every 2 years. Completion of ACLS within 18 months of employment. Required completion of 100hr/5yrs relevant to field of practice to maintain certification. Meet prescriptive authority requirements with 15 hrs.of education every 2yrs. and renewal every 2 yrs. Computer skills with ability to enter orders, obtain patient data and produce graphs for committee reporting purposes. Physician Assistants will also be considered.

Unit Description: Intensivists