The Nurse Practitioner will provide internal medicine care in all areas of the Behavioral Health Division, including but not limited to, Pathways admissions and consults and J. Kent McNew admissions and consults. The Nurse Practitioner will also participate in programs and initiatives that improve the overall service provided by the Behavioral Health Programs.
Provides follow up care for the patients admitted to the inpatient units.
Performs history and physicals, discharge instructions, patient instruction, medication, orders lab work, screen patient and risk strategy.
Provides medical care that is of high quality as judged by medical peers. Provide appropriate post-care to include patient education, prescriptions and referrals for therapy.
Facilitates interactions with the patients, families, peers, ancillary staff, and consultants. Organize patient charts ensuring proper procedure notes, labs, and imaging studies are available.
Produces reliable and accurate billing records that allow the Anne Arundel Medical Center to correctly bill third party payer and other consumers of healthcare at the hospital.
Cooperates with third party resource management in providing clinical information pertaining to patient condition.
Assures patients, primary staff, and families/primary supports are kept informed of the clinical management care plan and clinical outcomes as needed.
Collaborate with physician to ensure patient and family/primary support needs are met.
Be proficient in computer documentation.
Required: The employee must fulfill the requirements for medical staff membership at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Pathways, and the J. Kent McNew Medical Center.