Nurse Practitioner - LHMI - Wound Care in Port Huron, MI at Lake Huron Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/16/2019

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Job Description



Overview

Lake Huron Medical Center

Celebrating our Legacy, Excited about our Future

 

St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron has been at the heart of our community for the past 60 years working to build trust and improve the health of the Blue Water Area. Our journey has taken us on many twists and turns. Now, as a member of the Prime Healthcare family, we have another opportunity to improve and expand our services and elevate the quality of care our community has come to depend on from our hospital.

 

St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron has become Lake Huron Medical Center, a name not only focusing on our area's greatest treasure but one that is all-encompassing for the level and types of care we will continue to provide and champion for our neighbors. With a proven track record for successfully sustaining and advancing access to quality health care services among its acquired hospitals,  Prime Healthcare is committed to the Blue Water Area and to building upon our foundation\u2014a foundation built with care focused on the mind, body and spirit of all who walk through our doors.

 

Our history of service dates back to 1954, when the hospital was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. The original building still serves our community, with several major expansions taking place over the years \u2013 and more expansion planned in the near future. Lake Huron Medical Center (LHMC) is a 144-bed acute care hospital conveniently located on Electric Avenue in Port Huron. Lake Huron Medical Center, now a member of the Prime Healthcare family offers high-quality and compassionate care and a variety of inpatient and outpatient services catered to meet the health care needs of the Blue Water and Thumb communities.

 

Responsibilities

The Nurse Practitioner focuses on providing general care to patients of all ages, with utmost patience, care, compassion and understanding. Perform tasks within their scope of practice which may include conducting tests, recording medical histories, providing treatments, assisting physicians and enhancing public awareness on the importance of health, and prescribing medications.

 

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Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • MSN with specialization as an ARNP.

  • Current state license as an Advanced Practice Nurse.

  • BLS upon hire and maintain current.

  • One to two years of experience as a nurse practitioner preferred.

  • Previous experience with electronic health record.

  • Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred.

  • Previous Wound care knowledge and or experience required (1 Year).

  • Wound Care Certification within 6 months of hire

  • Wound, Ostomy, Continence (WOC) Certification preferred

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