Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist

Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist

Department: Hospital Medicine
Schedule: Full-time (1 week on, 2 weeks off)

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Rusk County Memorial Hospital is a Critical Care Access Hospital located in Ladysmith, WI along the beautiful Flambeau River.  We provide residents and visitors of Rusk County and surrounding communities with outstanding healthcare and a friendly, close-to-home atmosphere. 

Job Summary: 

We are seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist to provide primary health care to Hospital Inpatients, Observation Patients and Swing Bed patients in conjunction with the collaborating physician that emphasizes the promotion of health, the prevention of disease, and the early detection and treatment of disease. The Nurse Practitioner performs the functions of examining, assessing, planning, and implementing the health care of assigned patients with in their scope of practice in conjunction with the collaborating physician. The NP secures patient histories, performs physical examinations, orders laboratory tests, develops and implements treatment plans, performs diagnostic and treatment procedures, records findings, and provides patient education and counseling to enhance our effectiveness in providing primary care for inpatient admissions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Licensure/Registration:

  • Required Education:
    • Graduation from an accredited nurse practitioner program.
    • Must possess an unrestricted license to practice in the State of Wisconsin, including Registered Nurse and Nurse Prescriber authorization, and an unrestricted DEA registration for each practice location.
  • Preferred Education:
    • Certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).  Once certified, must maintain certification. 
    • Family practice training with pediatrics preferred.

Experience & Skills:

  • Required:
    • Must have on file at all times accurate and up-to-date documentation demonstrating a supervising/collaborating physician relationship.
    • Three years of professional experience in an acute setting.
  • Preferred:
    • Two or more years experience as a hospitalist NP & experience with emergency resuscitation 

 

Apply for This Position

You may email your resume to hr@ruskhospital.org, complete an online application, or request a paper application in our Human Resources Department, or send your resume and references to:

Human Resources
Rusk County Memorial Hospital
900 College Ave W
Ladysmith, WI 54848
P: (715) 532-5561 ext. 1311
F: (715) 532-3025