Nurse Practitioner - Urology

Posted: 04/28/2019

Nurse Practitioner – Urology
We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner in our Urology Department to:

  • Provide patient care throughout the Urology continuum
  • Maintain expertise in assessment, diagnosis and treatment but focusing these skills toward Genitourinary symptom management and supportive care
  • Assist the physician in all aspects of patient care, including examining patients, performing complex history and physicals, compiling medical data, administering or ordering diagnostic tests and interpreting test results
Education:
Completion of an approved educational program for Nurse Practitioner
Experience:
1-3 years of clinical experience preferably in Urology
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
  • Current State of Wisconsin License as an RN and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner.   
  • Valid BLS certification required within 3 months of employment
  • Certification as Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) required.   
  • DEA registration
  • Certification by the Certification Board of Urologic Nurses and Associates required within 2 years of employment
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
(This is not an all-inclusive list of knowledge, skills, and abilities. For further information please reach out to our human resource department.)
  • A high degree of analytic ability and inductive thinking is required for making decisions and solving problems. 
  • Requires extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of medical care. 
  • Ongoing education is critical. 
  • Errors in patient care/treatment may result in serious patient reaction or loss of goodwill. 
  • Good reading, writing and communication skills are a necessity.
  • Spanish translation abilities would be helpful. 
  • Knowledge of infection control is important. 
  • Must be familiar with all SPH and department standards, policies, procedures and practices. 
  • Need skills in understanding, explaining, teaching, and motivating people.
  • Courtesy, tact and the ability to keep sensitive information strictly confidential is vital.
  • Must be able to deal with all ages of patients who are ill, in pain, confused, worried, or uncooperative by using excellent human relations skills.
Urology Specific
  • Assess health history and physical findings systematically.
  • Differentiate between normal and abnormal growth, development, and physiology.
  • Identify common adult and pediatric genitourinary problems.
  • Select appropriate treatment modalities for adult and pediatric urologic problems.
  • Evaluate laboratory findings with respect to genitourinary conditions.
  • Recommend appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management approaches.
  • Assess response to pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies.
  • Select diagnostic studies to evaluate genitourinary conditions.
  • Apply the principles of nursing to the care of urologic patients.
  • Formulate teaching plans to address genitourinary problems for patients, their families and the community.
  • Evaluate interventions in relationship to desired outcomes, including quality improvement and care coordination.
  • Correlate risk factors with specific urologic conditions.
Schedule:
  • Full time position (1.0 FTE)
  • Weekly schedule: 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Benefits:
  • Competitive health and dental insurance options
  • Flexible paid time off to  balance work and life
  • Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match up to 5%
  • Free State-of-the-art fitness facility membership
  • Generous tuition reimbursement
  • Employer provided life and disability insurance

Organization Summary:

Sauk Prairie Healthcare is a nationally-recognized system of primary and specialty services headquartered in a new state-of-the-art facility. We set the standard for service excellence, patient safety, and overall quality.
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