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Advanced Practice Provider - Bariatric Clinic - Lake West

Company: University Hospitals
Location: Mentor
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:


We are seeking an Advanced Practice Provider to join our Bariatric team at LHPG Bariatrics. This is a full-time, day shift position; Monday through Friday, no travel and will include office work, as well as rounding in the hospital (Lake West) for pre and post-surgery patients. We are seeking a candidate that enjoys educating patients.

Position Summary:
Performs patient assessment and assigns diagnosis based on recorded assessment data and current scientific and current research.
Establishes plan of care and implements interventions in accordance with care paths, protocols, and standards of care and current research.
Collaborates w/other health care providers in an interdisciplinary approach to provide care to the patient and family.
Order and perform routine diagnostic procedures
Develop and implement treatment plans
Monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions
Contributes to the educational development of staff, patients, family and self.
Demonstrates progressive leadership and effective management.
Provides education through role modeling and in-services to meet identified learning needs and to promote professionalism.
Advances own professional development through self-directed learning, continuing education and participation in peer review.
Initiates and maintains positive relationships with patients/customers.
Initiates and maintains positive relationships with co-workers.
Takes responsibility for self-development and supports a learning environment.
Displays commitment to the mission of the hospital and its values


Position Requirements:
Ability and/or desire to educate patients

Demonstrated competence as a practitioner

Effective oral and written communication skills

A variety of technical patient care devices specific to the clinical area

Computers and selected office equipment

Experience and Knowledge:
Bariatrics, Surgery, or Diabetes experience preferred

Demonstrated leadership skills

Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relationships

Nurse Practitioner:
Nursing Doctorate or Master of Science in Nursing with emphasis on clinical practice.

  • or-Physician Assistant:
    Completion of a formal Physician Assistant training from an accredited program with NCCPA certification.

    Required Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT):

    Nurse Practitioner:
    Current Registered Nurse license to practice in Ohio.

    Current APRN license to practice in Ohio.

    Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner certification required

    • or-Physician Assistant:

      DEA license

Keywords: University Hospitals, Mentor , Advanced Practice Provider - Bariatric Clinic - Lake West, Healthcare , Mentor, Ohio

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