Clinical Practice & Management of Care: Provides safe therapeutic care in a holistic and systemic way to include the assessment and overall management of care for critically ill patients under the supervision of an MD. Exercises independent judgement in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of medical processes and procedures in accordance with the nurse practitioner licensure regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia and as delineated in the written Scope of Practice/Protocol for Nurse Practitioner. Teamwork: Communicates effectively and works collaboratively with others. Demonstrates respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines and uses an integrated approach to achieve desired patient outcomes. Evidence-based/Best Practice: Utilizes evidenced-based standards, guidelines and protocols for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice. Professional Development: Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Serves as a resource and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.
Practices in accordance with safe and effective standards of care and ensures compliance with professional and ethical standards of practice.
Develops differential diagnosis and plans of care based on data collection and revises based on physiologic and psychosocial findings. Interprets and synthesizes laboratory, imaging and other pertinent data. Reviews patient plan of care with interdisciplinary team and with the patient and family.
Evaluates and documents patients' response to car, and evaluates impact of illness on patients' health status, functional status, nutritional status, sleep and rest patterns, family and social relationships, and establishes a health promotion strategy.
Assumes clinical management for the critically ill cardiovascular patient population in collaboration with physicians in practice.
Assists in the development and revision of standards for patient populations and integrates evidence-based research findings into clinical practice.
Participates in clinical research/data collection and assists in projects and planning for continual development of respective specialty.
Provides formal/informal clinical and professional educational programs to improve staff knowledge.
Maintains certification(s) and licensure(s), including DEA license (if applicable). Is fully compliant with the IHI bundles (VAP, Central lines).
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.