About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. With a strong patient-to-nurse ratio, ours is a Magnet aspiring facility with a Shared Leadership Infrastructure. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
This position is educationally and clinically prepared to provide advanced nursing care to specialized patient populations. Provides patient assessments through patient exams, medical history, interpretation of diagnostic procedures, and development and implementation of patient treatment plans. Provides consultation and education as a highly specialized practitioner within scope of practice. Only Nurse Practitioners (NP) with the corresponding specialty certification may be privileged for their corresponding essential functions, core privileges and population. Adult NP (ANP), Family NP (FNP), Geriatric NP (GNP), Women’s Health NP (WHNP), Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health NP (APMHNP), Family Psychiatric & Mental Health NP (FPMHNP), Pediatric NP (PNP), and School NP (SNP) are primary care providers and assess health status, diagnoses health status, and plans care for individuals with health problems that are acute self-limited or chronic and stable. Population focus for the primary care NP is dependent on their certification/license. Primary care healthcare may also include disease prevention, health promotion, and the management of acute self-limited health problems, chronic stable single or multisystem health problems and end of life care. This position is part of a care team and is responsible for providing and coordinating medical, surgical and other specialty care to patients. This position works within the scope specified by the applicable State Board of Nursing Scope of Practice, as well as the organization’s medical staff by laws.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Must possess knowledge of clinical care and patient treatment as normally obtained through the completion of master’s degree in nursing.
Must be approved to practice as an Adult NP (ANP), Family NP (FNP), Geriatric NP (GNP), Women’s Health NP
(WHNP), Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health NP (APMHNP), Family Psychiatric & Mental Health NP (FPMHNP),
Pediatric NP (PNP), or School NP (SNP) by the State Board of Nursing by proof of license/certification.
Requires current RN license in state of practice. Must be certified to practice by the State Board of Nursing within a particular population as a nurse practitioner. Requires personal DEA license or must have prescribing and dispensing authority granted by the state board of nursing. Depending on business need/area of focus, this position may require graduation from an ACNM accredited nurse-midwifery education program, as well as a current NRP certification. Additional technical and professional certifications may be required based on type of nurse practitioner and scope of delineation document under medical staff services for an individual facility.
Exhibits an exemplary professional demeanor and interpersonal relationship skills.
Demonstrates proficiency in computer applications and database management.
DNP or PhD preferred. Current BLS certification preferred. Previous relevant experience preferred.