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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients through collaboration with a designated physician. Must be able to work independently.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Independently assess and treat patients with common acute conditions, illnesses, or minor trauma
Consult with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses.
Educate patients and/or families about preventive care, positive behaviors, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
Maintain legible, accurate, and confidential medical records.
Document all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations
Order diagnostic tests as appropriate.
Prescribe medications within scope of license.
Facilitate evaluation of records by physician(s) according to protocols and receive and implement constructive directives.
Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, self-care skills, and use of prescribed medical treatments and medications through education and counseling.
Regular attendance to ensure efficient operations
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in patient flow through patient triage and other nursing duties as needed
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications
Current certification/licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Nurse.
A minimum of 4,000 hours (two years) of urgent care/primary care experience.
Ability to learn and utilize Electronic Medical Records system
Ability and willingness to work weekend and holiday work as required
Comfortable seeing patients of all ages.
Flexible, self-motivated individual who is dedicated to quality patient care and customer satisfaction
Excellent communication skills
Works effectively in a team environment. Willing to work with multiple covering physicians in addition to collaborating physician.
Projects a positive image and has a Patients First attitude
Physical Demands/Work Environment (optional)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.



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