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Title

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner  


Position Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner  

Req Number NUR-21-00017  

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Open Date 10/19/2021  

Description

SUMMARY:

Under MD supervision, Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner assesses and evaluates the health care needs of patients, performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, institutes and manages care for patients, and performs related work as assigned.

 

Position Requirements

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Takes patient histories and performs complete physical examinations of patients in clinics and in Mobile Health sites.

  • Assesses the clinical status of patients.

  • Orders and performs laboratory and screening tests in accordance with approved protocols or standardized procedures.

  • Consults with physician supervisor as necessary and refers cases as appropriate.

  • Formulates problem lists based upon clinical findings, plans and coordinate care.

  • Recommends and/or administers treatment or medications as approved.

  • Evaluates patient care according to adopted protocols and Quality Assurance program criteria.

  • Teaches patients, families, and staff care, prevention, and treatment enhancement techniques.

  • Prepares and maintains a wide variety of records and reports.

  • Accurately records patient history, exam notes, medication history, on-going care and referrals in medical record, according to established format.

  • Attends and participates in meetings and Quality Assurance activities as required.

  • Responds to patient or co-worker complaints and works toward a positive resolution of any dispute.

  • Serves as a member of site committees as requested.

  • Identifies problems related to patient services and makes recommendations for improvement.

  • Participates in evaluation of peers and support staff.

  • Adherence to ODCHC’s attendance policy.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as designated by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work as a member of a team in order to communicate and/or solicit pertinent information to and from other team members and support team decisions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and exercise sound and responsible judgment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal.Ability to establish constructive working relationships with all levels of management and employees in a staff of varied and diverse backgrounds.

  • Ability to handle difficult or confrontational situations in a calm, consistent, and equitable manner.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to effectively represent ODCHC’s interests in the community and maintain effective working relationships among co-workers, public, private, and professional groups.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma from an accredited medical school leading to licensing as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Current California Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners license and Board Certification.

  • Current DEA license.

  • Current CPR license.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • NONE

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Speaking and hearing sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person, at normal volumes.

  • Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc.

  • Good manual dexterity.

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and reliable means of transportation.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Wage Range $118,560.00 - $136,177.60  

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