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Advanced Practice Provider - Gerontology

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Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 91053
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55811085033664-Gerontology

Overview

JOB SUMMARY:  Participates in team focused patient care within the Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. The clinician functions under the regulatory mandate from their respective licensing organization (North Carolina Medical Board or North Carolina Board of Nursing) with departmental specific credentialing from the institution.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

PA:

 -Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program, Master's degree preferred 

NP:

-Graduation from accredited Nurse Practitioner Master's Program

NP/PA:

-Job experience preferred but not required 


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: 

PA:

-Current North Carolina Medical Board Medical License

-Certified by NCCPA

NP:

- Current North Carolina Board of Nursing Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license

- Board certified in NP specialty

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Using medical decision-making skills to determine appropriate patient care plan.
  2. Collaborates with medical team when needed for effective team-based care. 
  3. Order and interpret laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures.  Explains the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
  4. Procedural skills per department or practice guidelines
  5. Opportunity to participate in basic science and clinical research projects
  6. Potential for and encouraged to precept students and/or medical learners 
  7. Uphold AHWFB missions, values, and cultural commitment 
  8. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and work efficiently under pressure 
  • Ability to perform complex patient diagnostic and therapeutic procedures 
  • Exemplary organizational skills
  • Willingness to perform other related duties other than those described herein

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Efficient team based care
  • Professionalism and customer service skills essential 
  • Potential irregular hours and/or call 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

0% 35% 65%    
to to to    
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
  X     Standing
  X     Walking
X       Sitting
  X     Bending
    X   Reaching with arms
    X   Finger and hand dexterity
    X   Talking
    X   Hearing
    X   Seeing
        Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
  X     20 lbs. maximum
X       50 lbs. maximum
X       100 lbs. maximum

 

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