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Nurse Practitioner-Pediatric Orthopedics

Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 104444
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 32391074733095-Orthopedic - Pediatric

Overview

Atrium Health Navicent

Job Description

Title: Advanced Practice Provider (APP) – Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant

AHNMG Overview: Atrium Health Navicent Medical Group is comprised of over 250 physicians and advanced practice providers spanning 40+ medical specialties including General Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties, Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Primary Care and Subspecialties, Primary Care, Urgent Care, and Women’s Obstetrics & Gynecology along with Subspecialties. As a “Best Place to Care” in Central Georgia, Atrium Health Navicent’s mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all with a vision to be the national leader for health, learning & community. Atrium Health Navicent is a nearly 1,000 bed health system, encompassing The Medical Center, a 637- bed level one trauma center, The Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, a Rehabilitation Hospital, and facilities in Baldwin and Peach counties. Atrium Health Navicent is a premier teaching hospital associated with Mercer University School of Medicine. As a member of the medical group, you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of a professional network of Advanced Practice Providers in your local community and across the medical groups across Advocate Health’s Southeastern Region. 

Job Summary: Functions independently, including coordination and facilitation of administrative and clinical activities in collaboration with a supervising physician to provide the following essential functions listed below.

Essential Functions:

  • Abides by AHN Mission and Culture Commitments. 
  • Provides high quality patient care, including but not limited to:
    • Collects appropriate medical history, performs physical examinations, formulates a comprehensive assessment, and develops a treatment plan.
    • Performs medical and/or surgical procedures as qualified to perform, approved by the AHN Medical Staff Office and in accordance with medical staff bylaws.
    • Orders and interprets appropriate laboratory and radiographic tests.
    • Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications.
    • Displays knowledge of the principles of growth and development while demonstrating the skills and competencies appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served.
    • Completes all medical record documentation in a timely and complete manner.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in documentation and billing processes. Understands and complies with federal and state coding policies.
  • Ensures patient safety. Acts as a patient advocate.
  • Ensures patient confidentiality. Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job. Will share information only on a need-to-know basis for work purposes.
  • Actively participates in AHNMG/Service Line/Department/Practice activities and meetings as requested.
  • Meet both AHNMG and division-specific Minimum Work Standards, including Access, Citizenship, Production and Quality.
  • Actively participates in AHN performance improvement processes and actively engages in successful performance improvement gap closure by striving to meet operational and quality metrics.
  • Actively participates in marketing and business development of AHNMG and practice.
  • Pursues personal and professional development. Is a life-long learner.
  • Takes initiative, is flexible to change, follows through on commitments, takes personal responsibility and assumes ownership for successfully completing job responsibilities.

The above functions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by providers assigned this job classification. They are not to be construed as an all-inclusive list of all duties, skills and responsibilities of people so assigned.

Education, Licensure and Certifications:

Eligible for prescriptive authority through the Georgia Board of Nursing and/or Georgia Composite Medical Board. If applicable in setting, must have or be eligible to obtain a DEA license.

Nurse Practitioner – Master’s Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required. Georgia license to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Registered Nurse through the Georgia Board of Nursing required. Certification in the area of practice and appropriate for the population served from a nationally recognized certifying body required.

Physician Assistant – Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Master’s Degree preferred. Georgia license to practice as a Physician Assistant through the Georgia Composite Medical Board required. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistance required.