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Advanced Practice Provider, Urgent Care

MOORESVILLE, NC, United States
Job ID: 109269
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35011104330011-Emergency Medicine

Overview

JOB SUMMARY:  Augments a physician's ability to provide patient care services by independently and interdependently scheduling, supervising, and/or conducting complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and/or surgeries in the Emergency Medicine setting.  Participates independently in the delivery of direct patient care within the scope of the individual authority granted by the North Carolina State Boards of Medical Examiners.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:  PA Licensure.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in diagnosing emergency medical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and service for quality patient care.  Records data and tentative conclusions for review by physician.
  2. Coordinates and schedules laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures.  Explains the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
  3. Carries out complex patient care services under indirect physician supervision using advanced medical knowledge.  Monitors progress of patients, maintain a record of the patient's progress, and consults with supervising physician when patient's progress does not meet anticipated and/or predetermined criteria.
  4. Plans and schedules work for the physician's health team ensuring proper distribution of assignments and adequate staffing, space and facilities for subsequent performance of assigned duties.
  5. Participates in basic science and clinical research projects conducted by supervising physician.  Prepares statistical reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  6. Teaches students, residents and interns in complex techniques and procedures, which are unique to Emergency Medicine.
  7. Ensures complete and accurate documentation in the medical record of assessment and plan of care.
  8. Participates in continuing education in emergency/ urgent care.
  9. Remains up to date with department and hospital policy and guidelines.
  10. Ensures age/developmentally appropriate patient care is provided in accordance with Age-Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and work efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to perform complex patient diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Ability to work a rotating shift schedule
  • Performs other related duties other than those described herein

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Fast paced, long hours, ability to deliver results
  • Professionalism and customer service skills a must at all times   
  • Occasionally subject to irregular hours