Specific Job Related Duties
•Provide patient care in a primary care outpatient setting patients in the under their supervision of a primary care physician (family medicine or internal medicine)
•Perform patient histories and complete physical examinations.
•Determine tentative diagnosis and order appropriate laboratory tests.
•Counsel patients and family on health, disease and planned interventions.
•Assist in the disposition of clinic patients, coordination of their care, provide smooth flow of patients and field clinical phone calls while serving as a contact to patients and referring physicians.
•Assist in contacting patients post procedures to inquire about post op status, report pathology results if appropriate, and provide patient education.
•Participate in quality management and improvement
•Participate in the reporting of outcomes.
•Independently and competently assess patients and identify actual and potential medical problems, complications, or patient care needs.
•Independently and competently plan and prioritize appropriate care for identified patient group.
•Safely and competently deliver appropriate nursing care to identified patient group.
•Evaluate the patient/family response and outcome(s) to implemented care and modify the plan of care accordingly.
•Competently and consistently complete accurate, concise and legible documentation
•Utilize nursing research and quality improvement to enhance practice.
•Practice cost containment for the practice and patient.
•Function as an independent and supportive team member and team leader.
•Assist in maintaining a positive learning environment.
2-5 Years of Family Practice Experience
Prior NP/PA experience preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish desirable.
Experience and competency with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.
Certified PA-C or FNP-C
Job Type: Full-time