Parker Square Family PRactice is looking for a Advanced Practice Practitioner to join the team!
The OMG nurse practitioner / physician assistant will be responsible for both direct patient care and for other administrative duties as designated by the Medical Director and his/her designee and in accordance with the Colorado Medical Practice Act. The Medical Director will provide the overall direction for all OMG activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING The following statements are illustrative of the essential duties of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. We retain the right to modify or change the essential and additional functions of the job at any time.
Category One: Primary Job Functions 1. Practice using sound medical judgment and adhere to all ethical considerations of the practice of medicine; know limitations and seek consult when advisable; keep abreast of current technologies and industry standards, regularly perform: • Obtain medical histories • Perform physical examinations and record normal and abnormal findings • Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures • Interpret and integrate findings to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic plans exercising a degree of independent judgment • Manage medical and surgical emergencies • Triage patients within the office and per phone calls • Perform technical medical procedures • Prescribe or recommend medications • Administer injections and other treatments • Suture minor lacerations • Start IVs • Obtain throat cultures • Provide patient education and counseling for all ages • Provide preventative health care treatment • Perform other related duties as assigned
2. Participate in out-reach and research activities, as assigned and/or of interest (if approved by administration), that enhance the reputation of the Health Center and are associated with the department’s mission
3. Monitor and mentor the other staff technicians to ensure continual performance improvements
4. Meet all clinical obligations of the Health Center’s medical practice: CLIA medical supervision, drug outlet, co-signing, HIPAA, State and Federal regulations, etc.
5. Follow all internal policies and procedures; be accountable for completion of all operational tasks according to departmental guidelines to ensure appropriate clinical processing/documentation;
6. Continually advise administration of any issues that may impact the practice
7. Assist Health Center administration on an as requested basis regarding a multitude of dept. needs;
Category Four: Supervisory • Patient Care Technician oversight of IV Medical Mixture and Administration • Patient Care Technician oversight x-ray
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Education/Experience • Graduation from an accredited program of physician assistant studies, certification through National Commission of Certification for Physician Assistants Must possess a Medical License through the State of Colorado • Graduation from an accredited program of nurse practitioner/physician assistant studies and licensed through the State of Colorado • Board Certification for specialty • Strong computer skills required. EMR experience preferred • Basic Life Support card
Preferred Education/Experience • Athenahealth practice management system
CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE • Provide customer service in accordance to clinic mission • Demonstrate ability to be courteous and respectful when interacting with patients and family members • Maintain patient confidentiality in accordance to policy and procedure and HIPAA requirements • Enact proper chain of command for patient complaints
LANGUAGE SKILLS • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, patients, and the general public
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
APTITUDES AND TEMPERAMENTS REQUIRED • Must have a high level of energy with the ability to adjust to any justifiable pace. • Make decisions based more on fact than feeling • Exhibit behavior which emphasizes compassion, quality, loyalty and conscientiousness • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families and staff members
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position has no supervisory responsibilities
JOB ELEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. • Occasionally required to walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.