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Physician Asst/Family NP PRN - Urgent Care in Clyde, NC at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Job Description

Haywood Regional Medical Center

The primary duties of the Physician Assistant/Family Nurse Practitioner will be providing primary health care in the UCC and performing selective medical services under the direction of the UCC physician.  The PA/FNP will complete health assessments of patients, perform physical exams, and interpret and integrate data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic services as needed.  Will provide acute care services for injuries and/or illnesses and will administer injections and oral medications.  Will suture minor wounds and prepare written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances under the direction of the physician.  Will maintain and review patient record chart and other pertinent information.  Will review post test and examination results.  Will interview and advise patients regarding health and illness prevention.  Will recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs.  Will triage patient telephone calls and provide consultation.  Will attend required meetings and participate on committees as requested.  Will participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.  Will maintain confidentiality and perform related work as required.  The Physician Assistant/ Family Nurse Practitioner may need to assist staff with admitting and discharging patients, obtaining triage information, administering medications, cleaning rooms, and other duties. The PA/FNP may be asked to evaluate and treat OHD patients as needed.

Job Requirements

Education :  Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program or Family Nurse

                                Practitioner program.

Certificate License:  Certification from National Commission on Physician Assistants.  Family

                                Nurse Practitioner should maintain current Board of Nursing license.

Knowledge of professional medical practice and care to give and evaluate patient care.  Knowledge of organization policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care.  Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.  Skill in maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public, and the ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.

Experience :   Minimum of 6 months experience in emergency room or urgent care preferred. 

                                Family Practice experience good.  Occupational Health experience a plus.

The Physician Assistant/Family Nurse Practitioner must be credentialed or eligible for credentialing on the Medical Staff.  If eligible, must be completed in six months probationary period.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran