Physicians East, P.A.
  • Mid-Level Provider
  • Greenville, NC, USA
  • Other
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PTO and more


DESCRIPTION: Treats and provides comprehensive medical services to patients under direction and responsibility of physician. Diagnoses and treats diseases and injuries of human internal organ systems. Examines adult patients to ensure proper injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Requests necessary tests and follow-up visits, and refers patients to specialists, as necessary. Provides professional inpatient medical care following established standards and practices.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic/hospital environment.

GENERAL DUTIES: (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)
• Responds rapidly to requests for daily visits, consults and/or admissions

• Collaborate with patient's physician in developing treatment goals for patient.

• Assist with diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic health
conditions.

• Order, perform, and interpret laboratory and radiology tests within scope of professional practice.

• Prescribe medications including controlled substances to the extent delegated and licensed.

• Determines effectiveness of interdisciplinary treatment plan, evaluates patient's response, and revises plan of care accordingly.

• Perform other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated.

• Consult with physician or designees as needed, inform supervising physician of services provided and collaborate with other physicians as needed.

• Assist in all facets of care coordination.

• Communicate effectively with patients and families for understanding of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plans.

• Demonstrate s the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age and development of the patient.

• Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as indicated for diagnosis and management of problems.

• Prepare and maintain accurate patient records, charts, and documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement for services provided.

• Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation.

• Initiate reimbursement for services rendered.

• Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization.

• Comply with applicable laws and regulations.

• Documents Clinical Findings in the Medical Record

• Documents physical findings and plan of care in the EMR.

• Documents results of studies and plan of care based on study results in the EMR.

• Chart completion with attention to coding.

• Completes all elements of medical record, signs and authenticates orders.

• Utilizes computer systems appropriately per corporate compliance and HIPPA laws.

Performance Improvement
• Participates in quality improvement activities.

• Participates in advanced clinical practice and departmental meetings.

Leadership/Education
• Fulfills mandatory educational requirements for practicing onsite at Physician's East and Vidant Health, which include but not limited to:
    o HIPAA, OHSA and other institutionally required education.
    o BLS and ACLS/PALS or appropriate certification related to specialty.
    o Attend safety classes and compliance training as offered by Physicians East, P.A

• Fulfills annual certification and education as required by State governing board(s).

• Demonstrates superior patient service behaviors.

• Serves as a role model for advanced level practice.

• Serves as a clinical resource.

• Participates in appropriate committees as needed.

• Adhere to department and company policies.

• Assist with other duties or projects as needed.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

• Completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or PA degree

• Licensure as a Nurse Practitioner with the Joint North Carolina Board of Nursing and Medicine or as a Physician Assistant by NC Medical Board.

• Holds a license as a registered nurse in North Carolina if Nurse Practitioner.

• Two years of experience in a clinical setting is preferred.

• Must have experience/knowledge of EMR system, preferably Centricity and strong typing skills.

• Maintains current required reference material and documents as required by governing board(s) at practice site for review at any time (i.e. collaborative practice agreement, professional license(s), DEA certificate, general statutes, documented consultation with MD, quality improvement activities, certifications of approval to practice, etc).

• Maintains mandatory certifications as related to specialty, if applicable.

Key Skills and Personal Characteristics:
• Ability to form positive and collaborative relationships with all levels in the organization.

• This position requires strong organizational and excellent communication skills as well as being highly motivated and detail oriented.

• Professional demeanor and recognition of privacy considerations for patients and families. Maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of departments.

• Must have a strong sense of team commitment, which includes meeting deadlines, punctuality and excellent follow-through and feedback.

• Must display a high level of integrity and initiative.

• Planning/organizing...the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.

• Ability to identify trends and address process variances as changes occur within the organization and within the external environment.

• Ability to work under pressure with time constraints.

• Ability to concentrate and possess excellent listening skills.

• Recognition of physical exam process and ability to record exam details

• Problem solving...the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

• Quality and Quantity ...the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance. Meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.

• Adaptability...the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

• Dependability...the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

• Safety and security...the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

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