Women’s Health Primary Care Advanced Provider

Full Time
Ithaca, NY
Posted 6 months ago

Women’s Health Primary Care Advanced Provider Opportunity located in picturesque Ithaca, New York. Join an Integrated, Innovative, Independent Provider Lead Health Care System with Excellent Quality of Life.  This is a full time, health system employed Advanced Provider position with a competitive base salary and incentives. We have a full complement of medical and surgical sub-specialty service lines to support our growing healthcare network including ample support from advanced providers, nursing and support staff.  Cayuga Medical Center is also home to an Internal Medicine residency program.

Consider this opportunity and be part of an excellent collegial environment where you can practice medicine your way.

  • Most Common Cases:
    • Menopause
    • Contraception
    • Primary Care Concerns
  • In Office Procedures:
    • Nexplanon
    • IUD
    • Skin Biopsy

Purpose:  The purpose of this job is to assist the physicians of the practice with clinical activities, surgeries and other direct patient care including diagnostic, therapeutic and preventative care.  Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners work under the direct supervision of practice MD’s.

Essential Job Functions:

In collaboration with our physicians/medical director, assumes clinical responsibility for tasks performed within Nurse Practitioner’s/Physician Assistant’s scope of practice.  Including:

  • Perform patient history and physical examinations and evaluate new patients
  • Collaborate with attending physicians
  • Order, and interpret laboratory and radiology tests
  • Prescribe medication, including controlled substances as delegated in collaborative practice agreement
  • Document assessment, management, and education clearly, concisely, and legibly within medical record
  • Communicate pertinent findings to collaborating physician(s) in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills with patient and significant others to provide feedback regarding findings and treatment plan
  • Follow up on treatment plans
  • Follow up after procedures performed
  • Assess the patient and significant other’s psychosocial, emotional and environmental needs
  • Consult other health care team members in collaboration with physician to meet physician needs, while ensuring continuity of care
  • Handle patient questions via phone and electronically
  • Coordinate patient care activities with other members of the office, hospital, or community
  • Provide education to patient, families and community groups
  • Participate in completion of disability forms, school forms, DMV forms, etc
  • Utilize research and evidence based practice to guide decision making
  • Demonstrate compliance with documentation and coding requirements
  • Maintain and update skills and knowledge
  • Works with all members of the team to achieve patient centered care as well as quality care by using the best practice standards and case management
  • Contributes to scheduled team meetings to discuss /clarify roles, responsibility, processes, and patient issues.
  • Provide care management by communicating with community agencies as appropriate
  • Participates in quality improvement activities and committees.
  • Hospital rounds to support the needs of the practice
  • On-call duties including emergency call and telephone call, to support the needs of the practice

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Must be able to exercise a high level of independent judgment
  • Exceptional service attitude and communication style
  • Maintains highest level of confidentiality
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Demonstrates clinical competency as defined by organizational standards and protocol
  • BLS Certification
  • Maintain CME requirements
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Education and Experience:

  • Current NYS license and board certification
  • Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program
  • Current BLS Certification

 

 

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