NP/PA Primary Care

Full Time
Ithaca, NY
Posted 4 months ago

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
  • NP must has ability of first assist
  • 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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