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Advanced Practice Provider

Company: Cohesive Staffing Solutions Llc
Location: Shawnee
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Description:POSITION SUMMARYTo provide effective, efficient and appropriate services to ER/Clinic patients to serve the communitys healthcare needs. Performs usual and customary duties of an Advanced Practice Provider (APP), i.e., taking patient history, performing physical exams, diagnosing, monitoring care, and counseling patients under the direct supervision of the designated physicianPOSITION SUMMARY EXPANDED:Under the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act, (The Unity Bill) this position is considered a Safety-sensitive position. Safety-sensitive is defined to include any job that includes tasks or duties that could affect the safety and health of the employee performing the task or others. Employees working in safety-sensitive roles are subject to this exception and subject to disciplinary action in the event of a positive test for marijuana or its metabolites.POSITION DETAILS:Assists in developing clinical practice guidelines.Participates in provider and medical care team meetings.Establishes positive relationships with local medical community and attends local medical society functions.Obtains relevant health and medical history for H & Ps and consults. Relays the information in a clear and concise manner with appropriate dictation and documentation.Utilizes critical thinking skills to develop appropriate differential diagnosis based on history, exam and diagnostic test resultsOrders appropriate pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions and diagnostic testing.Prepares a complete and accurate office note with pertinent information, accurate diagnosis and appropriate plan.Develops a plan of care that is individualized and consistent with goals of the patient and guidelines with the understanding that reassessment and modification is necessary to achieve goals.Provides continuity in managed care for patients with pre-existing long-term problems.Makes appropriate referrals for secondary and tertiary care such as other health care professionals and community agencies.Performs medical procedures according to privileges issued.Acts as a resource and/or mentor for staff or students, and promotes a safe work environment.Well versed in the personal scope of practice according to the providers individual governing board.Provides health maintenance visits, evaluates for immunizations and provides anticipatory guidance and referrals; performs contract and special physical examinations as neededDocuments and codes all patient contact accurately and legibly in the medical record.Performs as an active member of the medical team.Performs other duties as assigned.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily based on five overall skills categories; assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and teaching/coaching. Each category will be assessed on performance measurements of appropriateness, efficiency, effectiveness and timeliness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions.Patient Rights Promotes and protects patients rights; treats patients with dignity and respect; reports suspected abuse or neglect.Leadership Demonstrates willingness to try new tasks; generates new ideas for change; evaluates and recognizes priorities; communicates and models organizational values; fosters high performance; recognizes need for and provides adequate resources.Process Improvement Applies process improvement methods and techniques; assists in data collection; identifies processes for improvement in daily work; and assists in education of new employees in the team process.Environment Of Care Demonstrates understanding of fire and emergency procedures; participates in fire and disaster drills; demonstrates understanding of safety and security procedures; applies safety and security precautions; demonstrates understanding of hazardous materials plan; demonstrates proper use of equipment.Infection Control Applies hand-washing principles during daily work; demonstrates understanding of isolation precautions; recognizes signs and symptoms of infection and complies with the employee health program; demonstrates understanding of the process for identifying and handling infectious waste; maintains personal hygiene; complies with OSHA standards in the work place; and demonstrates understanding of cross-contamination.Information Management Enters or records data timely and accurately; protects confidentiality of patient information; protects data against loss or destruction; reports suspected violation of security/confidentiality issues.Requirements:POSITION QUALIFICATIONSMinimum Qualifications:Ability to project a professional Image.Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.Knowledge of techniques and methods of patient care services and instructions for patients and their families.Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations.Strong organizational and analytical skills.Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position.Freedom from illegal use of drugs.Ability to perform each position responsibility satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.Ability to understand that safety is a condition of employment. Unsafe acts or conditions will be reported to the supervisorMust be computer literate with ability to enter information in the EHR system and compile reports or data as requested.Must be able to read, write and speak English.Education and/or Experience:Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program and certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) or Nurse Practitioner Program and certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. The employee shall meet the requirements of the Oklahoma Board of Medical Examiners; and be licensed to practice medicine without restrictions within the State of Oklahoma.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Required:Current licensure as a PA/NP to practice in the State of Oklahoma by the State Boards with appropriate provider supervision.Current DEA certificationCurrent CPR certificationCurrent ACLS certificationCurrent PALS CertificationLANGUAGE SKILLSEnglish is the primary language of the facility. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policy procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of executives, managers, clients, customers, and the public.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent as well as draw and interpret various graphs.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instruction furnished in written, oral and/or diagram form. Ability to define and solve problems, interpret data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in statistical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.INTERPERSONAL SKILLSDemonstrates active listening techniques; gains support through effective relationships; treats others with dignity and respect; seeks feedback; establishes systems to measure effectiveness, efficiency, and service; creates and maintains reporting mechanisms.CONTINUING EDUCATIONAttends in-service and education programs; attends continuing education required for maintenance of professional certification or licensure.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to work inside a clean, well-lit, and well-ventilated laboratory. While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move a minimum of 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be exposed to some hazards such as radiation, bodily fluids that may contain disease, and fumes from laboratory chemicals. The employee may be required to travel frequently.#IND1by Jobble

Keywords: Cohesive Staffing Solutions Llc, Midwest City , Advanced Practice Provider, Other , Shawnee, Oklahoma

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