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Advanced Practice Clinician - Medical Weightloss and Internal Medicine

Apply Job ID 15973133 Date posted 04/15/2020

Summary: The Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) will be responsible for providing medical services, including initial and follow-up assessments and evaluations, prescribing protocol medications/management modalities, and ordering follow-up services.

Successful candidates for the APC position must be licensed to practice as either a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in Oregon. Someone with excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills would be a good fit for this dynamic healthcare role. Reports directly to the manager of the department.

Essential Functions:

  • Practice of medicine within the scope of license, training, credentialing and within current standard of care
  • Provide high-quality health care through direct assessment, diagnosis, and formulation/implementation of treatment plan for patients with common, acute and chronic illnesses and injuries (may include performing histories and physicals; ordering, interpreting, and following up on diagnostic studies; ordering medications; assisting with surgery; performing minor surgery; rounding on patients; and assuming on-call responsibilities)
  • Refer patients for specialty consultation or difficult problems, and screen incoming department referrals, as appropriate
  • Document all care in patient's permanent medical record in accordance with accepted medical/legal standards and in accordance with BMC documentation standards
  • Maintain and submit accurate records for billing purposes on a daily basis
  • Provide all medical care in accordance with accepted practice standards, BMC standards and protocols (including supervision by a physician, if applicable ), and state licensing guidelines
  • Promote and adhere to Physician Compact
  • Demonstrate first-rate bedside manner and effective patient communication and education
  • Participate in administrative, quality assurance, provider and other clinical meetings as required
  • Provide in-service training and oversight of NP/PA/MD students, if applicable. Assist in job shadow and orientation process of new staff when requested
  • Assist in updating protocols and principles of practice as requested
  • Perform other duties as requested

Education and/or Experience:  

Requirements of the APC include:

  • Graduate of accredited PA or NP training program (both provide master's or equivalent degrees) and equivalent requirements to meet State licensure.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Thorough and working knowledge of all common diseases in specialty field; familiarity with less common diseases.
  • Ability to assess, diagnose and effectively treat common medical diseases and injuries.
  • Working knowledge of state health care laws, licensing board regulations and controlled substance regulations.
  • Ability to utilize necessary software programs, such as electronic health record programs and voice recognition programs.
  • Important to know limitations and when to refer patients.
  • Ability to use appropriate procedural/testing equipment, to see appropriate volume of patients as defined by the department, and to interface with large provider and support staff.
  • Minor surgery or surgical assist skills, as appropriate.
  • Commitment to quality, teamwork, trust and accountability as outlined in Physician Compact.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  

  • Oregon state medical license required or able to be obtained within 2 months of offer of employment.
  • National certification meeting local, state and federal credentialing requirements at time of offer of employment.
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date.
  • Current and unrestricted DEA certification.
  • Current BLS, ACLS or ATLS as required by department.
  • Other appropriate certifications and licensure to obtain privileges at local hospital or surgery center, as required to perform job duties.

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