Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
- Job Title: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
- 557 W. Washington
- Burns, OR, 97720
- Employee Type: Full-Time(Exempt)
- Manage Others: No
- Name: Jen Hoke
- Phone: 541-573-8642
- Email: email@example.com
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide quality health care in an outpatient clinic setting to the patients of HDH Family Care.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Conduct comprehensive physical assessment; establish diagnoses and treatment plans for common illnesses and conditions.
Prescribe and manage medications.
Order, perform, and interpret laboratory tests. Order imaging procedures and other outpatient procedures as needed.
Refer patients to appropriate specialty physicians and other health care providers as deemed necessary.
Provide patient education and promote patient health and wellness.
Manage acute and chronic conditions in patients.
Regularly consult with physicians on patient care issues and if deemed necessary, refer patients to HDH Family
Document the assessment and treatment plan in patient chart in a clear, concise and timely manner. Submit charges that support the level of service and documentation for services rendered.
Participate in regular provider meetings to identify and improve clinic processes and functions.
Utilize the skills and abilities of the clinical support staff efficiently and appropriately.
Provide health services in the RHC Clinic and be available to provide patient care for at least 50% of the time that the clinic operates.
Adhere to the Collaborative Agreement with providers of HDH Family Care.
Participate in the development and review of Rural Health Clinic (RHC) policies, procedures and services and offer recommendations for revisions as needed.
Follow established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance measures and safety standards.
Maintain professional, cooperative working relationship with physicians, care providers, hospital staff, other healthcare organizations, and the public to provide quality customer service in a courteous manner.
Maintain work areas in a clean, orderly and secure manner.
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Broad knowledge of health care, patient care principles and practices. Possession of a degree from accredited school for Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners. Must possess a current, unencumbered, Oregon license for NP or PA. Must be in good standing with the respective Oregon Licensing Board. Must have current Federal DEA license.
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS: At least 5 years experience in a family practice setting.