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Responsible for managing health problems and coordinating health care for the patient in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations. Delivers health care to patients by assessing physical and psychosocial conditions, such as acute or chronic illness or injuries, and providing medical consultation and treatment.
Functions independently and obtains problem oriented patient history and documents findings in electronic health records in an accurate and timely manner.
Updates appropriate history for acute patients and/or chronically ill patients
Performs physical and\or psychosocial assessments and documents findings
Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age and specific needs.
Studies and documents the results and necessary treatment
Monitors the effectiveness of interventions, tests and/or clinical trails
Provides communications with patients in person or by phone to discuss test results, lab reports, patient progress and home care instructions
Monitors clinical studies
Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role
Assists with the provision of surgical or ongoing care in accordance with facility, state and federal regulations
Performs minor surgical procedures consistent with physician specialty and the Advanced Practice Clinician’s license and training; documents the procedure in a timely accurate manner in the patient’s medical record
Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care setting ,e.g. admitting, transferring and discharging patients
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals
Provides referrals when necessary to supervising physician or specialist
Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools
Provides patient education, counseling, medication advice and followup instructions
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Education, including Licensure / Certification / Registration
Current CA RN license required AND
Current CA Nurse Practitioner License required OR
Current CA Physician Assistant License required
Current DEA license required
BCLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA) required
National certification required
ACLS certification preferred
CAPA Controlled Substance Certification preferred
6 months related clinical experience preferred; will vary based on department needs
Some departments require specialized certification/licensure and experience at the time of hire
Medical knowledge and skills applicable to perform within the scope of practice
Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology
Working knowledge of electronic health records such as EPIC, preferred