The role of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) /Physician Assistant (PA) is to provide the highest quality medical care with a primary focus on disease prevention, health promotion and patient engagement, utilizing evidence-based standards of care. The NP/PA will act as a clinical leader, promoting teamwork and collaboration for the best care of the patient.
-Demonstrates professionalism and promotes high quality care representing InterMed’s mission, vision and values -Works in collaboration with physicians and clinical support staff to perform health assessments, and diagnose and treat patients with acute and chronic injuries and illnesses -Promotes health maintenance and wellness -Prescribes medication; orders diagnostic tests; carries out minor in-office procedures; makes referrals; and performs any other clinical care within the scope of practice and established protocols -Manages time efficiently and maintains flexibility with scheduling for the purposes of maximizing patient access to care. -Demonstrates sound knowledge base and uses critical thinking skills -Maintains confidentiality at all times and delivers care in a manner that preserves patient autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs; including protected health information and health records -Provides patient centered and culturally sensitive care -Takes the initiative to work through conflicts in a manner that promotes team work and unity -Responds to medical emergencies with the care team and administers CPR and basic first aid when required -Demonstrates self-directed learning and seeks ways to meet own professional development through investigative inquiry, collaboration, and learning opportunities -Participates in orientation and staff professional development activities -Participates in training and is in compliance with all policies, procedures and safety requirements of InterMed staff -The NP/PA will participate in quality measure initiatives, NP/PA group meetings and organizational committees -The NP/PA will participate in quality measure initiatives, NP/PA group meetings and organizational committees as follows: -Attend 2 of 3 NP/PA Whole Group Meetings Annually -Attend 50% of Department Specific Meetings Annually -Attend 67% (2/3) of Committee Meetings Annually
InterMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.