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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Pediatrics
Job Code:2018-MW-095
Location:Marginal Way
Department:MW Pediatrics
Schedule:Full Time 32-40 hrs/wk
  

Job Responsibilities:

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

-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


Job Qualifications:
-Successful completion of accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner academic program
-2 or more years primary care experience preferred
-Maintain current national certification by an accrediting body
-Current licensure to practice in the state of Maine
-Current DEA License, including Schedule II Privileges
-Current BLS certification
-Maintain continuing education appropriate for scope of practice and licensure
-Independent decision-making, professional judgment, and problem solving skills
-Interpersonal/human relations skills
-Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a busy environment
-Basic computer skills, experience with EMR preferred
-Basic knowledge of billing and reimbursement           

Other Job Information (if applicable):
40 hours a week, Monday through Friday. 8:00am to 5:00pm.
  

InterMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.