Advanced Practitioner -NP/PA   Westchester Internal Medicine

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
Published
June 29, 2020
Location
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Job Description
Job Title:
Advanced Practitioner -NP/PA   Westchester Internal Medicine
Job ID:
41891
Location:
 
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
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Major Duties

 

Internal Medicine - Westchester is a group of respected internal medicine specialists serving adult and adolescent patients from throughout the High Point community. We take a comprehensive approach to preventive health care.

Our services include:

  • Specialization in the management of chronic diseases including diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and high cholesterol
  • Diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses
  • Minor surgeries (repair of lacerations, removal of moles and cysts, etc.)
  • Treatment of minor injuries
  • Physical examinations and immunizations
  • Gynecological care
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Cardiac screenings
  • Specialist and community resource referrals
Monday-Friday
Call Rotation
  1. Graduation from an accredited NP/PA Program
  2. Licensed by the NC Board of Nursing or NC Medical Board of Examiners
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills
  4. Excellent oral and written communications skills
  5. Current American Heart Assoc. BLS and ACLS

 

Generic Job Description

FLSA Status: Exempt
Original Date: December 2016
Last Revision: January 2019

JOB SUMMARY: Increases a physician?s ability to provide patient care services by participating independently / interdependently in the delivery of direct patient care including scheduling, supervising, and/or conducting complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, within the scope of individual authority, granted by the North Carolina State Board of Medical Examiners in a Hospital Based APP function.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A minimum of a Bachelor?s degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program. Master?s degree preferred.

REPORTS TO: Service Line Leadership

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: North Carolina State Board of Medical Examiners approval as a Nurse Practitioner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and service for quality patient care. Records data and tentative conclusions for review by the physician.
2. Assists in surgeries; provides pre- and post-operative care.
3. Coordinates and schedules laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures. Explains the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
4. Carries out patient care services under indirect physician supervision such as cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes; monitors progress of patients, maintains records of patient's progress, and consults with supervising physician when patient's progress does not meet anticipated and/or predetermined criteria.
5. Plans and schedules work for the physician's team ensuring proper distribution of assignments and adequate staffing, space and facilities for subsequent performance of assigned duties.
6. Participates in basic science and clinical research projects conducted by supervising physician; prepares statistical reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
7. Assists in teaching students, residents and interns in complex techniques and procedures, which are unique to specific clinical setting. Provides directions and guidance to support personnel.
8. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Excellent oral and written communications skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Fast paced, long hours, ability to deliver results
Professionalism and customer service skills a must at all times
Occasionally subject to irregular hours

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
0% 35% 65%
to to to
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
X Standing
X Walking
X Sitting
X Bending
X Reaching with arms
X Finger and hand dexterity
X Talking
X Hearing
X Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
X 20 lbs. maximum
X 50 lbs. maximum
X 100 lbs. maximum

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-6464.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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