Maine Urgent Care- Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

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Central Maine Healthcare
Published
December 18, 2019
Location
Lewiston, Maine
Job Type

Description

Central Maine Healthcare

Maine Urgent Care- Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

 

Department

Maine Urgent Care

Schedule

Full-time-Exempt

Shift

Variable hours

Contact Information

Contact: Kimberly Levasseur
Email: levasski@cmhc.org

Job Details

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner serves as an essential member of the patient care team responsible for delivering direct and indirect care utilizing the PA/NP scope of practice.  The PA or NP will be responsible for assessing health status, developing and executing interventions collaboratively with the clinical team evaluating patient responses.  Duties may be delegated according to the education and practice standard of the team member.   A Maine Urgent Care Medical Director be available to assist and/or supervise the Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in patient evaluation and management. The PA or NP practices in accordance with CMH's Policies and Procedures and HIPAA.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Serves as the champion of the patient experience
  2. Engages patients utilizing exceptional customer service practices in alignment with the

Five Must Haves;

  1. Greet people with a smile, friendly eye contact and say hello
  2. Take people where they are going, rather than point or give directions

iii. Use key words at key times.  "Is there anything else I can do for you?"

  1. Foster an attitude of gratitude
  2. Round with reason
  3. Perform physical examinations on patients of all ages to include patient's medical, family, and social history
  4. Documents all patient visits in electronic medical record in a timely manner
  5. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
  6. Interprets subjective and objective data to formulate a diagnosis
  7. Formulates treatment plans within the provider's scope of practice
  8. Implements therapeutic interventions when appropriate
  9. Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic laboratory tests, EKGs and radiological studies
  10. Enters all orders for treatments and medications to be administered
  11. Prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions
  12. Provides patient education and counseling regarding disease processes, test results, discharge planning, and preventative healthcare
  13. Makes appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies
  14. Participates in the quality improvement process to include review of records and treatment plans
  15. Able to perform all services within the Maine Urgent Care scope of services
  16. Upholds MUC and CMH Policies and Procedures
  17. Upholds Urgent Care Association (UCA) regulatory requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Unencumbered license to practice as PA or NP in the state of Maine
  2. PA must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant program; NCCPA certified
  3. NP must be a graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  4. PA must complete 100 hours of CME every two (2) years and take the recertification exam every six (6) years
  5. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification required
  6. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider ACLS preferred
  7. Experience in Occupational Health preferred
  8. DOT Medical Exam Certification required within 6 months of hire
  9. Experience in emergency department or urgent care setting preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Experience and proficiency in interpreting x-rays
  2. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skill and ability
  3. Ability to prioritize patients by level of acuity
  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective patient relationships
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective physician and co-workers relationships
  6. Exceptional verbal and written communication
  7. Experience working both independently and in team based environments
  8. Must demonstrate reliability and accountability to team members and patients
  9. Proficient with computer skills including use of various electronic medical records
  10. Ability to work under pressure with precision and accuracy and to handle multiple projects simultaneously

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Central Maine Healthcare Sign-in New Search Logo Maine Urgent Care- Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Department Maine Urgent Care Schedule Full-time-Exempt Shift Variable hours Contact Information Contact: Kimberly Levasseur Email: levasski@cmhc.org Job Details POSITION SUMMARY: The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner serves as an essential member of the patient care team responsible for delivering direct and indirect care utilizing the PA/NP scope of practice. The PA or NP will be responsible for assessing health status, developing and executing interventions collaboratively with the clinical team evaluating patient responses. Duties may be delegated according to the education and practice standard of the team member. A Maine Urgent Care Medical Director be available to assist and/or supervise the Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in patient evaluation and management. The PA or NP practices in accordance with CMH's Policies and Procedures and HIPAA. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 1. Serves as the champion of the patient experience 2. Engages patients utilizing exceptional customer service practices in alignment with the Five Must Haves; i. Greet people with a smile, friendly eye contact and say hello ii. Take people where they are going, rather than point or give directions iii. Use key words at key times. "Is there anything else I can do for you?" iv. Foster an attitude of gratitude v. Round with reason 3. Perform physical examinations on patients of all ages to include patient's medical, family, and social history 4. Documents all patient visits in electronic medical record in a timely manner 5. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors 6. Interprets subjective and objective data to formulate a diagnosis 7. Formulates treatment plans within the provider's scope of practice 8. Implements therapeutic interventions when appropriate 9. Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic laboratory tests, EKGs and radiological studies 10. Enters all orders for treatments and medications to be administered 11. Prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions 12. Provides patient education and counseling regarding disease processes, test results, discharge planning, and preventative healthcare 13. Makes appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies 14. Participates in the quality improvement process to include review of records and treatment plans 15. Able to perform all services within the Maine Urgent Care scope of services 16. Upholds MUC and CMH Policies and Procedures 17. Upholds Urgent Care Association (UCA) regulatory requirements EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 1. Unencumbered license to practice as PA or NP in the state of Maine 2. PA must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant program; NCCPA certified 3. NP must be a graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program 4. PA must complete 100 hours of CME every two (2) years and take the recertification exam every six (6) years 5. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification required 6. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider ACLS preferred 7. Experience in Occupational Health preferred 8. DOT Medical Exam Certification required within 6 months of hire 9. Experience in emergency department or urgent care setting preferred KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 1. Experience and proficiency in interpreting x-rays 2. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skill and ability 3. Ability to prioritize patients by level of acuity 4. Ability to establish and maintain effective patient relationships 5. Ability to establish and maintain effective physician and co-workers relationships 6. Exceptional verbal and written communication 7. Experience working both independently and in team based environments 8. Must demonstrate reliability and accountability to team members and patients 9. Proficient with computer skills including use of various electronic medical records 10. Ability to work under pressure with precision and accuracy and to handle multiple projects simultaneously HR Use Only *JIUS Back to Top Position Manager v10.7.14 © 2019 HealthcareSource HR, Inc. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use Central Maine Healthcare Sign-in New Search Logo Maine Urgent Care- Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

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