Mid Level Provider/Emergency Department

  • Kalkaska Memorial Health Center
  • 419 South Coral Street Kalkaska Michigan 49646 United States
  • Posted: Jan 22, 2019
As needed Allied Health

Job Description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Graduation from an approved education program, with current Michigan license and certification in A.C.L.S.; attain A.T.L.S. and P.A.L.S. as courses are available.
  • Up to date knowledge of medical diagnosis and treatment of common problems seen in an Emergency Department and/or Rural Health Clinic.  Medical history and physical exam skills.  Knowledge of general medical diagnosis and treatment of problems common to general medical practice preferred.  Familiarity with referral resources and medical staff of the hospital.  Familiarity with medical staff and hospital policies and procedures.
 
ORGANIZATION:
  • Responsible to sponsoring medical staff member(s) for medical practice and Hospital administrator or administrator’s designee for hospital contract and policy and procedure requirements.
  • Worker’s supervised – none.
  • Interrelationships with medical staff, nursing staff, patient access staff, medical records staff, laboratory staff, radiology staff, Eden Center staff, staff of other hospital or hospital-related areas in which the Midlevel may serve, and, most importantly, with the public.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provides medical services in the Emergency Department as authorized and supervised by members of the medical staff.
  • Performs routine histories and physical exams.
  • Provides other physician extension services.
  • When providing the services listed in items 1-3, provides them in accordance with the following standards:
  • Communicates effectively with and conveys respect for patients.
  • Communicates effectively with and forms cooperative relationships with medical staff.
  • Records clinical data in a complete and coherent manner.
  • Demonstrates a command of basic medical knowledge and technical skills.
  • Shows sound professional judgment.
  • Demonstrates an appropriate sense of responsibility.
  • Understands and observes the limitations inherent in the role of the Midlevel Provider.
  • Maintains current knowledge regarding changes in the medical field.
  • Work is thorough and follow-up care is arranged as necessary.
  • Responds to medical supervision and correction in a positive manner.
  • Strives for high quality patient care.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement programs, Quality Initiatives, and patient satisfaction goals.
  • Maintains medical records in accordance with hospital guidelines and regulations.
  • Responds to emergency calls in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in response to unexpected change in work volume, emergencies, staffing, or scheduling changes.
  • Demonstrates ability to establish effective working relationships with other members of the hospital staff.
  • Attends the Emergency Services Planning and Improvement Committee (PIC) meetings.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information and works in accordance with HIPAA and patient rights guidelines.
  • Dresses professionally.
  • Maintains up to date knowledge of hospital policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes PEPID and other evidence-based protocols as directed.
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    OTHER DUTIES: 
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
     
    I agree to fulfill the requirements, essential functions and duties of this position, and understand management retains the discretion to change at any time.