The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant isresponsible for providing quality care to patients while under the supervisionof a licensed physician.
EssentialDuties and Responsibilities
These duties and responsibilities describedbelow represent the general tasks performed on a daily basis; other tasks maybe assigned.
§ Practice medicine within the scope of license, training, andcredentialing
§ Practice medicine in accordance with the current standards of care
§ Practice medicine in accordance with the quality criteria adoptedby the Medical Staff Bylaws
§ Promote a safety-conscious workplace
§ Evaluate and follow up with patients
§ Complete patient charting and all required paperwork in a timelymanner
§ Participate in the development and/or review of office policiesand support the Practice Manager in their duties
§ Demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluateindividual patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served bydemonstrating a strong working knowledge of the principles of growth anddevelopment over the life span
§ Communicate appropriately with the person served, regardless ofage
§ Attend required hospital-wide orientations, meetings, andin-services
Demonstrate a commitment to flexible work scheduling when necessary
Minimum Education: Graduation from an accreditedPhysician's Assisting program with successful completion of the NationalCertifying Examination administered by the National Commission of PhysicianAssistants (NCCPA) or completion of Master's prepared Nurse Practitioner.
Experience: 2+years as a Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner, is preferred
Applicant must possess a current, unrestricted license towork as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a current DEAcertification without restrictions. BLS certified.