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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

Company: Piedmont Healthcare PA
Location: Statesville
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Piedmont HealthCare locations include: Statesville, Troutman, Mooresville, Taylorsville, Hickory, Huntersville, and Charlotte.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assesses patient health status including state of wellness, compliance with care plan and determines appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Provides acute and chronic patient care including taking histories, doing physicals, monitoring therapies, giving injections and medications, suturing wounds.
  • Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems.
  • Responds to emergencies including use of CPR.
  • Documents patient information and care provided in patient record and maintains department statistics. Uses computer to access/enter needed data.
  • Educates patients and families as appropriate. Provides continuity of care.
  • Consults with other staff as necessary.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.EDUCATION:BA/BS, MS preferred. Graduate of AMA accredited physician assistant program or approved nurse practitioner program.EXPERIENCE:Minimum of one-year experience as physician assistant, preferably in clinic setting. Or minimum of three years of professional nursing experience in a clinic setting plus two years of nurse practitioner experience REQUIREMENTS:Maintain valid PA license for the state of North Carolina, certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. CPR certification as required.Or maintains valid RN license for state of North Carolina.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Knowledge of acute and chronic care protocols, administration of medications, delivering physical care following treatment plan.
  • Knowledge of how to assess patient health and measure/record physiologic and growth indices.
  • Knowledge of health promotion principles and techniques and patient learning measurements.
  • Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic and emotional patient data.
  • Skill in accurately evaluating patient problems in person or via phone and providing appropriate advice, intervention or referral.
  • Skill in evaluating and revising care plan based on patient changes.
  • Ability to make responsible decision within the scope of a dependent medical practitioner.
  • Ability to develop health education programs and materials.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all members of health care team.ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:Medical office and exam room settings. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions common to clinic. Frequent contact with variety of people.PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:Standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting. Requires ability to help transfer patient. Occasional stress from dealing with multiple tasks and tense patients. Requires full range of motion, manual dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.PI229947706

Keywords: Piedmont Healthcare PA, Huntersville , Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Statesville, North Carolina

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