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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER - FILL IN
Job Code:2022-MH-034
Location:CLINIC
Preferred Experience:Professional License Required
Minimum Experience:
Job Category:Fill In
  

Come work for Marimn Health - voted one of the Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 and Modern Healthcare's Family Friendliest Employer in 2020! Fantastic benefits, flexible schedules, paid holidays and ability to choose vacation times!

Please note that this position is in Plummer, ID. Carpool opportunities are available.


QUALIFICATIONS:
Completion of an approved physician assistant/nurse practitioner program of instruction is required. Knowledge of general medicine, minor orthopedics and minor surgical procedures required.  Ability to work successfully with other health care professionals, patients and members of the community. Ability to provide care in a culturally sensitive manner in a teamwork environment. Able to practice without an on-site physician. ACLS & PALS certification is required, with knowledge of acute trauma management. Solid oral and written skills. Maintain at all times a current and active certification by the NCCPA as a Physician Assistant or Board of Nursing as an NP. Maintain a current and active license to practice as a Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner in the state of Idaho.

ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Hearing: within normal limits with or without use of corrective hearing devices.
  • Vision: adequate to read 12-point type with or without use of corrective lenses.
  • Must be able to verbally interact with staff, clients and public.
  • Manual dexterity of hands/fingers for writing and data entry.
  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Standing 50% of the day.
  • Walking 25% of the day.
  • Pushing up to 30 lbs.
  • Pulling up to 20 lbs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides comprehensive health care in multiple settings to Indian and non-Indian patients served by Marimn Health.
  • Provides after hours telephone coverage as scheduled.
  • Evaluates situations, which call for emergency medical procedures or require physician intervention.
  • Evaluates and treats acute injuries, including injections, subcutaneous local anesthesia, apply and remove casts for severe sprains and fractures, suture superficial wounds, remove sutures and treat/dress wounds.
  • Responsible for diagnosis and treatment of conditions within the scope of practice.
  • Evaluates patients including obtaining medical history and physical exam. Orders and interprets appropriate lab and x-ray data. Under the supervision of a physician (either direct or indirect) and within guidelines established by protocols and standing orders, diagnose patient conditions, prescribe medications, order tests, discriminate between normal and abnormal finding and provide treatment and therapy. This includes initiating appropriate referrals to other health care providers.
  • Obtains appropriate consults from specialists when needed.
  • Legibly documents all patient visits as soon as possible or within 24 hours following that encounter. Medical records are not to be taken off the premises.
  • Responsible for attending medical staff meetings, in addition to general staff, provider/nurse and other meetings as assigned. Assists in functions associated with Quality Assurance.
  • Direct patient care issues always take priority.
  • Attempts to use agreed upon formulary and works closely with pharmacy to prevent medication errors.
  • Along with assigned nurse assure that ongoing clinic audit information is recorded during patient appointment. (Providers are responsible for checking that nursing complete documentation and flow sheets.)
  • Schedule has 25 twenty minute slots for patients in 10-hour work day as agreed in compensation package or equivalent if 8-hour days. RVU Base expectation = 780 per quarter. Additional compensation available beyond Base Threshold.
  • Willing to serve on committees requiring a provider at Medical Directors’ instruction.
  • Checks with other teams at end of day to make sure all patients are seen.
  • QI activities as assigned by the Medical Director.
  • Uses EMR to accurately document each patient encounter. Documentation must be completed within 72 hours of the encounter. Encounters and tasks are expected to be complete prior to any extended leave.
  • Will participate in periodic peer review.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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