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Advanced Practice Provider-Sedona Family Practice

Company: Northern Arizona Healthcare
Location: Sedona
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide expert knowledge in the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and treatment of care for patients in their specialty. S/he will assist in the facilitation of activities, including in-service education, performance improvement, and outreach education.The Physician Assistant (PA), under the direction of the Attending Physician, will assist in providing medical and/or surgical care of the department patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. S/he assists the supervising provider in the management of patients, performing evaluations, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures. The PA reports all patient interactions to the supervising physician in support of providing quality, efficient, continuous and cost-effective patient care for NAH.
Nurse Practitioner:Communication

  • Demonstrates ability to assess, document and implement actions required to meet patient/family needs.
    • Documents and communicates patient/family learning needs.
      Patient Care
      • Documents assessments, interventions, and patient responses.
        • Functions as an Advance Practice Nurse involving diagnosis and intiation of treatment.
          • Provides full spectrum of patient care in office setting (physical assessment, diagnostic testing, diagnosis and treatment).
            • Reviews patient chart for follow-up and documentation.
              • Demonstrates the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs.
                • Demonstrates knowledge of medical procedures and terminology.
                  Clinical Development
                  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures.
                    Physician Assistant:Communication
                    • Demonstrates knowledge of medical procedures and terminology.
                      • Consults with colleagues, supervising physicians, specialists, referral providers and other healthcare professionals.
                        Patient Care
                        • Collaborates with the provider and other health care professionals to provide health care across the continuum of care for assigned patients.
                          • Demonstrates the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs.
                            • Provides patient care (obtaining a health history, performing a detailed physical exam, creating a comprehensive assessment of the patient, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing pharmacological agents, treatments, and non-pharmacological therapies).
                              • Completes documentation of all evaluations, care, and services rendered in the EMR (within 24 hours of the time care was provided in the outpatient setting; from the time of discharge in the inpatient setting).
                                • Documents patient's response to the treatment plan; recommends changes as deemed necessary.
                                  • Performs procedures under the supervision of the attending physician.
                                    • Initiates emergency care in the inpatient and outpatient setting until the arrival of a physician.
                                      • Orders referrals as necessary.
                                        • Prepares patients for procedures including education, positioning, skin preparation and administration of local anesthetic and preparation of equipment.
                                          • Prepares pre-admit orders for same day patients.
                                            • Functions as a first or second assistant in the operating room (performing surgical exposure, surgical dissections, layer closure of wounds, harvesting of autologous graft materials).
                                              • Completes discharge plans for both same day and in-hospital surgical patients.
                                                Clinical Development
                                                • Participates in performance improvement initiatives in support of practice improvement.
                                                  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures.
                                                    • Participates in healthcare quality committees.
                                                      • Participates in Quality Assurance programs; audits advanced practice healthcare techniques.
                                                        • Serves as first contact person for nursing staff, medical staff, social service, pastoral care, and other hospital departments regarding the management of service patients.
                                                          Education - Nurse Practitioner
                                                          • Master's Degree in Nursing- Required
                                                          • Graduate from a Nurse Practitioner program- Required within 6 months of hireEducation - Physician Assistant
                                                            • Master's of Science Degree in Physician Assistant- Required
                                                            • Graduate from a university program approved by the Accreditation Review commission on education for the Physician Assistant and Nationally Certified as a Physicians Assistant- RequiredCertification & Licensures - Nurse Practitioner
                                                              • Current unrestricted Arizona license as an APRN- Required within 6 months of hire
                                                              • ANCC or AANP Certification- Required with 6 months
                                                              • BLS (American Heart Association) certification- Required
                                                              • NAHPG Clinic-Based Staff:
                                                                Fingerprint Clearance Card application number- Required upon hire
                                                              • Fingerprint Clearance Card- Required within 90 days of hire
                                                              • Employee will obtain and maintain appropriate clinical competencies for the roles assigned by their departmental leader.Certification & Licensures - Physician Assistant
                                                                • Certification by NCCPA- Required
                                                                • AZ State Licensure as Physician Assistant- Required
                                                                • BLS (American Heart Association)- Required
                                                                • ACLS- Required if practicing in Hospital setting
                                                                • Fingerprint Clearance Card application number- Required upon hire
                                                                • Fingerprint Clearance Card- Required within 90 days of hireExperience - Nurse Practitioner
                                                                  • 1 year NP experience- PreferredExperience - Physician Assistant
                                                                    • Healthcare is a rapidly changing environment and technology is integrated into almost all aspects of patient care. Computers and other electronic devices are utilized across the organization and throughout each department. Colleagues must have an understanding of computers, and competence in using computers and basic software programs.

Keywords: Northern Arizona Healthcare, Phoenix , Advanced Practice Provider-Sedona Family Practice, Other , Sedona, Arizona

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