Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Job Description

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Physician assistant / nurse practitioner provides a wide range of patient centered primary care services consistent with the patient centered medical home care delivery model.

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Teaching and education of PA’s and NP’s, nursing staff, pharmacy staff, ED staff, medical students, neurology residents, patients, patient families, patient caregivers, and others
Medical H&Ps for new patient on Adult Psych and Geri Psych unit at Steward Carney Hospital
Provide excellent patient services
Daily rounding with the residents, faculty, multidisciplinary team members, and patient families
Functions as a clinical leader and educator in collaboration with physicians, nurses and others on the healthcare team
Completes legible, accurate, and appropriate documentation of the patient’s encounter in the medical record in a timely manner
Reviewing laboratory results and reacting on urgent/emergent values, patient follow-up and coordinating continuation orders with the prescribing physician
Continuous monitoring of OPAT program quality assurance, cost-effectiveness, patient satisfaction, and potential research projects
Documents findings, reports and plans of care including needed patient education and appropriate follow up of care in the facilitiies’ medical record
Provide clinical education to patients and families / caregivers

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ACLS, BCLS, NCCPA, AED, PA, NP, ANCC, ATLS

Education for Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the physician assistant / nurse practitioner job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Physician Assistant Program, Medical, Physician Assistant, Education, Health Care, Physician Assistant Studies, Graduate, Department of Education, Physician Assistants

Skills for Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

Desired skills for physician assistant / nurse practitioner include:

Reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements
Others
Patient
Patient family
Adult
Geriatric patients
Microsoft Office Software and basic computer maneuverability
Patient Centered Medical Home
Video-conferencing technology
Assessment tools

Desired experience for physician assistant / nurse practitioner includes:

Conduct basic physical and psychosocial assessments of individuals and/or families
Work in collaboration with the Department of Neurology Neurohospitalist/Stroke faculty and provide clinical care for General Neurology/Stroke inpatients, inpatient or ED consultation patients, and observations status patients
2-3 half-day clinics per week , some nights and weekend coverage
Non-clinical responsibilities include input into hospital systems, development of critical pathways, quality and process improvement, committee work, and projects aimed at improving the Neurohospitalist/Stroke and Hospital Medicine Group mission
Opportunities to mentor/coach and precept advanced practice (NP/PA) fellows
Obtains and records medical histories, performs physical examinations, orders and interprets diagnostic tests, establishes diagnosis and follows current standards of practice for prescribing medications and/or establishing treatment protocols

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Examples

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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of physician assistant / nurse practitioner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • Participates in the QA and process improvement activities of the clinic
  • Follows clinic standards on the use of safety equipment and regulations for personnel (i.e., blood borne pathogens, TB)
  • Daily progress notes on all Neurosurgery floor patients as expected by the Neurosurgery faculty
  • Admitting patients to the floor, perform history and physical exam, ordering appropriate labs and diagnostic studies, and follow up and formulation of treatment plan of the ordered labs or studies
  • Perform efficiently in emergency situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events
  • Discharging complex patients, with timely documentation of all discharges, to provide continuity of care and ensure good communication for the transition to outpatient providers in the community for appropriate follow up
  • Establish and maintain communication with other health care providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness and to promote consistency and continuity of care
  • Triage urgent phone calls from outpatients after normal business hours
  • Participates in research activities as requested
  • Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and other members of the health care team
Qualifications for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • MSN required for Nurse Practitioner Candidates ORBS degree, MS preferred for Physician Assistant Candidates
  • 2 years of ACNP/PA experience in a CVICU, or similar ICU, required
  • Current Texas Board of Nursing RN and APRN licenses ORCurrent Texas Physician Assistant License
  • Certification as an ACNP/AGACNP by the ANCC and/or the AANP OR Certification as a PA by the NCCPA
  • Current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS provider
  • Prescriptive Authority/DEA within 1 year
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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a physician assistant / nurse practitioner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • Ensures patient compliance with study drug and study visits
  • Acts in accordance with all relevant licensing boards, local, state and federal laws regulating nurse practitioners or physician assistants
  • Acts in a professional manner, with good communication and public relation skills in a collegial and cooperative atmosphere
  • Four half days/week to perform follow-up outpatient visits, in collaboration with Attending physicians, for patients enrolled in the Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)
  • Managing/directing care of patients on IV antibiotics at home or in nursing facilities
  • Monitor and/or assess working practices by performing physical examinations and conducting Respiratory Fit testing (RFT) to ensure compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) legislation
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key internal stakeholders and external medical providers in order to share best practice and understand business decisions
  • Collate information and perform regular analyses in order to ensure more senior team members have accurate and up to date information to inform external regulators
  • Evaluate employee compliance with OSHA safety standards and regulations and ensure team comply with safety standards, policies and processes in order to ensure a safe working environment and minimize risk for all staff
  • Perform pre-employment physical exams on all new employees and be responsible for the evaluation, treatment, and case management of occupational injuries (acute and chronic care) in order to ensure the on-going well-being of employees and to reduce absence frequency
Qualifications for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • Certified as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Licensed as a nurse and approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant and approved to practice in the State of Georgia
  • Experience with HIV prevention research or treatment of HIV positive individuals needed
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Masters degree in Nursing and/or a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program
  • Current license to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse and/or Physician Assistant with prescriptive privileges
  • Meets and maintains specific requirements of the Nursing Credential Review Board (Nurse Practitioner) and the Medical Review Board (Physician Assistant)
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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a physician assistant / nurse practitioner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • EMR documentation and patient notes
  • Conduct monthly Health & Wellness field visits and educational seminars in order to challenge existing ways of working and educate employees on how to do improve health and lifestyle
  • Provides comprehensive assessments of complex/specialized patients residing in community nursing homes, assisted living facilities or in their own home
  • Maintains the care of a “panel” of patients in the assigned facilities in collaboration with a physican partner
  • Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment and develops a management and treatment plan
  • May perform minor surgical procedures, such as sharp debridement of wounds and incision and drainage of abscesses, including administration of local anesthesia
  • Follows standards on the use of safety equipment and regulations for personnel (i.e., blood borne pathogens, TB)
  • Develops and maintains relationships with staff in the community facilities and in the LTCS to ensure positive department and employee relationships
  • Shares responsibility with the LTCS physicians, fellows and staff HCSs for triaging calls after hours and on weekends and holidays
  • Assesses patients with numerous complaints independently and in collaboration with the supervising physicians
Qualifications for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • Previous pediatric/adolescent experience (can include nursing school clinicals or experience as an RN)
  • Current active Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner license in Kansas
  • A self-started with the ability to work independently
  • Must have an Advanced Practice Professional Degree from an approved college of Medicine/Osteopathy/Nursing or Physician Assistant Professional Degree
  • Understanding of Interventional Pain Management Procedures
  • Must have a Maine medical license or immediately eligible
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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a physician assistant / nurse practitioner. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • Performs history and physical assessments
  • Performs minor procedures
  • Orders and manages laboratory and radiographic findings
  • Writes medication orders on patients and prescribes medications
  • Provides education to all patients
  • Participants in conference and related continuing education
  • Assists in the establishment and accomplishment of the department goals and objectives
  • Collect all necessary pre-surgical studies
  • Participate in interdisciplinary rounds each day
  • Ensure that all medical record documentation is completed within the appropriate time frame
Qualifications for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • NYS NP or PA license
  • Must be a team player and be willing to put the needs of the patients first
  • Have inpatient clinical experience as an advanced practitioner (completion of an advanced practice fellowship qualifies)
  • Board Certification - American Nurse Credentialing Center or NCCPA-Certified and completion of PANRE every 6 yrs
  • Certified in Hearing Conservation CAOHC and Spirometry
  • Experience in Occupational medicine, Worker's Compensation and OSHA regulations, acute medical care and evaluation and Occupational Medicine
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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of physician assistant / nurse practitioner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • Conduct relevant patient education training and coordinate with health plan programs in all applicable settings
  • Provide on-call coverage on night per week and one weekend per month
  • Provide IN-PT consult coverage
  • Provide clinic coverage
  • Obtains medical histories and performs and records physical examinations
  • Records pertinent progress notes in the medical records and develops treatment plans
  • In addition, the will initiate life-saving measures in emergency situations
  • Provide educational and liaison supports to health care team members
  • Participates in the education of patients, families, and caregivers regarding any procedures, post-procedural care, and expected outcomes and progress
  • Interprets electrocardiograms and rhythm strips
Qualifications for physician assistant / nurse practitioner
  • MA Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license required
  • Previous Urology experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in science and graduation from an approved Physician Assistant program
  • Composite State Board of Medical Examiners Approval
  • Approval for privileges by the medical staff
  • May be to work extended periods, weekends, nights and/or on-call

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