Emory Healthcare Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients.

  • Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records.

  • Conducts patient interviews and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems.

  • Under the direction of a physician, performs physical examinations and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures including cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes.

  • Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment.

  • Orders, schedules and/or performs laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures such as urinalyses, pregnancy and blood tests, and x-rays.

  • Communicates necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled procedures to patient.

  • In collaboration with physician, arranges for consultations with or referrals to other medical professional or community services.

  • Educates patient on health habits, self-examinations, behavior management, need for follow-up assessments/treatments, at home medical care, medication and other issues related to medical or health problems.

  • Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate.

  • Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.

  • Maintains and updates current, accurate patient records including medical assessment, interventions, and evaluations.

  • Collects and interprets diagnostic data to implement appropriate care patient care plans.

  • Prepares statistical reports and analyses of research projects and investigational protocols; reports on progress, adverse trends and appropriate conclusions and recommendations.

  • Trains and teaches other health care professionals including students and residents in techniques and procedures unique to specific setting.

  • Actively participates on organizational health services committees.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.

  • Currently licensed as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Georgia by the Georgia Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body, or Certified as a Physician's Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

  • Licensed as appropriate in the state of Georgia.

  • May require at least one year of direct experience in one or more high acuity clinical specialties.

  • BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.

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Division School Of Medicine

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30303

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SOM: Palliative Care Center

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 22798

Job Category Advanced Practice Providers

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled