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NP or PA - Hospitalist

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JOB TITLE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works under direct supervision of a hospitalist physician. Appropriately and consistently alerts supervising physician to any concerning conditions (or changes in condition) in patients that warrant attention. Will maintain excellent working relationship with hospital, clinic staff and other physicians.

  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other providers/specialists as needed and adjusts care processes to ensure optimal patient care. May be responsible for coordinating health education information.

  • Identifies patient/client needs, develops quality programs, and ensures delivery of quality services to meet those needs for all patients.

  • Prescribes or recommends prescriptions for medication and other treatments according to established federal and state regulations and requirements.

  • Orders and evaluates results of lab, x-ray, and other diagnostic tests as indicated.

  • Provides coverage for other hospitalist�s patients when a provider is unavailable. Assists in acute care, follow ups, messages and prescription refills.

  • Is a contributing member of the team in assisting in the efficiency of the workflow and in the education of the residents.

  • Participates in problem solving teams, committees and provides suggestions to management to improve overall quality/quality of care and day-to-day operations

  • Assists with unit coverage when applicable.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:

Master�s Degree or equivalent completed education from an accredited PA program.

Experience:

2 Years advanced practice related experience.

License / Certification / Registration

Current Colorado Physician Assistant License and DEA license

Working Environment:

Works in a well lit, heated and ventilated area. Position requires considerable mobility throughout the facilities. Potential exposure to routine, communicable diseases through regular contact with associates and the public at large.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Weight capacity requirements are reflected in pounds under the column of required frequency

Lift 20 Lb. R

Carry 20 Lb. R

Push-Pull 20Lb. R

Organization: St. Mary's Medical Center Clinics, Grand Junction, CO
Primary Location: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG PSO-SMMG-Hospitalist
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Variable Shift
Job Posting: 7/31/2017 11:02:34 PM
FTE: 1
Job Number: 17006038
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