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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

Company: CVPH Medical Center
Location: Plattsburgh
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview The Advanced Practice Provider works under the general supervision of the Practice Supervisor and the medical supervision of the physician(s) to provide excellent medical care completing the duties and responsibilities of the position while complying with HIPAA and CVPH confidentiality and other organizational regulatory programs and policies. S(he) is responsible to provide health care services as licensed professionals working within their defined scope of practice. This position requires regular use of independent judgment. Responsibilities Provide quality, compassionate and empathetic medical care to all patients as delegated by a supervising physician within the education, training and experience of the PA or NP as delineated by protocols, practice guideline and/or practice directives while meeting the productivity demands of the practice. Services may be provided in the office setting, nursing home(s) or CVPH Medical Center. This includes but is not limited to: Obtain patient medical histories. Perform medical exams. Order or perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Evaluate, diagnose and treat all patients per appointment schedule. Monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions and treatment plan. Provide counseling and health education to patients and families as needed. Prescribe medications as needed and dispense medication samples when available. Make appropriate referrals. Provide emergency care as needed. Document patient records in a manner to support level of service being billed. Document all services, procedures and diagnoses provided to patient on charge ticker in accordance with established procedures to ensure accurate billing to patient accounts. Routinely consult with physicians. Assist in providing continuing medical information to nursing and clerical staff. Assist in maintaining quality and safe infection control standards. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Current license as a Registered Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in New York State. Previous Cardiology experience preferred. Current or eligible for NYS DEA license. Understanding and commitment to CVPH core values of teamwork, confidentiality and quality care. Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills. Expertise in clearly communicating medical information to professional practitioners and general public. Knowledge of OSHA standards/regulations. Ability to react calmly and effectively at all times including emergency situations. Legible handwriting. Above average spelling and memory skills. Develop and maintain effective relationships with staff, patients and external customers. Maintain confidentiality and support the goals and objectives of CVPH. Utilize available business technology to perform assigned duties. Ability to make appropriate decisions with a minimum amount of supervisory direction. Desire to remain current on emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues and approaches as they relate to cardiology and cardiac care. Ability to obtain appropriate privileges at CVPH. Ability to obtain credentialing by third party payers to enable third party billing. Current CPR certification and/or competency required. Must have ability to work in team environment. Medical office experience helpful. Experience in use of personal computers required; proficient in use of Word. Knowledge of medical practice management and/or electronic medical records software a plus. As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.

Keywords: CVPH Medical Center, Albany , Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Plattsburgh, New York

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