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Physician Assistant\Nurse Practitioner On Call Southern Colorado Colorado Springs, CO



Description

APN: Practices professional nursing by the performance of both independent nursing & delegated medical functions in accordance w/ accepted practice standards. Utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, & skills involving the application of biological, physical, social, & behavioral science principles. Functions include patient advocacy & the initiation & performance of nursing care & advanced clinical skills to evaluate, diagnose, & treat human disease, pain, injury, physical or mental conditions, health maintenance & promotion, supportive & restorative care. PA: Practices medicine as delegated by & under the supervision of a physician in accordance w/ accepted practice standards. Utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, & skills involving the application of biological, physical, social, & behavioral science principles. Functions include patient advocacy & the initiation & performance of medical care to evaluate, diagnose, & treat human disease, pain, injury, physical or mental conditions, health maintenance & promotion, supportive & restorative care.

Essential Functions:
- DATA COLLECTION: Obtains a pertinent medical history, performs an appropriate physical examination, & reviews relevant laboratory or radiologic (or other) studies to assess the patient's medical, physical, psychological, & relevant socio-economic status.
- Will have full access to patient medical records & other information pertinent to those patients under his/her care.
- ASSESSMENT: Formulates an accurate & appropriate diagnosis based on elicited data, & includes differential diagnoses as appropriate.
- TREATMENT PLANNING: Develops & implements treatment plans that are aligned w/ the practice preferences of the Collaborating/Supervising Physician(s) including orders for medication &/or other treatment modalities, the need for additional testing, consultation to other providers, & follow-up provisions.
- Provides care w/ attention to safety, efficiency, & cost effectiveness.
- Plans are appropriately prioritized & adapted to the patient & circumstance.
- PROCEDURAL CONSIDERATIONS: Performs procedures w/in the limits of their expertise & in accordance w/ the State Regulations & Organizational Policies.
- PATIENT EDUCATION & COUNSELING: Educates & counsels patients & their families regarding their treatment plan, including disease prevention & health promotion.
- Promotes the availability of culturally-sensitive health & resource information that is evidence-based, patient centered, & enables informed choice.
- DOCUMENTATION: Documents all examination data, diagnostic impressions, appropriate codes, & other patient care activities in the medical record, including the name(s) of any consulted physicians or other providers.
- OTHER TASKS: Observes the principles & techniques of Universal Precautions.
- Conducts telephonic & virtual encounters as appropriate.
- Manages assigned in-basket tasks.
- Takes necessary & appropriate actions in emergency situations.
- Performs other clinical/administrative duties as directed.
- VALUE STATEMENTS: Makes the patient the primary focus of their actions; develops & sustains productive & compassionate patient relationships.
- Leads the health care team by influence, innovation, & by modeling integrated effective patient care & exemplary srv.
- Promotes & maintains a physically safe & confidential environment for care.
- Collaborates w/ all members of the health care team.
- Knows their personal limitations & when to seek advice &/or consultation from other members of the health care team
- This job description is not all encompassing.


Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- N/A
Education
For APNs:
- Master's degree in nursing
- Graduation from an accredited graduate nursing program approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.
For PAs:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Graduation from a program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
License, Certification, Registration
For APNs:
- Current un-restricted licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado.
- Current active listing in the Colorado Advanced Practice Registry and is in compliance with those requirements.
- On-going BLS Certification required within 90 days of hire.
- National Provider Identification (NPI) and Taxonomy codes required at time of hire.
- Full or Provisional Prescriptive authority required. Must obtain Full Prescriptive Authority within two years of hire date.
- Active DEA Registration Certification by start date. (DEA Registration Certification is not required to bid on a position, but will be required to begin work.)
- Education and Certification must be congruent with population focus of the position. (Example: for positions in Pediatrics, the APN must be certified as either an FNP-BC or PNP-BC).
For PAs:
- Current unrestricted licensure as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado.
- Current and continued certification by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
- Ongoing BLS Certification required within 90 days of hire.
- National Provider Identification (NPI) and Taxonomy codes required at time of hire.
- Active DEA Registration Certification by start date. (DEA Registration Certification is not required to bid on a position, but will be required to begin work.)

Additional Requirements:
- Must obtain and remain credentialed by the Colorado Permanente Medical Group by start date.
- For positions requiring the administration of procedural sedation, ACLS certification and procedural sedation competency required within ninety (90) days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
- N/A

This position will cover all Southern Colorado Locations (Parkside, Briargate and Pueblo)


Primary Location: Colorado,Colorado Springs,Parkside Colorado Springs Medical Offices 215 S Pa

Scheduled Hours (1-40): 1

Shift: Day

Working Days: Variable

Schedule: Call-in/On-Call

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group: UFCW - Local 7

Job Level: Entry Level

Job: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Public Department Name: Float Pool


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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