Emory

  • Adv Prac Prov (NP/PA)

    Job Number
    15184
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Medicine
    Department
    SOM: Neurology: Stroke
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
    Job Category
    Advanced Practice Providers
  • 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.

    Additional Details

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