JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS/SCMG as required or assigned)
Performs patient examinations, obtains and records pertinent medical history, subjective and objective findings. Orders and interprets appropriate laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic procedures. Interprets and integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan.
Administers and prescribes medications in compliance with state law and practice guidelines.
Orders and performs appropriate medical and surgical procedures in accordance with State law and practice guidelines.
Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
Collaborates with physicians and other caregivers to manage the acute and long-term health needs of patients. Provides monitoring and supports continuity of care between physician visits. Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information, documenting clearly and concisely. Charts tests, examination results, and other appropriate clinical data.
Triages patient telephone calls, providing consultation as needed.
Communicates effectively with colleagues, patients, physicians, and administration.
Maintains quality of clinical practice by selecting appropriate avenues for professional growth.
Participates in and supports quality and performance improvement activities; identifies areas and functions where patients, staff, and physicians need information.
Under physician supervision, may participate in care and management of inpatients, including medical services and specified procedures.
Medical performance issues will be directed to the medical director/direct supervisor of the service. All other performance issues will be directed to the practice or department director.
REQUIREMENTS - Must maintain compliance with hospital’s Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, as required by SCHS Board of Directors
Successful completion of an approved Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner course of study and certification as appropriate to the incumbent’s license. Oregon BSN or MSN licensure preferred.
Unrestricted Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner licensure in the state of Oregon.
Physician Assistant requires NCCPA certification. Nurse Practitioner requires AANC certification. If Physician Assistant, ability to establish and maintain a Practice Agreement with a Supervising Physician.
Unrestricted DEA number.
Unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
Current BLS certification required.
If provider will practice sedation, moderate or deep, ACLS certification is also required.
Additional certifications may be required based on privileges granted to provider by Medical Staff Services at SCHS Inpatient locations.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Two years experience as an Advance Practice Provider, of which at least one year should be in the practice specialty is preferred.
Continuing Education & Competency:
Complete annual fire/safety, etc. Education in-services as required. Completes required CBL to comply with SCHS and SCMG rules and regulations
Mandatory educational offerings as described in SCHS policies/procedures and/or as required by other regulatory bodies.
Complete annual CME as required to maintain license and appropriate Board
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent SCHS.
Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels within SCHS and external customers/clients/potential employees
Strong team working and collaborative skills
Ability to effectively reach consensus with a diverse population with differing needs.
Ability to manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies and achieve expected results.
Ability to multi-task and work independtly
Attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful personal interactions
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
Basic to intermediate ability and experience in computer applications, specifically electronic medical records system and MS Office
Basic experience in computer applications necessary to record time, obtain work directions, and complete assigned CBL’s
Demonstrated ability and experience in computer applications, specifically MS Office
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and Access), database management, and document preparation
Demonstrated ability and experience in computer applications, use of electronic medical record keeping systems and MS Office