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Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Company: CareWell Urgent Care
Location: Worcester
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

CareWell Urgent Care centers offer neighborhood urgent care. CareWell Urgent Care is the place to go for fast, caring, and affordable medicine for an injury or illness, vacation care, vaccinations and physicals. We treat most common illnesses and injuries.CareWell Urgent Care seeks Full Time and Part-Time Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants for our Worcester- Lincoln Street location. Must have availability for 12 hour shifts and weekends.Job Summary:Under the indirect supervision of the Medical Director and/or Supervising Physician, the Family Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Provider delivers episodic care commensurate to all patients.Essential Functions:

  • Examines, diagnoses and treats patients of all ages
  • Responsible for direct patient care including general pediatric and adult medicine, occupational medicine, basic x-ray evaluation (chest fractures and abdomen), splinting and suturing, wound care, chronic disease management, minor trauma, occupational medicine. Although not a trauma center, NP/PA must be able to stabilize acutely ill patients for transport.
  • Completes medical charts after each visit.
  • Assists in internal quality control audits.
  • Provides quality medical care according to standards on quality assurance.
  • Supervises clinical staff and medical assistants and lab personnel in area of specific support services for patient care delivery.
  • Performs all duties and services in full compliance with company standards.
  • Must report to a Supervising Physician and hold a valid and current Collaboration Agreement with the Supervising Physician.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by Medical Director.Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of the principles and practice of preventive medicine.
    • Must have at least one year experience working as a PA or NP
    • Knowledge of the state and federal laws pertaining to medicine and to urgent care centers.
    • Knowledge of the structure and function urgent care centers.
    • Skill in communicating effectively with patients and their families.
    • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, patients and the general public.
    • Must be in possession of a valid license to practice in the State of Massachusetts or Rhode Island.
    • FNP, DNP or PA degree required, preferably trained and/or experienced in ER medicine or Family Practice. ACLS, PALS, NALS, ATLS preferred.
    • Have a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of medicine and allied services commensurate with his/her training.
    • Demonstrate a special interest in the area of community medicine.
    • Ability to relate to culturally diverse patients and community.#CUCKhCoDhJ8g0

Keywords: CareWell Urgent Care, Worcester , Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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