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Full Time Lead Advanced Practitioner

Company: ConvenientMD
Location: Westborough
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Advanced Practitioner

At ConvenientMD we're on a mission to make good health more convenient for all - working to improve how patients and providers experience healthcare in New England. To support this belief, we're building a team of dedicated professionals who genuinely care about improving lives, are passionate about work that can make a difference, and driven to learn from one another.

Responsibilities

Contributes to clinic's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.
Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.
Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections.
Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; discussing family planning; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Training and Experience Requirements:

A Master's degree and certification by Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner certifying body is required. Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions.
BLS certified.
Clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting is preferred.

Knowledge Of:

The principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices.
Computerized information systems used in business applications and clinical management systems (EMR).
Relevant drugs and their chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo.
Non-pharmaceutical patient care aids, their applicable uses, and relevance to patient care.
Current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

Expectations:

Advanced Practitioner shall work collaboratively and pro-actively with other providers and health care practitioners at the Centers, and with patients, families, and others to efficiently treat patients, and plan coordinated, efficient, and thoughtful dispositions (including transfer), all in a timely manner and in cooperation with Centers staff.
Advanced Practitioner shall be responsible for the preparation of a clear, complete, accurate, and legible medical record for each patient under her care. Advanced Practitioner shall type, edit and electronically sign all office notes, reports and records using the Centers' systems in accordance with the Centers' policy and in a timely fashion.
Advanced Practitioner shall devote such additional time as necessary to attend to the Centers' patients, conduct dictations, complete paperwork related to her clinical duties, and perform administrative duties hereunder.
Advanced Practitioner will work collaboratively with other ConvenientMD-employed practitioners to develop daily work schedules, vacation time, and on-call schedules for the Centers. Notwithstanding this provision, however, ConvenientMD, and not Physician, shall have the full and final authority to determine the Advanced Practitioner's daily and weekly schedule.
Advanced Practitioner shall fully cooperate with ConvenientMD in efforts to develop and the Centers' services as needed to meet community needs and to make practitioners and community members aware of the Centers and its benefit to the community. Advanced Practitioner shall represent and promote the Centers' practice as appropriate in all public and professional meetings, conferences, other professional activities, and in all interactions with the public and other health care practitioners and staff.
Advanced Practitioner shall conduct themselves in a professional manner; communicate with others in a timely, respectful manner; and otherwise cooperate with colleagues and staff to facilitate high quality, efficient patient care. Advanced Practitioner shall adhere to the Centers' policies on attire, hygiene, and grooming and shall consistently present themselves to others in a professional manner.

Physical Requirements:

Requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time. Some bending and stooping is required.
Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements.
Must be able to lift 50lbs.

There's a job and then there's purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants rarely meet every single job requirement, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process is designed to prevent discrimination against applicants regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, disability status, or any other aspect which makes you unique. If you're looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we'd love to hear from you.

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Keywords: ConvenientMD, Worcester , Full Time Lead Advanced Practitioner, Other , Westborough, Massachusetts

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