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ARNP/PA Ortho (FT) and IM (FT+PT)

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Negligible

Job Description

Job Summary:

EXPERIENCED ORTHO/SPINE MIDLEVEL WITH OFFICE/OR BACKGROUND REQUIRED.  The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practioner works with the care team to provide patient care. This health care provider assists in orienting new patients to the delivery system by obtaining a medical history and performing a complete examination on eligible patients who request a health assessment. This health care provider assesses, manages and treats medical illnesses under direct and/or indirect supervision of primary or alternate supervising physicians.

 

Job Responsibilities:

1.      Performs routine exams on patients requesting and/or needing complete physical examinations, pap and pelvics, reviews results and coordinates appropriate follow-up.

2.      Assesses, diagnoses and creates a plan of care for many acute and common illnesses under direct supervision of primary or alternate physicians.

3.      Orders appropriate tests as indicated by history and physical examination. Reviews x-ray and laboratory results, directing plan of care based on normal and abnormal results. Consults and refers to a physician when appropriate. Consults with a physician prior to making an outside referral.

4.      Advises patient of abnormal results by phone and a postcard system of normal results.

5.      Works by appointment schedule also seeing work-in/acute care patients triaged by nurse personnel.

6.      Strives to attain a patient volume (benchmark) established by national standards and provided to the health professional on a monthly basis.

7.      Completes dictations within 24 hours of seeing the patient and records appropriate data in the patient’s medical record.

8.      Develops a collegial working relationship with peers, physicians and staff on the unit, contributing suggestions for improving departmental and organizational operations.

9.      Reviews department protocols, revising, and updating annually.

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Physical Requirements:

 

1.      Ability to assist with movement of disabled patients when needed.

2.      Ability to communicate verbally and in written form.

3.      Ability to visually, auditorily, and manually assess patients.

 

 

Educational/Experience Requirements:

 

1.      Graduate from an accredited physician assistant/nurse practioner program.

2.      Nationally certified and licensed to practice in the state of Florida



Classification I

 

Required tasks routinely involve a potential for mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, tissues or potential spills or splashes. Use of appropriate measures is required for every health care provider in this position.

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ARNP/PA Ortho (FT) and IM (FT+PT)


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