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Advanced Practitioner Pediatrics - South Lake Pediatrics Mountain Island

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Date: Feb 17, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Req ID: 115506

Position Number: 00152104

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Clinic - Pediatric Clinic

Location: South Lake Peds Mtn Island

Location Details: 

 

 

 

Job Summary
Functions independently in the primary care office setting in collaboration with a supervising physician. Provides care that may be longitudinal, and is responsible for disease management across time, or provides care for overflow and sick visits. Emphasis on preventative care, stable acute illness reprieve, health promotion and illness/injury prevention. Emphasis is on illness reprieve and medication/vaccination compliance. Coordinates staffing and orientation of assigned team members. Plans and conducts ongoing education and training. Maintains infection control/safety standards, and be committed to providing and promoting patient-centered communication and care.

Essential Functions

  • Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education, referral, and follow-up for a shared or owned panel of patients or may handle on a by-visit basis.
  • Manages multiple chronic illnesses, performs minimally invasive procedures, and works with a stable patient population.
  • Recommends screenings and tests based on patients� demographics.
  • Manages health care within protocols mutually agreed upon by physician and ACP team members.
  • Identifies abnormal findings early and initiates appropriate intervention.
  • Participates on committees and in research as appropriate.

Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations.

Education, Experience and Certifications.
Must have or be eligible for a DEA license. Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works. Eligible for prescriptive authority application through the Board of Nursing or Medical Board in NC required. BLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice. Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize and concentrate.
Nurse Practitioner
Masters Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required. License to practice as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in the area of practice from a nationally recognized certifying body required FNP or PNP-PC certification according to population served.
Physician Assistant
Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Masters Degree preferred. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred.

 

 

At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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