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Hutchinson Clinic, P.A. Advanced Practice Provider - OBGYN in Hutchinson, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11572319


Provides primary care to patients acting as an assistant to physicians in the clinic following established standards and practices.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

+ Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients.

+ Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed.

+ Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Review patient records.

+ Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.

+ Administers medications and injections according to physician direction. Sutures minor lacerations.

+ Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.

+ Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education.

+ Maintains and reviews patients records, charts, and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results.

+ Triage patient telephone calls and provides consultation.

+ Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.

+ Performs related work as required.

Performance Measures:

+ Perform and complete physical assessment for each assigned patient.

+ Collaborate with physician regarding patient treatment plan.

+ Provide patient and family with education and information regarding diagnosis.

+ Carry out physician orders.

+ Respond to patient telephone calls before leaving each day.

+ Interpret and integrate diagnostic procedures.

+ Maintain a professional and positive attitude.

+ Observe clinic guidelines and policies.

Knowledge & Skills:

+ Experience: Two years to five years of primary care experience preferred.

+ Education: Equivalent to a college degree and a professional certificate or a graduate degree. Licensure as an APRN or PA is required. Can be new graduate who is credentialed.

+ Interpersonal Skills: The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an important part of the job.

Physical Requirements:

+ Requires standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.

+ Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 lbs.

+ Requires normal visual acuity and hearing.

+ Requires full range of body motion and handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and hand-eye coordination.

+ Requires exposure to communicable disease and bodily fluids.

+ Requires working under stress in emergency situations or working irregular hours.

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.