This position is responsible for providing medical services to patients of the VHS affiliated Urgent Care/Quick Care/Occupational Health Centers. Such medical services may include history and physical examination, evaluation of specific illnesses and/or injuries and planning for the effective treatment of diseases or injuries, both chronic and acute.
Accountable for patient care in such a way as to ensure the highest quality standards for the practice of medicine are achieved, within the scope of a NP/PA license, established clinical protocols and expertise. Also, must use interpersonal skills to assure patient/customer satisfaction.
Collaborates closely with medical director who monitors and reviews patient care.
Accountable for assuring an efficient and productive office environment by performing activities necessary to accomplish this goal.
PA must be a graduate of a program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) OR
Graduate of a nationally accredited school of nursing with Bachelors in nursing and Masters Degree in advanced practice nursing.
A minimum of one (1) year of NP/PA clinical experience in a primary care or emergency care environment is preferred
Certification & Licensures
Possesses and maintains an unrestricted license to practice as a PA or an NP in Virginia
Possesses and maintains an unrestricted DEA license to prescribe in Virginia
Maintains and provides proof of CME requirements as put forth by the Virginia Board of Medicine.
Recertification, if required, is necessary
PA board certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
NP board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner OR Dual Boarded as Adult/Gerontological and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care
Must be thoroughly familiar with the principles and practice of a PA or NP. Must have a general knowledge of the operation and administration of a medical office.
Must possess well-developed interpersonal skills to work smoothly and productively with patients as well as administrative, nursing and physician staff.
Must be able to perform activities that involve an independent evaluation or treatment of a patient's medical condition.
Must be willing to receive additional training, as needed, and remain current on the skills necessary for the performance of required duties.
The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status, and interpret the appropriate information needed in order to provide care for the age group of patients served.
Driver's license and reliable transportation required.
90-day notice of separation is required as specified in provider contract
Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police or WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares) (applicable state)
3rd party Background Check
16 B Advanced Practice Clinician