About Summit Medical Group
Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee's largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at 66 practice locations in 15 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, central laboratory, extensivist clinic, and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 280,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com
In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program. Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.
About Our Career Opportunity
Internal Medicine Associates, IMA, a division of Summit Medical Group, is seeking an Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant to join their practice. This is a Full Time opportunity.
Responsibilities:(List does not include all duties assigned)
Performs complete physical exams, obtains complete medical histories, and records findings.
Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information.
Orders (and, as appropriate, performs) appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
Determines preliminary diagnoses and therapeutic plans by obtaining, interpreting and integrating data.
Posts tests and examination results as appropriate.
Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments, educates patients/family regarding health and illness prevention, and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
Assists physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients.
Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.
Triages nursing and family telephone calls and provides consultation.
EDUCATION: Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.
EXPERIENCE: Prefer a minimum of three years of professional nursing experience in a clinic setting plus two years of APN or PA experience.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Current Advanced Practical Nurse certification or current Physician Assistant certification.
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