Aprn Or PA - Podiatry - **Paducah, Ky**

Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. Paducah , KY 42003

Posted 3 months ago

Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day.

When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.

Job Description:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

This document defines major job responsibilities and performance expectations and serves as a tool for performance evaluation. However, it is not intended to be all-inclusive as other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Provides daily medical management and treatment of patients at the Practice.

  • Provides clinical services to patients, including diagnosis, treatment and referrals to other providers to ensure appropriate coordination and continuity of care.

  • Participates in the establishment of and complies with BMA/BCHS policies, procedures, guidelines, and medical protocol necessary to provide patient care.

  • May perform physical exams to include, but not limited to: Routine examinations, Department of Transportation (DOT) examinations, Post-Offer Examinations, Executive Physicals, and Annual Examinations.

  • Complies with BMA/BCHS policies, procedures and pricing.

  • Utilizes program forms/computer system for charting.

  • Complies with case management protocols.

  • Agrees to assist with the Practice's quality assurance and quality improvement plan.

  • Works with Administration to ensure that the Practice operates in a manner consistent with appropriate medical policy and current professional standards.

  • Participates in community events and periodic marketing activities as time permits. It is understood that, on occasion, these duties may fall outside of regularly scheduled office hours.

  • Maintains appropriate telephone contact with patients, payers and pharmacies.

  • Provides documentation that reflects the patient services actually performed and assigns CPT and diagnosis codes that are reflective of such patient services.

  • Works with Collaborative Physician and/or Medical Director to ensure correct protocol and procedures are followed.

  • Maintains CPR Certification.

Key Accountabilities
1 - 50%

Duties and Responsibilities:
1.) Daily management and treatment of patients in conjunction with other providers and physician and clinical staff.
2.) Helps direct appropriate clinical services, tests and referrals.
3.) Performs physical exams and develops treatment plan.
4.) Maintains appropriate telephone contact with patients, payors and pharmacies.
2 - 25%

1.) Complies with BMA BCHS policies, procedures and pricing.
2.) Complies with clinical protocols.
3.) Complies with quality assurance and quality improvement.
4.) Participates in chart reviews and staff education when appropriate and maintains continuing education requirements.
3 - 25%

Policies and Procedures:
1.) Works with administration to help assure that the management program operates within appropriate medical policies/procedures.
2.) Gives feedback regarding treatment protocols.
3.) Participates in community events and public relations when appropriate.

Standards of Conduct:

  • Communication: The goal of good communication is being committed to listening attentively to our customers to fully understand their needs. It is speaking in terms customers can easily understand to deliver messages with courtesy, clarity and care. This includes face-to-face encounters, telephone and email.

  • Confidentiality/Privacy: It is the responsibility of all Baptist Healthcare System employees to protect our patients' privacy and modesty by creating a secure and trusting environment.

  • Professionalism/Excellence Orientation: Professionalism and Excellence Orientation refer to the way in which our employees work to meet our customers' needs and further the mission of the hospital.

  • Ownership/Stewardship: The work we do is a reflection of ourselves. Ownership and Stewardship mean taking PRIDE in what we do and demonstrating a sense of responsibility for the outcomes of our work and job.

Teamwork/Commitment to Co-Workers: We rely on each other to give the best possible service and care to our patients, visitors, coworkers and physicians. Respect and collaboration are essential Baptist Healthcare System values

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:

The following qualifications are the minimum requirements necessary to adequately perform this job.

  • BSN required; MSN required.

  • Successful completion of advanced practitioner training and certification as a practitioner from an approved nurse practitioner program.

  • Eligible at all times to be insured for professional liability.

  • Current valid and unrestricted license to practice as an APRN in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • BLS Certification.

Skills and Abilities Required:

Physical Requirements:

  • Visual Discrimination This position requires visual acuity and color vision.

  • Hearing This position requires the ability to hear normal sounds with some background noise

  • Strength

  • Moderate to heavy lifting, possibly exceeding 50 pounds
  • Mobility
  • Stooping, kneeling, reaching, walking, and standing required
  • Manual Dexterity Ability to perform small motor tasks needed to enter data in computers and in using equipment or supplies.

Mental Requirements:

  • Concentration This position requires constant ability to concentrate on details with frequent interruption.

  • Attention Span This position requires the ability to constantly attend to tasks or functions until their completion.

  • Conceptualization This position requires the individual to frequently understand and relate to concepts behind specific ideas.

  • Memory This position requires the individual to be able to constantly remember task/assignment given to self or others during the course of a shift. Must be able to frequently remember multiple tasks/assignments given to self and others during the course of a day, as well as over long periods of time.

  • Communication This position requires the individual to have the ability to constantly communicate verbally using advanced level vocabulary and medical terminology.

Working Conditions:

Category A Job classification employee may be expected to incur occupational exposure.

b. Position requires exposure to infectious or communicable diseases, biohazard us and /or chemical materials

If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!

Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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