Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Family

American Family Care, Inc. Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

Summary

Responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients through collaboration with a designated physician.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assess and treat patients with common acute conditions, illnesses, or minor trauma in collaboration with a physician

  • Collaborate with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses.

  • Educate patients and/or families about preventive care, positive behaviors, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.

  • Maintain legible, accurate, and confidential medical records.

  • Document all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations

  • Order diagnostic tests as appropriate.

  • Prescribe medications within scope of license.

  • Facilitate evaluation of records by physician(s) according to protocols and receive and implement constructive directives.

  • Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, self-care skills, and use of prescribed medical treatments and medications through education and counseling.

  • Regular attendance to ensure efficient operations

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in patient flow through patient triage and other nursing duties as needed

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Current licensure as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (ANCC or AANP) in Adult or Family

  • Ability to learn and utilize Electronic Medical Records system

  • Ability and willingness to work weekend and holiday work as required

  • Flexible, self-motivated individual who is dedicated to quality patient care and customer satisfaction

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Works effectively in a team environment

  • Projects a positive image and has a Patients First attitude

  • Prior experience in primary/urgent care or internal medicine practice is desirable

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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Family

American Family Care, Inc.