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Full-time Adult Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant needed at a health center in Massachusetts

Position Summary:  Under the supervision of the Director of Adult Medicine, the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will examine patients, review medical histories, interpret diagnostic tests, diagnose patient injury/illness and provide appropriate treatment and education.  The NP/PA will document treatment appropriately in the Electronic Health Record and follow the Health Center’s policies and procedures regarding quality care and compliance.

-  Responsible for conducting individual patient health history, physical assessments and screenings to include various diagnostic testing as needed. Responsible for interpreting the results and providing feedback to patient and/or designated family member.
-  Responsible for prescribing/performing various treatment modalities - including, but not limited to: medications, injections, wellness counseling, suturing, and ancillary testing.
-  Responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans.
-  Consults and collaborates for with a variety of health care professionals and makes referrals as necessary.
-  Monitors and ensures patient satisfaction.
-  Facilitates appropriate utilization of the healthcare system and encourages appropriate follow-up care.
-  Provides educational opportunities for the patient and/or family related to health status, utilizing additional resources when indicated. Responsible for facilitating patient’s participation in medical and health care by providing information needed to make informed appropriate healthcare decisions.
-  Maintains accurate, legible, timely documentation of patient encounters.
-  Serves on and actively participates as a member on committees as assigned. Attends a variety of meetings, discussions, conferences, seminars, and workshops, both within and outside the organization as applicable to own position's responsibilities. Maintains certification in compliance with current State law.
-  Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to manage and provide the care appropriate to the ages of patients served on his/her assigned practice setting.
-  Incumbent must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development relative to the patient’s specific age.
-  Additionally, incumbent must be able to provide the care needed as described in the Health Center policies and procedures.

*  Current and unrestricted Massachusetts Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant License
*  DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration
*  Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
*  Current CPR/BLS Certification
*  Maintain continuing medical education

Offering fantastic compensation and benefits.  For more information, please submit your resume for review!

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K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
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Post Date: Jan 30, 2019
Job Type: NP
Position Type: Permanent
Specialty: Geriatrics,Physician Assistant,Nurse Practitioner
Location: - Dartmouth
Job Reference: KM
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