Advanced Practice Provider, Medical
Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.
Job Description and Performance Standards
Title: Medical Advanced Practice Provider (APP) 577202410
Department: HPG – Convenient Care Dalton
Reports To: Vice President, responsible to Supervising Physician
Shift: Days and hours vary to include every other weekend
Status: Full Time
The medical advanced practice provider working in Hamilton Physician Group will be responsible for taking medical histories, examine, and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and other diagnoses (i.e. x-rays, CT scans, MRI) and make diagnoses. The medical advanced practice provider will prescribe medications and other ancillary services as indicated (i.e. physical therapy, occupational therapy, dietary consults, behavioral health consults). The medical advanced practice provider will provide patient education as indicated. The above duties and other duties as assigned will be performed in collaboration with a supervising physician and the physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
Education: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program or Nurse Practitioner program.
Licensure: Registered PA or APRN license, or eligible for license, in state of Georgia. AHA BLS CPR required.
Experience: Demonstration of clinical competency in the Advanced Practice Provider role. Two years’ experience preferred.
Skills: Demonstration of clinical competency in the Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner role. Demonstration of qualities of leadership and sound clinical judgment. Ability to effectively communicate with patients, fellow co-workers and other members of the health care team. Ability to effectively interpret, implement and support hospital policies, regulations, philosophy and objectives.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EFFORT AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Works in a physician office setting with adolescent, adult and geriatric patients who may experience a wide range of medical problems. Required to work flexible schedule. Ability to work with patients and significant others in possible stressful and emotional situations. Requires full range of body motion including possible lifting and handling patients. Possible exposure to communicable diseases, chemicals or body fluids. Potential to work in acute care hospital environment.