Advanced Practice Provider, Medical
Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.
Job Description and Performance Standards
Title: Medical Advanced Practice Provider
Department: Hamilton Physician Group
Reports To: Vice President, responsible to Supervising Physician
Shift: 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday
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.JOB QUALIFICATIONS
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.