Advanced Practice Clinician

Page Healthcare Assoc-Luray - 459523 Luray, Virginia Full-Time


Description

  • Entity:
  • Shift: Day, Evening with Rotating Weekends

Job Summary 
Graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on the Education of Physician Assistants (ARC-PA)  OR
Graduate of a nationally accredited school of nursing with Bachelors in nursing and Masters Degree in advanced practice nursing.

Experience
Previous community health and wellness services experience desired as well as prior experience in an acute-care setting is preferred.

Knowledgeable in the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological stages of human growth and development

Certification / License & State (if applicable) Additional Information
PA board certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
OR
NP board certified as an Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care

Possesses and maintains an unrestricted license to practice as a PA or an NP in Virginia

Possesses and maintains an unrestricted DEA license to prescribe in Virginia

Maintains and provides proof of CME requirements as put forth by the Virginia Board of Medicine or Joint Board of Medicine and Nursing.

Recertification, if required, is necessary

AHA BLS Certification prior to completion of orientation.

AHA ACLS Certification within 60 days of hire if not already certified.

Qualifications 
· Must be thoroughly familiar with the principles and practice of a PA or NP.

· Must possess well-developed interpersonal skills to work smoothly and productively with patients as well as administrative, nursing and physician staff members
· Must possess highly developed organizational skills and be very reliable, as this position requires daily access to patient information, which is extremely confidential.· Must be able to perform activities that involve an independent evaluation or treatment of a patient's medical condition.· Must possess background information in the biological, behavioral, medical and nursing services relevant to the practice as a physician assistant and possess knowledge of the legal, ethical and professional responsibilities of a physician assistant.· Must be willing to receive additional training, as needed, and remain current on the skills necessary for the performance of required duties.· Successful completion of an AHA ACLS course if required within 30 days of hire date.· The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status, and interpret the appropriate information needed in order to provide care for the age group of patients served.· 90-day notice of resignation is required.

Grade
AP2

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police and/or WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares) (applicable state)
3rd party Background Check

Physical Demands
16 B Advanced Practice Clinician

FLSA Classification
Exempt