Advanced Practice Clinician

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

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  • Entity: Page Memorial Hospital
  • Shift: Day

Job Summary
The Advanced Practice Clinician is responsible for providing medical services to patients. Such medical services may include history and physician examination, evaluation of specific illnesses and/or injuries and planning for the effective treatment of diseases or injuries, both chronic and acute primarily in an ambulatory setting in collaboration with other advanced practice clinicians and physicians. The Advanced Practice Clinician will perform comprehensive physical assessments and treatments of children, adolescents, and adults for wellness exams, minor acute problems and stable chronic problems while assuring that the highest degree of quality patient care is maintained at all times. The level of care is administered to patients of all age ranges with illnesses, diseases, or physical limitations.

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.

Previous community health and wellness services experience desired as well as prior experience in an office setting for one year in primary care or emergency care is preferred. Knowledgeable in the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological stages of human growth and development

Certification & Licensures
Possesses and maintains an unrestricted license to practice as a PA or an NP in Virginia required BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required * Additional Certification/Licensure Requirements 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 PA board certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) OR NP board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner OR Dual Boarded as Adult/Gerontological and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care * New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Eligibility to prescribe Schedule III drugs in accordance with the regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia is required 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's assistant and possess knowledge of the legal, ethical and professional responsibilities of a physician's 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.

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