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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (House Calls / Primary Care)

Company: KA Recruiting Inc.
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Saginaw, Michigan. This and other nurse practitioner jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com We are seeking a full time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our team! This position will be covering the Saginaw, MI area and providing primary care for our Home Bound and Transitional Care program. -The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years clinical experience in any of the following areas: family practice, internal medicine, rehab medicine, neurology, cardiology or geriatrics. Candidate must be able to practice independently with strong clinical decision making; be able to communicate clearly with patients and caregivers and be able to navigate well through the EMR. The best candidate will also possess a respectful, kind and mature demeanor. Job DutiesPhysician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner shall: · Provide primary medical care for patients in their home.· Perform a complete history and physical on new patients. May exclude genitalia exam.· Assess the status of chronic conditions and acute issues at each visit.· Complete a review of systems at each visit.· Create a problem list or diagnosis list (assessment) and update at each visit if needed.· Formulate a treatment plan based the H&P and Assessment / Problem List.· Prescribe appropriate medications and evaluate their effects in terms of efficacy & safety· Review and reconcile medications at each visit.· Order and interpret indicated test results.· Manage patient disease states.· Implement health maintenance & preventative health measures.· Educate caregivers and patients at each visit.· Communicate with patients, caregivers and other healthcare providers in compliance with all applicable privacy laws and policies.· Meet with the patients family to discuss medical care and end of life issues as indicated.· Communicate with physician as outlined in the practice agreement.· Participate in case conferences with physicians and mid-level providers as needed.· Document all information noted above in Practice Fusion in a clear and concise manner.· Supervise medical staff team including medical assistants and homecare nurses and therapists.· Assist in the oversight of homecare nursing and therapy.· Practice medicine within the scope of licensure/certification/ and education within a housecall setting and according to a practice agreement.· Take after hours phone calls one week a month.· Demonstrate competence using the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system Practice Fusion· Demonstrate competency using the electronic fax machine (Updox) including reviewing, completing, signing and forwarding patient care documents. Responsibilities typically delegated to a medical assistant:o Give injections of appropriate medicationso Check vital signso Update medication list and assist in completing medication refillso Schedule follow-up appointments.o Call the patient one business day prior to next appointment.o Schedule referrals/consults for specialists.o Track lab and test resultso Send orders for labs and special tests.o Complete patient instruction sheets ( sheets) or fax visit note plan of care to patient or caregiver. Perform minor procedures (per skill level)o Peripheral joint injectionso I&D abscesses or boilso Joint aspirationo Mole removalo Skin tag removalo Wound debridement Administrative duties:o Check email each business day.o Check EMR messages each business day.o Complete visit notes in a timely manner: 2 business days for a new patient visit and 1 business day for follow up visits preferably at the time of the visit.o Oversee homehealth nursing and therapy as indicatedo Submit careplan oversight minutes to support staff on a regular basis but no less than once a calendar month.o Maintain a thorough and complete patient chart.o Participate in CMS Quality programs as directed by practice manager or CEO For more details on this position please submit your resume for review! JOB# KC4543

Keywords: KA Recruiting Inc., Saginaw , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (House Calls / Primary Care), Healthcare , Saginaw, Michigan

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