I Accountability Objectives:
In collaboration with the attending physician, prepares and records patient history, develops and implements a plan of care, participates in daily rounds on assigned patients and documents the pertinent symptoms, findings, diagnoses and care plans. Utilizes Powerchart and Powernotes for order entry and documentation. Participates in multidisciplinary rounding, responds to coding and documentation queries and participates as requested in quality and safety initiatives. Functions overall in accordance with the House and Service Coverage Plan. Accountable to the Clinical Department of Chief and Director of Outcomes Management.
II Position Qualifications:
Minimum Education, Licensure / Certification and Experience Required.
Graduate of an accredited school of Physician Assistant/MSN program or other Masters of Science degree in a health related field including six (6) to twelve (12) months of clinical internship.
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program with a minimum of a Masters of Science in Nursing, including six (6) to twelve (12) months of clinical internship.
B. Licensure / Certification
Licensed to practice in the State of Michigan: as a Physician Assistant OR Nurse Practitioner.
Certification from the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
Must be credential for clinical privileges through the SJMO AHP Credentials Committee and the SJMO Board of Trustees.
C Special Skill / Aptitudes
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with patients, family members and the healthcare team.
Willingness and ability to utilize computers and work effectively with the Electronic Health Records.
Excellent customer service orientation skills necessary in order to deal effectively with various levels of hospital personnel, outside customers and community groups.
At least three years of clinical working experience as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
Ability to perform effectively in stressful and/or emergent situations.
Analytical ability to monitor data, develop treatment plans and prescribe medication.
III Duties / Responsibilities:
1 Acts as an extension of the attending admitting physician in the provision of care for the patient. Communicates changes inpatient status to the physician and under the physician's direction documents and implements the plan of care.
2 Performs, documents and dictates complete medical history and physical examinations to assigned patients.
3 Performs rounds daily on all patients, participates in multidisciplinary rounds and performs technical duties on the floor as requested by the a Department Chief or Director of Outcomes Management.
4 Prepares and initiates orders in consultation with the Clinical Department Chief or Director of Outcomes Management.
5 Participates in the education of the patient and family on diagnosis, desired results of therapy and the expectations during hospitalization and recovery.
6 Prepares discharge summaries and participates in medication reconciliation and discharge planning.
7 Anticipates and responds to the needs of others, provides assistance, treats others with care and respect while maintaining privacy, confidentiality and dignity.
8 Performs specific Clinical Duties and Privileges in accordance with the House Coverage Services Plan.
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