PATHS

Midlevel Provider (FNP or PA)

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Posted On: Tuesday, 15th November 2022
Category: Licensed Professional
Department: Medical
Shift: Week Days
Location: Danville
PATHS Community Adult Medical and Adult Behavioral Health Center
336 Old Riverside Drive, Danville, VA 24541
Job Type:
40 Hours per Week
Education: Graduate Degree
Duration: Permanent

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director, this position will provide comprehensive primary care to patients ranging in age from birth to the elderly.   This position will work as part of a care team that practices evidenced based medicine in a Patient Centered Medical Home model of care.

Specifically, this position will be expected to:

  1. Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  2. Obtain and document, or cause to be obtained and documented; appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family and social history, review of systems, examination, medications and allergies, assessment and plan for each patient within the electronic medical record.
  3. Order prescription refills, administration of medications, ancillary testing, and/or referrals within electronic medical record (“EHR”) as per policy.
  4. Review ancillary test results and coordinates patient notification.
  5. Provide education in disease management and prevention.
  6. Complete appropriate documentation in EHR, in a timely fashion, to comply with company policy and insurance/reimbursement guidelines.
  7. Participates in rotating call schedule to provide access to care outside normal office hours (nights, weekends, etc.).
  8. Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  9. See an average of 16-18 patients per day for a wide range of reasons including acute problems, physicals, hospital follow-up and chronic disease management.
  10. Follows established agency policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  11. Establish, strengthen, and negotiate relationships between the health center and other clinicians, provider organizations and providers in the marketplace.
  12. Maintains appropriate licensure and certification including meeting and/or exceeding requirements pertaining to continued medical education.
  13. Attend all staff and provider meetings.
  14. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  15. Support the mission of PATHS.

Preferred Skills:

Required:

  • License to practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Current DEA license
  • Able to bill for services provided to patients with Medicare, Medicaid and all private insurances

Preferred:

  • Board Certification
  • Experience working in a federally qualified health center (FQHC).
  • Experience using eClinicalWorks electronic health record (EHR) system.

Skills:

  1. Ability to observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
  2. Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
  3. Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.
  4. Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
  5. Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirement.
  6. Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
  7. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  8. Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  9. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  10. Effective computer skills (Microsoft Office, eClinicalWorks and Google).