NP/PA Emergency Medicine-Greensboro | Greensboro Emer Physicians

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: NP/PA Emergency Medicine-Greensboro
Job ID: 1448
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Physician and Faculty
Winston-Salem, NCPhysician and Faculty, Medical, Healthcare3/6/2013Patient Care at Greensboro Outreach Locations - Cone Health, Wesley Long, MedCenter High Point and Annie Penn. Job Code/Title: 6699/Emergency Medicine NP/PA FLSA: Exempt Reports To: James Hoekstra, MD Original Date: October 2009 Last Revision: Job Summary: Augment a physician''s ability to...

Job Description

Patient Care at Greensboro Outreach Locations - Cone Health, Wesley Long, MedCenter High Point and Annie Penn.

Job Code/Title: 6699/Emergency Medicine NP/PA
FLSA: Exempt
Reports To: James Hoekstra, MD
Original Date: October 2009
Last Revision:

Job Summary: Augment a physician's ability to provide patient care services by independently and interdependently scheduling, supervising, and/or conducting complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and/or surgeries in the Emergency Medicine setting; independently participate in the delivery of direct patient care within the scope of the individual authority granted by the North Carolina State Boards of Medical Examiners and/or Nursing.

Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.

Licensure, Certification and/or Registration: PA or NP licensure

Essential Functions:

1. Perform complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in diagnosing emergency medical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and service for quality patient care; record data and tentative conclusions for review by physician.
2. Coordinate and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
3. Carry out complex patient care services under indirect physician supervision using advanced medical knowledge; monitor progress of patients, maintain a record of the patient's progress, and consult with supervising physician when patient's progress does not meet anticipated and/or predetermined criteria.
4. Plan and schedule work for the physician's health team ensuring proper distribution of assignments and adequate staffing, space and facilities for subsequent performance of assigned duties.
5. Participate in basic science and clinical research projects conducted by supervising physician; prepare statistical reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
6. Teach students, residents and interns in complex techniques and procedures which are unique to Emergency Medicine.
7. Ensures complete and accurate documentation in the medical record of assessment and plan of care.
8. Participate in continuing education in emergency/ urgent care.
9. Remain up to date with department and hospital policy and guidelines.
10. Ensure age/developmentally appropriate patient care is provided in accordance with Age-Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.

Skills and Qualifications:

Ability to maintain composure and work efficiently under pressure
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to perform complex patient diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Ability to work a rotating shift schedule

This job description is an overall statement of responsibilities of this position. The incumbent may be requested to perform other related duties other than those described herein.

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Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-0175. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

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