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Nurse Practitioner

Company: University of Toledo Physicians
Location: Toledo
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description University of Toledo Physicians' mission is to improve the human condition through excellence in patient care and medical discovery. Representing more than 200 physicians, UT Physicians are leaders in clinical care, research and education of the future physicians, providing care in a wide range of medical specialties from the most complex diagnoses and treatments to primary care for the entire family. The primary site of inpatient care services is at the University of Toledo Medical Center, but many of our physicians--- practice at hospitals and medical offices throughout the region. University of Toledo Physicians offers competitive pay and benefits including: 403B, Pension, health and tuition waiver at UT. Position Summary: Functions within the collaborative agreement arranged between the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) and physician. The APPs work autonomously and in collaboration with the Hospitalists to diagnose, treat and manage individuals or population of patients. APPs can serve as health care resource providers, patient advocates, and interdisciplinary consultants with the Health Care Team (HCT). Duties: Demonstrates clinical competency and accountability in care for patients as identified in unit---s Scope of Care. Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview, health history, physical examinations, and diagnostic studies; Recognizes deviations from normal in the assessment and coordinates care with physician. Writes prescriptions; initiates request and/or perform routine laboratory, radiologic and diagnostic studies as indicated. Identify normal and abnormal findings commonly seen in laboratory studies. Evaluates and monitor the patient---s response to health and disease and provide education and counseling as appropriate; Initiates appropriate actions to facilitate the implementation of therapeutic plans that are consistent with the continuing healthcare needs of the patient. Determines eligibility of patients for entry into clinical trials. Requests written consultation from physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure appropriate and quality patient care. Demonstrates competence of the practice outlines within the SCA/Supervisory Agreement using methods of quality care reviews, periodic peer review, and clinical outcomes evaluation; Files agreement with the sponsoring physician, the Medical Staff Office, and reviews and renews periodically. If requirement for prescriptive authority are met, add appropriate drugs from formulary to the plan as appropriate. Maintains competency in performing clinical practice for patients in stages of the life cycle appropriate to specialty. Values ethic and cultural differences in the treatment and planning of care. Maintains provision of preventative health services (e.g. screening, risks assessment, immunizations). Conducts or participates in daily multidisciplinary rounds and ensures appropriate and quality care for assigned patients. Precepts students. Initiates/communicates discharge planning needs to patients/social workers in a timely manner. NP Requirements: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Master---s degree in nursing. Current licensure by the State Medical Board of Ohio as a Nurse Practitioner / Advanced Practice Nurse National certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Has a Certificate of Authority (COA) from the Ohio Board of Nursing to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse. PA Requirements: Graduate of a formal Physician Assistant academic program that has been approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT). Current Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Current licensure by the State Medical Board of Ohio as a Physician Assistant with prescriptive authority. General Requirements: BLS and ACLS certified. Possesses DEA controlled substance registration. Possesses NPI (Nation Provider Identifier) from CMS as rendering provider and/or Medicare PINs and UPINs or their Medicaid provider numbers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and problem solving ability required. Able to document care legibly in hand written text. Able to navigate through the EMR and record required data accurately and efficiently. Able to communicate and collaborate with team members including but not limited to physicians, nurses, managers, other APPs and other team members. Ability to identify when supervision is necessary. Demonstration of professional behavior at all times. The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, height, weight, familial or marital status, or genetics. Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: University of Toledo Physicians, Toledo , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Toledo, Ohio

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