Advanced Practice Provider - Internal Medicine, Cottonwood Clinic
- Intermountain Healthcare
- Murray, Utah
- Closing date
- Mar 5, 2024
- Internal Medicine
- Full Time
- Position Type
This Advanced Practice Provider will join our multidisciplinary Internal Medicine team at Cottonwood Clinic in Murray, Utah. As part of the team, you will support and be supported by fellow APPs dedicated to Internal Medicine and Internists.
As an Internal Medicine APP, you will provide care to adult patients, mostly 50 years and older. Many of these patients are being treated for chronic conditions, Diabetes management, Hypertension, CKD, and Mental Health.
In this field you will develop long term relationships with your patients as you assist them on their journey for a healthy life. Establishing these long-term relationships is rewarding and you often treat multiple family members and learn how to care for those in your community. The emphasis is on keeping people well, not just treating a disease state. You will focus on value-based care initiatives and will be the primary resource for your patients regarding their overall physical and mental health.
Cottonwood Clinic is open Monday - Friday. This APP will typically work four 10-hour days per week and will take after-hours call on an as-needed basis.
This position is full time salaried and fully benefits-eligible, which includes generous continuing medical education funds to support you in your growth as an APP.
Position Specific Duties:
This position is accountable for the provision of patient care and other duties as permitted by licensure and defined within Credentialing and Privileging documentation (hospital), Credentialing and Scope of Practice (Medical Group), Consultation and Referral Plan (NP), Delegation of Services Agreement (PA) (DOPL) or other similar documentation as appropriate.
Perform patient assessment to obtain a complete and accurate record of the patient's clinical information and medical symptoms. Order tests and exams to obtain additional information needed to ensure proper and complete care of patient.
Based on assessment, diagnose patient needs and determine a plan of care. Interpret patient care tests and exams to obtain needed information to guide care.
Provide for the treatment of the patient (and oversee the treatment provided by others) including appropriate prescriptive practice to achieve optimal clinical outcomes for the patient. Utilize advanced specialty knowledge to ensure that the care provided is appropriate, effective, timely, and cost efficient.
Perform diagnostic, therapeutic and/or procedural care as defined by Scope of Practice.
Appropriate and timely documentation of clinical care. Code and bill accurately per established protocol and procedure. Ensure that records are detailed and complete, and comply with related standards and regulations.
Conduct and/or coordinate education to increase the knowledge of patient, patient family, and others. Providing appropriate instruction based on patient needs to support the continuum of care.
Train other staff in areas of clinical expertise. Provides teaching of students as appropriate to increase their clinical knowledge and ensure safe patient care.
Stay abreast of current trends in healthcare practice and participate in continuing medical education to ensure optimal clinical knowledge and effective patient care skill.
Coordinates and collaborates patient care efforts with other care providers.
Communicates clinical information timely, accurately, thoroughly, and appropriately to other providers of patient care.
May collaborate with other care providers in the effective sharing of practice expertise.
May participate in research and utilizes evidence-based practice to promote quality patient care, protocol development, care process model development, and best practice standards for assigned patient population.
Supports professional development through research processes.
Current state license as a Physician Assistant.
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Eligible for state Controlled Substance License II through V.
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Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V.
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Other certification as required (e.g. ACLS, PALS, TNCC, NRP).
Masters degree or higher.
Applicable certification from a recognized certifying organization such as the National Commission of Physician Assistants.
Applicable experience as defined by position leadership.
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