Location: Cynthiana, KY

POSITION: APRN Provider (Nurse Practitioner)

RESPONSIBLE TO: Practice Manager and Physicians

Travel: 4 locations. Florence, Maysville, Flemingsburg, Cynthiana. Candidate may be required to travel to these locations to cover vacations, etc. Candidate must be willing to work at Flemingsburg or Maysville at least once a week.

Allergy Partners of Boone Co. & Eastern KY is seeking an APRN. Allergy Partners is the nation’s largest single-specialty practice in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

JOB SUMMARY: Primary responsibility is to provide professional patient care in the office setting.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• NP degree required
• Current licensure maintained

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

• At least two years of experience in a physician office or hospital
• Ability to make independent decisions about patient care
• Experience diagnosing and treating patients
• Working knowledge of managed care basics and experience working with a managed care and Medicare population
• Comfortable using email and interacting with Internet applications
• Knowledge of AP required software including Centricity, EMR, Sure Shot, and other software applications as needed
• Good communication skills
• Neat and professional appearance

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Clinical Responsibilities

• Takes patient history and records the information into patient’s EMR
• Confers with physicians about new patient findings and potential diagnosis and treatment
• Exercises professional judgment regarding consultation with supervising physicians concerning appropriate treatment
• Develops and implements patient care plans, instructs and counsels patients, and records progress
• Prescribes medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and clinic regulations

• Provides diagnosis and treatment services to established patients
• Prescribes medications, treatments, and immunotherapy in accordance with physician protocols
• Performs patient education duties such as handing out brochures and directing patients to specific Internet sites for more information
• Transmits prescription requests to pharmacy and documents action in patient’s EMR
• Oversees appointment bookings and ensures emergency situations are scheduled appropriately
• Maintains timely flow of patients
• Returns patient phone messages at designated times throughout the day and documents actions taken in patient’s EMR
• Triages incoming telephone calls, instructs patient and family regarding treatment, and then documents actions taken in patient’s EMR
• Completes appropriate documentation in patient’s EMR according to meaningful use standards
• Performs all other duties, tasks, and projects as assigned by management and physicians

Other

• Maintains patient confidentiality and complies with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice
• Maintains detailed knowledge of practice management and other computer software as it relates to job functions
• Attends CPR, OSHA, HIPAA, and OIG training programs as required by the practice
• Attends all regular meetings
• Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations
• Conducts educational seminars for patients, employers, and others

Supervisory Responsibilities
Supervisory responsibility if applicable would be inclusive of clinical support staff.

Typical Physical Demands
Position requires full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking. Employee will occasionally be asked to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds. Normal visual acuity and hearing are required. Employee will work under stressful conditions and be exposed to bodily fluids on a regular basis.

Typical Working Condition
Employee will have frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, needle sticks and other conditions common to a clinic environment
This position description is not intended as, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this position.

Contact Details

Contact : Megon Northcutt

Email : mknorthcutt@allergypartners.com

Phone : 8592348852

State : Kentucky

City : Cynthiana

Job ID : 1067