Location: Winchester, VA

ALLERGY PARTNERS OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY, PA

POSITION: Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

RESPONSIBLE TO: Practice Manager and Physicians

JOB SUMMARY: Provides professional patient care in the office.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • PA or 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 practice management and word processing software.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Neat, professional appearance.

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

 Clinical Responsibilities

  • Takes patient history, and records the information in the patient’s chart.
  • 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.
  • Formulates and updates patient care plans; consults with physicians as needed.
  • Performs patient education duties; shows immunotherapy videos, hands out brochures, and directs patients to specific Internet sites for more information.
  • Acts as backup and puts patients in rooms as needed.
  • Transmits prescription requests to pharmacy; documents action in patient chart and obtains physician signature of approval.
  • 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; documents action taken in patient chart.
  • Triages incoming telephone calls; instructs patient and family regarding treatment instruction, then documents action taken in patient chart.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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 [ems 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.

 

Contact Details

Email : cpfosque@allergypartners.com

State : VA

City : Winchester

Job ID : 3568