Location: Winchester, VA

ALLERGY PARTNERS OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY, PA

Job Description

POSITION: Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

RESPONSIBLE TO: 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, EMR 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 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.

Other

• Maintains patient confidentiality; 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.

• Attends all regular meetings.

• Performs all other tasks and projects assigned by the Manager.

• Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations Conducts educational seminars for patients, employers, and others

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.

Email to apply: ahgooch@allergypartners.com

Contact Details

Contact : Andrea Gooch, Practice Manager

Email : ahgooch@allergypartners.com

Fax : 540-665-0411