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Nurse Practitioner - INDCP

FastMed Urgent Care Durham, NC
  • Expired: 17 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

INDCP

PURPOSE:

The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Provides medical care to patients entering the urgent care facility
  • Supports the company standards of care
  • Complies with established standards, practices and regulatory requirements
  • Assures the needs of the patient are being met while remaining within the scope of practice in accordance with State Statute and by the licensing board

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards
  • Reports to work site on time. Comes prepared to care for patients. Supports the company and urgent care site through actions as well as words
  • Interacts with the practice/clinic manager regularly. Keeps manager and medical director informed of concerns and potential liability situations
  • Renders medical care to all patients who present to the urgent care on all assigned shifts. If unable to do so, the provider makes arrangements to have that shift covered and notifies the VP of Provider Relations and/or Provider Relations Manager 
  • Arrives at the Urgent Care on the scheduled day at the start of shift and leaves after the clinic closes and the last patient has left the premises.
  • Obtains an adequate history and performs an appropriate physical examination for the presenting problem
  • Orders pertinent laboratory and radiographic studies as needed based on the initial evaluation.
  • Makes appropriate therapeutic decisions in conjunction with the patient based on the information gathered
  • Administers appropriate medication or treatment as necessary
  • Completely document the patient encounter in accordance with FastMed documentation norms and signs the EMR
  • Reviews and signs diagnostic reports and follows up on patient care as indicated
  • Agrees to participate in periodic Urgent Care staff meetings
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with urgent care standards
  • Abides by Universal Precaution and promotes the use of the precautions
  • Ensures accurate maintenance of patient's medical records and the patient records are treated as confidential information.
  • Participates in the development of education programs for the urgent care staff.
  • Attends meetings as required
  • Attends education programs as needed
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends
  • Is available and participate in on-call assignments
  • Participates in the orientation and/or training of newly hired personnel
  • Participates in the orientation and/or training of students including but not limited to: Physician Assistants, Clinical Assistants & Other Allied Health Staff
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Professional Qualifications: Licensed to practice medicine in accordance with the state law.  Graduate of an approved medical school with a minimum of two years of post-graduate training in primary care medicine. Nurse Practitioner training program. BLS certified. 

Preferred Professional Qualifications: Must have previous experience in an urgent care center.

Additional Qualifications: Understands and values the importance a team approach to both patient care and conflict resolution in dealing with patients.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

While performing the duties of this job,  the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; lift; carry; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl; talk or hear. Move up to 40 pounds. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

While performing the essential functions of the job the employee comes in contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances.  May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to unpleasant situations {accident  and illness} and subject to various and unpredictable situations.

FastMed Urgent Care

Why Work Here?

Awesome leadership team, flexible schedules, great work life balance and benefits.

At FastMed, we understand that helping others offers a truly rewarding career path. Learn how FastMed, the fastest-growing urgent care provider in the US, has created a team-oriented environment where your contributions are valued and your success is strongly encouraged. Wouldn’t it be great to wake up every morning and actually look forward to going to work? Join us as we work towards improving the health and well-being of our communities every day! If you want to be a part of making healthful change, we want you to join the FastMed team!

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