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Advanced Practice Provider
Regional Health
Regional Health
 

Job Location: Spearfish, SD
Job Type: Full time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours

40


Department: RHMC-SP 10th St. Primary Care
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40
Shift:
Day (United States of America)

Job Summary:

Under Physician supervision, the Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner may assume primary responsibility in their respective specialty area according to federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. Responsible for management of selected at risk or complex patients and aggregate patient populations in collaboration with physicians, nurses and other Healthcare team members. Must demonstrate the knowledge, critical thinking and skills to plan, coordinate and provide care on a continuing basis.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
  • Acts as an agent of the supervising physician for any medical services that are delegated that are within the Advanced Practice Clinician`s scope of practice.
  • Assess, diagnose, treat and manage patients Healthcare problems/needs. Apply clinical interventions, evaluate outcomes, and implement changes to the plan of care. Anticipates and communicates changes in patient status to meet the needs of the patient.
  • Completes thorough, timely documentation in accordance with facility policy.
  • Complies with scope of care under the guidance of federal, state, and/or local regulatory agencies.
  • Complies with scope of care under the guidance of the supervising physician and/or protocols.
  • Consistently demonstrates appropriate referral and/or transfer of patients to another facility.
  • Demonstrates a thorough and current knowledge of disease processes while conducting a comprehensive health history and physical examination or problem-focused assessment depending on patients status.
  • Demonstrates appropriate referrals and/or provides referral information to the patients and physicians.
  • Orders appropriate tests, procedures, and therapies in collaboration with medical staff based on relevant organizational and unit-specific policies and procedures.
  • Performs and documents ongoing patient assessment and formulates plan of care in collaboration with other medical providers.
  • Recognizes physical, developmental, and psychosocial distress of patient and family, and provides appropriate interventions.
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations, basing patient management decisions on individual patient needs.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Additional Requirements:

    Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

    This position will be a blend, split 3 days/week assisting the palliative/geriatric providers and 2 days/week in urgent care and BHSU clinic.

    Acute/hospital level geriatric care (interpretation of complex investigation results, medication titration/weaning, complex wound care); post acute rehabilitative care anticipating potential post hospital complications, a good understanding of the interdisciplinary team roles including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language and social work; long-term care of the frail/debilitated; palliative care with confidence in prognostication, goals of care discussions with patients and family meetings, assisting in transitions of care from home dwelling to assisted living to long-term care and end-of-life symptom management; electronic medical record proficiency and efficiency; ability to triage multiple medical problems of multiple patients in multiple settings; team work in different environments including the geriatric/palliative care team and staffing teams at long-term-facilities.



    Qualifications:

    Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) - South Dakota Board of Nursing, Physician Assistant (PA) - South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

    Employee Benefits:
    Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

    Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

    How to Apply:





    Regional Health

    Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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