Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant-Urgent Care (30 Hrs Per Week Float Position)

Location
Salem, Oregon
Posted
Apr 13, 2024
Closes
Jul 23, 2024
Ref
63861695488
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Job Summary:

Provide high quality urgent/emergent health care to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost effective manner in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.
Essential Responsibilities:


  • Provide high quality health care through direct assessment, diagnoses, and formulation/implementation of treatment plan for patients with common acute and chronic illnesses and injuries (may include performing histories and physicals; ordering, interpreting, and following up on diagnostic studies; ordering medications; performing minor surgery. Perform health maintenance services, including patient education. Refer patients for specialty consultations. Arrange for admission to hospital when needed for appropriate care following appropriate standards of practice. Document in writing all care in the patients permanent medical record in accordance with accepted medical/legal standards. Provide all medical care in accordance with accepted practice standards, hospital/clinic protocols, including supervision by a physician as required, and state licensing guidelines.

  • Coordinate, develop and organize patient or department services or programs. Examples include, but are not limited to: Assist in developing department protocols. Coordinate CME activities for department. Develop written patient education materials. Provide in-service training. Proctor PA{/NP} students. Chair or participate on committees such as redesign and patient flow, triage criteria.

  • Performs other duties as requested.

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